• Image of swamp, bayou, and marsh

    Jean Lafitte

    National Historical Park and Preserve Louisiana

Barataria Preserve Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of Louisiana's wild wetlands. Call the Barataria Preserve audio tour line at 504-799-0802 to find out about the picture at each stop. Press 1 to hear Stop 1, 2 to hear Stop 2, etc. You can press *0 if you'd like to leave a comment.

Enjoy your walk!


Did You Know?

St. Louis Cathedral and a statue of Andrew Jackson on his horse in New Orleans' Jackson Square

Tourism has been big business in New Orleans for decades. Before the Civil War, the top must-see site on everyone's New Orleans list was its port, one of the world's busiest at the time. (Early 1800s guides for travelers actually used the term "must-see!")