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    Jean Lafitte

    National Historical Park and Preserve Louisiana

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    All park sites except Chalmette Battlefield/Chalmette National Cemetery closed Tuesday, November 11, for Veterans Day. All park sites closed on Thanksgiving, November 27. Follow the link for more on park hours and days. More »

Law Enforcement at Jean Lafitte

Law enforcement rangers and their car

Law enforcement rangers protect visitors and resources in America's national parks.

For emergencies when visiting the park, always call 911 for help.

If you're visiting the park and see

  • suspicious activity
  • lost visitors
  • illegal dumping
  • poaching
  • other situations that require a ranger's assistance

call 1-855-289-7412 for National Park Service Law Enforcement Response.

Did You Know?

Cajun band performs at the Liberty Theater.

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