Fees & Reservations
Fees: No admission fees. Donations accepted at visitor centers. All programs and events are open to the general public. All programs and events are free unless noted otherwise.
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Reservations: Most park programs do not require reservations; check the schedule of events for notes on reservation requirements. Group programs and special accomodations require reservations; call individual sites to make reservations or discuss special needs.
Permits: Permits are required for hunting and research. Permits may be required for some special uses and activities and for commercial filming and photography. See the permits page for more information.
Did You Know?
Tourism has been big business in New Orleans for decades. Before the Civil War, the top must-see site on everyone's New Orleans list was its port, one of the world's busiest at the time. (Early 1800s guides for travelers actually used the term "must-see!")