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Expert Review of Chalmette Battlefield/Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve

Parks and Outdoors Review of Chalmette Battlefield/Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve

Away Travel Expert: Johnny Molloy
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ParksExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Camping,Sustainable Travel
Parks and OutdoorsExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • This operation of the National Park Service covers six areas including the Chalmette Battlefield, where Andrew Jackson led the Americans in victory in the Battle of New Orleans. Other sites are focused on the cultural and natural history of South Louisiana.
  • The Barataria Preserve section offers guided walks, canoe tours and more in its 20,000 acres. It is known as a great birding destination as well.
  • Checkout the Acadian Cultural Center in Lafayette. It focuses on Cajun lifeways, and other groups who called Bayou Vermillion home.

Address:
8606 W. St. Bernard Hwy
New Orleans, Louisiana
Parking: Grounds and restrooms Mon-Thurs 7am-3pm, Fri-Sun 9am-4:30pm; visitors' center Fri-Sun 9am-4:30pm
Price: Free admission


Visitor Information


Telephone Number: 504/589-3882
Price Information: Free admission
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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