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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

  • 02/23/2013

    Location: Barataria Preserve, Marrero | Map Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Fee Information: free Contact Name: Barataria Preserve, Marrero Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 504-689-3690 ext 25

Kids aged 6-12 (parents welcome too!) can explore the nature and history of Louisiana through crafts, trail walks, and hands-on activities. Free but space is limited so reservations are required; call 504-689-3690 ext. 10.

Upcoming programs are

  • "People of Barataria" - learn about the American Indians, Isleno settlers, trappers, hunters, and fishers who've called the Barataria area home. Saturday, February 23.

The Barataria Preserve is located at 6588 Barataria Blvd. in Marrero.