Since 1984, the Lafayette Parish Bayou Vermilion District has worked to beautify, conserve and manage sites along the Vermilion ensuring the preservation and enhancement of the natural and cultural resources for the citizens of Lafayette Parish. The Bayou Vermilion District’s mission focuses both on the environment and the unique culture of Lafayette.


Explore some of the recreational activities offered by Vermilionville 

Boat Launches

Explore boat launch options at Vermilionville and the surrounding areas

Canoe and Kayak Guided Trips

Learn more about guided canoe and kayak trips

Public Parks

Explore the parks of Acadiana

Equipment Rentals

Learn more about renting gear from Bayou Vermilion District


Explore fishing spots at Vermilionville