Due to Severe Weather all park sites are closed.
All six sites of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve as well as New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park will close beginning on October 27, 2020 at 4:30PM CDT, due to the threat of Hurricane Zeta. No decision has been reached as to a reopening date. The following areas will be closed:
For your safety:
The health and safety of visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve are the park's number one priority. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidance for the coronavirus/COVID 19 pandemic includes social distancing. If you are coming to the park, please choose to visit areas that are not crowded to allow for adequate social distancing.
The National Park Service urges everyone to do their part when visiting a park and to follow CDC guidance to prevent the spread of infectious diseases by maintaining a safe distance between yourself and other groups; cleaning your hands often; avoiding touching your eyes, nose, and mouth; covering your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze; and most importantly, staying at home if you feel sick.
For information on non-emergency closures and construction at park sites, follow the link for details.
Last updated: October 27, 2020