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Jean Lafitte National Historical Park And Preserve

419 Decatur Street, New Orleans, Louisiana USA

Free
Free to Visit
Closed Now
Opens Sun 9a
  • Independent
  • Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • Public
    Restrooms
  • Outdoor
    Seating
  • No Wifi
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“the barataria preserve”

In Jean Lafitte's day, silver and gold filled a pirate's treasure chest, but today's treasures are people, places, and memories. Discover New Orleans’ rich cultural mix. Learn Cajun traditions from people who live them. Watch an alligator bask on a bayou’s bank. Walk in the footsteps of the men who fought at 1815’s Battle of New Orleans.

Jean Lafitte's six sites are scattered across south Louisiana. Each is unique in its focus, and they all reflect a place where traditions can be generations old but the ground under your feet can change with the weather. The park's sites share the story of a place where change is the only constant, from the waterways that shape the land in new patterns every day to the never-ending balancing act between old ways and new ideas.

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Reviewed by
matthewjanis

  • 27 Reviews
  • 7 Helpful
December 05, 2018
Rated 5.0

Their is actually 5 parks part of this system and we visited 2. The walk in the swamp on a raised boardwalk was a great experience and the staff are super helpful.

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Jean Lafitte National Historical Park And Preserve

419 Decatur Street
New Orleans, Louisiana
USA

Hours

Closed Now
  • Sun - Sat: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Good for bird watching, hiking, and 2 more activities.

  • Parking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Restrooms
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Outdoor Seating
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