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 »
Discover the winter residents of the Barataria Preserve's wetlands on a walk with a local expert. Beginning birders are welcome; bring your binoculars if you have some. Walk is free but space is limited so call the preserve visitor center at 504-689-3690 ext. 10 for reservations.
The Barataria Preserve is located at 6588 Barataria Blvd. in Marrero near Crown Point.