Sitting on 600 acres, the Louisiana State Arboretum in Ville Platte protects over 150 plant species native to central Louisiana. The park is nestled within Chicot State Park, giving way to awesome sightseeing and recreation.
Be sure to have your camera ready – the arboretum is filled to the brim with Beech-Magnolia forest, colorful ferns, vibrant hickories, and sycamores, as well as tons of wildlife. Stop in the visitor center for more information on specific plant life and recreation at Lake Chicot.
Louisiana State Arboretum
1300 Sudie Lawton Ln.
Ville Platte, Louisiana 70586