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

Nature, human history, fascinating critters, emerging ecological challenges: there are a lot of stories in Louisiana's wetlands! Depending on weather and topic, 15-minute talk will either be at visitor center or on the Visitor Center Trail; ask at the visitor center information desk for today's location.

The preserve is located at 6588 Barataria Blvd. in Marrero (near Crown Point). The preserve visitor center is closed on federal holidays and on Mardi Gras (Tuesday, February 17, in 2015).