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Visitor Center

Located off the south side I-10 just east of the Crossed-Pistol Bridge, you will find a great place to stretch your legs, use the restrooms, and gather brochures and maps from all around the state. Don't forget to walk over to the Gator Pond to see live gators!


  • Restrooms
  • Maps and Brochures
  • Complimentary Coffee
  • Computer with access with internet
  • Gift shop
  • Dog walking area
  • Drink vending machine
  • Indoor eating area
  • Outdoor patio with table and benches
  • Lake viewing binoculars
  • Gumbo Gator topiary
  • Gator Pond
  • Friendly tourist information assistants

If aren't able to stop by and pick up a Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Getaway Guide, you may request one by mail or download it HERE.


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