Park Amenities

  • Veterans Memorial
  • Live Oaks
  • Native Landscapes
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Interactive Water Adventure
  • Giles Automotive Family Small Dog Park
  • Ochsner Playground
  • 4-Acre Lake Reaux
  • Savoy Family Treehouse
  • Ochsner Promenade walking paths
  • Orlando Mountain (highest point in Lafayette)
  • Hiking Trails
  • Fishing Pier

Hours of Operation

  • Moncus Park is open seven days a week.
  • The Park is open from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • The Play Area is open from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. 
  • The Our Lady of Lourdes Interactive Water Adventure is open from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. for summer hours. The Water Adventure is closed 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. every Tuesday for cleaning.
  • All unimproved & unlit areas are open from sunrise to sunset.
  • For Park alerts and closures visit

Know Before You Go

We post all rules, regulations and miscellaneous information you may need to know before visiting.

Park Map


Guests can park in Moncus Park's paved lot off Johnston Street. Handicap parking and ADA-accessible pathways are available. Parking is free for the first 30 minutes and $2 an hour per vehicle. Parking is free on Mondays for all Park guests. Friends of Moncus Park, the Park's membership program, receive parking perks, visit to learn more. Volunteers, programming partners, or those visiting at the request of Moncus Park will receive validated complimentary parking at the time of the scheduled appointment. Paid parking directly supports the Park's operations and maintenance as well as the many free amenities, daily programs, and events the Park produces for the community.

Parking details are as follows:
• RATE PER HOUR – $2.00
• Sales tax included in all parking rates.

Credit cards are accepted.


Moncus Park offers FREE SHUTTLE RIDES from Blackham Coliseum to on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Park visitors wishing to use this convenient shuttle option can park at Blackham Coliseum’s Cabbage Patch Lot and take a free, fast shuttle to Moncus Park.


Thanks to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, our 4-acre wetland pond is fully stocked! Fishing is encouraged, and we have a catch-and-release policy. If you’re 18 or older, you must have a Basic Fishing License to fish recreationally in Louisiana waters.

Bus / RV Parking

We can accommodate Bus and RV parking in our overflow lot beyond the parking lot. To let us know when you plan to visit, call our office at (337) 500-1177 Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. There is no paid parking requirement for School Bus or RV Parking.

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We are working hard to provide an excellent experience for you. The team would LOVE your input so that we can continue to provide a quality experience when you visit Moncus Park.

Where is Moncus Park?

We are located in the heart of Lafayette at 2913 Johnston Street, Lafayette, LA 70503.

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