Columbus Day Closures
All park sites closed Monday, October 13, for Columbus Day. Follow the link for information about park hours and days and about access to the Barataria Preserve and Chalmette Battlefield/Chalmette National Cemetery on holidays. More »
Field Trips at the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center
At the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center in Eunice, curriculum-based programs are available for students pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. Just for fun, students can also enjoy scavenger hunts in the visitor center and videos on subjects from the Acadian deportation to music to Mardi Gras to the Houma Indians. Call 337-457-8499 for more information and reservations.
Did You Know?
The Prairie Acadian Cultural Center takes to the airwaves every Saturday night, sponsoring Rendez-vous des Cajuns at the Liberty Theater right next door to the center in Eunice. The live show of Cajun and zydeco music is locally known as "the Cajun Grand Old Opry" and broadcasts at www.krvs.org