Chicot State Park

Lafayette Area
Lafayette Area
Type of Route
18 miles

Embark on an adventure around the stunning Lake Chicot on this trail that winds through a variety of terrains. While the route is not too challenging during dry weather, it can pose a tougher challenge in wet conditions with potential mud and steep hills. However, the 6,400-acre park offers picturesque views year-round, and the crystal-clear lake is perfect for fishing.

Take advantage of the indoor camp facilities or opt for the South Landing's array of amenities such as cabins, picnic areas and boat rentals. The North Landing boasts campsites, fishing piers, and even a conservation lodge. With so much to explore, Lake Chicot is a must-visit destination for nature lovers.

Ready to continue exploring? Check out Louisiana’s Swamp Pop Museum in Evangeline Parish and learn about the genre’s unique and storied history.

Learn more about the area: Evangeline Parish Tourist Commission

Contact Info:
Chicot State Park
3469 Chicot Park Rd.
Ville Platte, LA 70586
Telephone: (337) 363-2403