Alexandria Welcome Center

Located just off of I-49, nine miles north of Alexandria, this Welcome Center is an ideal rest stop for those traversing Louisiana from either the north or the south. Travelers will find complementary coffee, restrooms, as well as picnic areas. This center is located along the southern edge of the Kisatchie National Forest and you will find a statue onsite celebrating the contribution that the Civilian Conservation Corps made to both Louisiana and the entire United States.

7050 LA-1
Boyce, LA 71409-0549
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31.3622331, -92.5910443

From the North: Take exit 94, bear right at Rapides Station Road (cross street) turn right on LA 1. Welcome Center will be on your right. From the South, take exit 94; turn left at Rapides Station Road (cross street) then turn right on LA 1. Welcome Center is on the right.

(318) 767-6000

Louisiana Welcome Centers
Hours of Operation:
  • 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily
  • Closed for New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day

24/7 Services Available:
  • Restrooms, including handicapped facilities

Amenities During Business Hours:
  • Free coffee
  • Dog walk
  • Indoor handicapped accessible restroom
  • Picnic table
  • Louisiana Highway Maps
  • Local Attractions and Destinations brochures

Rental Facilities Available:
Small conference/meeting facility holds up to 35 classroom style.

Nearby Attractions:
Fort Randolph
Gone Wild Safari
Alexandria International Airport
Kent House Plantation
Alexandria Zoo
Kisatchie National Forest

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