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    Jean Lafitte

    National Historical Park and Preserve Louisiana

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    All park sites closed Monday, October 13, for Columbus Day. Follow the link for information about park hours and days and about access to the Barataria Preserve and Chalmette Battlefield/Chalmette National Cemetery on holidays. More »

Event Details

  • Every Sunday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 08/28/2014 to 10/31/2014

    Location: Barataria Preserve, Marrero | Map Time: 10:00 AM Fee Information: free Contact Name: Barataria Preserve, Marrero Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 504-689-3690 ext. 10

Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk through swamp and marsh. Stop by the visitor center to find out which trail the day's walk will visit.

The Barataria Preserve is at 6588 Barataria Blvd. in Marrero near Crown Point. The preserve is closed on federal holidays and on Mardi Gras (Tuesday, February 17, in 2015), so no walk is offered. Note that parking lot gates are open 9:00 a.m.-5:00 Monday-Tuesday and on federal holidays for access to trails; gates are closed on Mardi Gras.