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Natchitoches Alligator Park

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Address: 380 Old Bayou Pierre Road, Natchitoches, LA 71457
Phone Number: 877-354-7001
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Entertaining & informative

We got to see the alligators being fed, but they had fewer shows than advertised. Lots of opportunities to see alligators in various settings. We loved seeing the baby alligators... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Byrd11
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got to see the alligators being fed, but they had fewer shows than advertised. Lots of opportunities to see alligators in various settings. We loved seeing the baby alligators! They also had lots of other interesting animals: deer, goats, miniature horses, snakes, etc.

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WICHITA FALLS, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even my 2 year grand children LOVED this place! You can hold an alligator (if you nervy enough). You can feed them also. Have camera ready.

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Farmington, Maine
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107 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Alligator Park was a nice little adventure for our young children. The park is small and seems to be well maintained. In addition to the varied areas to see the Alligators there are other small animals to see and feed (goats, miniature horses, turtles, etc). The "feeding show" was difficult to hear, however watching the amazing alligators feed was... More 

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Stigler
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The park isn't very big and you can see everything in a couple of hours. There are alligator feedings every hour or so and anyone visiting the park should watch one of these. The barricades and fences seem adequate to keep visitors and alligators apart but parents need to keep a close eye on small kids. There are small animals... More 

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Bernice, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Our family enjoyed this tour despite the sticky weather! Very educational! Lots of small gators everywhere age interesting history and wildlife information.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

After reading some reviews I was a little nervous about visiting the gator park. When we arrived there it was nicer than I thought. The gator feeding started on time at 11:30. And my kids enjoyed it a lot. They also loved feeding the goats. We stayed for two hour and for the price it wasn't bad. If you have... More 

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Arkansas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

After reading other reviews on Tripadvisor, I had high hopes, but I'm afraid most criticism on here is rather spot on. The idea for the park is creative, however the whole place needs a good power wash. The reptile house is just foul and thick with urine smell. Extremely thick. The Marsh and Swamp sections were enjoyable because they were... More 

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Menifee, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

One of our favorite attractions in the US. We do a lot of road trips and absolutely loved this Alligator Park. So much to see, well worth admission. Very fun gift shop and small cafe.

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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This is a short 15 minute drive from the town of Natchitoches and makes the kids happy. When we went it was busy but not crowded. It has several swamp areas where you can see the alligators out in the natural setting as well as manmade ponds right there as you walk in so you can see them up close.... More 

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Center, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The family and I had a wonderful time at this off the beaten path place. prices were about right, snack shop was good and tasty. they have birds, goats, turtles, deer, ducks and of course the alligators, lots of them. will certainly visit again.

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