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Arbor day celebration set for Jan. 16 at Chicot State Park

VILLE PLATTE- Celebrate Louisiana’s Arbor Day with a tree seedling giveaway at Chicot State Park on Saturday, January 16, 2021 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
The tree seedling giveaway will take place at Pavilion 1 near the splashpad in Chicot State Park this year. Tree seedlings to be given away include American Beech, Bald Cypress, Buttonbush, Dahoon Holly, Green Ash, Pignut Hickory, Redbud, River Birch and Shumard Oak. Please keep everyone safe by following Covid-19 safety guidelines. The Arboretum Nature Center will be closed on Saturday but the trails will be open and accessible through the Caroline Dormon Lodge entrance.
Day-use admission to the park is $3 per person ages 4-61. For more information about this program, call the Arboretum at 1-888-677-6100 toll free or 337 363-6289 in the Ville Platte area or visit us at

Evangeline Today

145 Court St.
Ville Platte, LA 70586
Phone: 337-363-3939
Fax: 337-363-2841