Veterans Day and Thanksgiving Closures
All park sites except Chalmette Battlefield/Chalmette National Cemetery closed Tuesday, November 11, for Veterans Day. All park sites closed on Thanksgiving, November 27. Follow the link for more on park hours and days. More »
Field Trips at the Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center
Located on the banks of Bayou Lafourche in Thibodaux, the Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center offers students a look at Lousiana life in the swamps and on the bayous. Call 985-485-1375 for more information and reservations.
Did You Know?
Vultures do not have many predators. If an enemy does approach, the vulture will face its enemy and vomit. This inventive bird also has a unique way to stay cool: it urinates on its legs. The urine also helps kill any germs picked up while standing on a carcass.