Columbus Day Closures
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 »
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.