Contact Information


Full-Time Staff

Kyle Patton
Curator of Natural Science

Steven "Cory" Garrard 

​Phone: (337) 291-8448
Mailing Address: APNS, 1205 East Alexander Street, Lafayette, LA 70501
Follow this Google Maps link to Nature Station trailhead and parking!

Nature Station Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 8am to 5pm
Saturday - Sunday: 11am to 5pm

** Trails are free and open everyday from dawn until dusk. Please note that visiting the Nature Station is also FREE of charge. **

From I-10, take Exit 104 (Louisiana Ave.). Go south on Louisiana Ave, towards Lafayette. Go to East Alexander Street and turn left. Go to the "Acadiana Park Campground and Nature Station" sign at Campground Road and turn left (campground road is just before Acadiana Park playground equipment). Park at Nature Station trail head on right (just before the campground office) then walk down the nature trail to the Nature Station.​​​​​