Frequent Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Currently, the amenities and features below are available for the public to use at no cost:

• Veterans Memorial
• Ochsner Playground
• Our Lady of Lourdes Interactive Water Adventure
• Savoy Family Treehouse
• Giles Automotive Family Small Dog Park
• Lake Reaux
• Ochsner Pathway to Health
• Orlando Mountain (highest point in Lafayette)
• Walking Trails, including 1 mile loop
• Fishing Pier
• First Horizon Amphitheater
• LPTFA Outdoor Classroom
• Wetland Boardwalks
• Restrooms
• Dog Parks (permit required; learn more)

The park has been named Moncus Park in honor of our lead donor, Mr. James Devin Moncus, for his generosity and support of this project.

Annual gifts like our Friends of Moncus Park membership program help sustain the long-term initiatives to maintain Moncus Park such as planting trees, trash cleanup, managing volunteers and more!

Memberships at Moncus Park are not required to enjoy the many amenities of Moncus Park, but  all membership levels enjoy a variety of fun and rewarding benefits including invitations to exciting member-exclusive events! To learn more visit the link below.


While Lafayette Consolidated Government owns the land, a nonprofit entity, Moncus Park, signed a 99-year lease to develop and maintain the 100-acre property. Moncus Park is responsible for the funding, operations, and upkeep of the Park.

There are many ways you can connect with us. Please visit our Facebook page or email us directly at!

You can also submit your feedback through the link here: FEEDBACK FORM

 There are many ways to support Moncus Park! Annual gifts like our membership program help sustain long-term initiatives to maintain Moncus Park, such as planting trees, cleanup, managing volunteers, and more. Additionally, there are many ways to leave your mark in the Park, such as purchasing personalized brick pavers or by supporting ongoing campaigns and programs. To learn more about these options visit

Additionally, if you are passionate about Moncus Park, join us and be a part of something historic by volunteering to support Acadiana’s world-class park. Volunteers are an important part of the Moncus Park community and make a dramatic difference by helping with both park preservation and supporting the park’s programs and events. To get involved visit

You may continue to visit this website and our Facebook page for current information. In addition, you can sign up to receive email alerts.

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With historic oak trees and endless green space, we provide a unique setting for any special occasion. Our 100-acre park can accommodate groups large and small. From networking events to company parties, or formal receptions to festivals, the Park provides the perfect backdrop for any occasion!

To learn more about booking your event, visit Book Your Event – Moncus Park

The Farmers & Artisans Market is held every Saturday, rain or shine, from 8am until noon. For information regarding this market or becoming a vendor, please visit their website.
Market Website

We want to hear from you! Whether it is a question or a suggestion, your input is vital to our success. If you have additional questions, please contact us via email at