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
• Dog Parks (permit required; learn more)
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 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 www.moncuspark.org/support.
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 www.moncuspark.org/volunteer.
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.