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    Jean Lafitte

    National Historical Park and Preserve Louisiana

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Event Details

  • Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 03/01/2014 to 05/31/2014

    Location: Vermilionville Heritage & Folklife Park, Lafayette | Map Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM Fee Information: see below Contact Name: Vermilionville Heritage & Folklife Park, Lafayette Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 337-233-4077

Explore the rich cultural heritage and natural history of Bayou Vermilion in Lafayette with a National Park Service ranger on the good ship Cocodrie, a traditional Louisiana boat. Cast off from Vermilionville Heritage & Folklife Park of the Bayou Vermilion District, 300 Fisher Road in Lafayette (right next to the Acadian Cultural Center at 501 Fisher Road).

Reservations are required; ticket prices vary according to tour selected. Visit the Bayou Vermilion boat tour page for tour times, ticket prices, and reservation information. Please note that tours are offered Tuesday-Saturday, but that National Park Service rangers are on board on Tuesdays and Thursdays only.