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 »
Join park staff, scientists, birders, and volunteers to identify and count the birds of the Barataria Preserve. Beginning birders are encouraged and will be teamed up with more experienced birders. Learn more about the bird count and the preserve here. Participants must register by Friday, January 24. Call the preserve visitor center at 504-689-3690 ext. 10 to register or for more information. Free.