Some Park Sites Closed May 17-18
Staff from throughout the park will be at the Barataria Preserve for BioBlitz May 17-18 (you're invited too!). See how this will effect operations at other sites and learn more about BioBlitz by following the link. 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?
Two volunteer battalions of free men of color fought in the Battle of New Orleans in 1815. These men were the first black American troops to receive pay, equipment, pensions, and bounty land grants equal to that of their white counterparts.