6588 Barataria Blvd.
Marrero, LA
504-689-3690 ext. 10
Open daily 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

The park’s 23,000 acres offer a taste of Louisiana’s wild wetlands. Boardwalks and trails wind through the park’s bayous, swamps, marshes and forests. See alligators, nutrias and over 300 species of birds. Visit the visitor’s center to see exhibits on how the Mississippi River built Louisiana’s wetlands, the national importance of the area, and the relation between the land and its people. Self-guided tours and cell phone tours are offered.