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COUTURIE FOREST

1009 Harrison Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70124 Directions

Since 2015

Couturie Forest is the best place to escape the city without ever leaving the city. It is the 60-acre Couturie Forest is a paradise of nature-lover packed with native trees, scenic rivers, and exciting wildlife all in New Orleans' heart. The forest is a great place to walk with your children, friends, and family. Across the trails and scenic rivers, you can see endless varieties of trees, fish, and birds. It is an easy way to get in some exercise and learn about the beautiful, natural scenery of the park.

Outdoor Activities, Nature Trails and Parks, Biking Trails, Walking, Natural Landscape, Bird Watching, Forest, Kid Friendly, Horseback Riding, Birding, Beach & Wild Flowers

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BAYOU SAUVAGE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

20876 Chef Menteur Highway, New Orleans, LA 70129 Directions

Since 1990

'Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge' is one of the most historically fascinating attractions in the region, is unknown, and seldom visited, although it covers more than 24,000 acres. Every day, tens of thousands of people visit the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge. Bayou Sauvage provides, as far as the eye can see, streets of fresh and brackish (a mixture of new and saltwater) marshes and coastal hardwood forests. During the fall, winter, and early spring months, it has over 25,000 using the wetland areas. Ridge Trail includes an interpretive boardwalk path, restrooms, and a picnic pavilion, which is 1/2 mile long. Visitors are invited to the Refuge seven days a week, and the Refuge is closed at night during daylight hours. A 2/3 mile long waterfront interpretive loop trail offers views of the bottomland hardwood forest and marsh ecosystems.

Kid-Friendly, Youth Waterfowl Hunting, Self-Guided Tours, Walking, Biking Trails, Birding, Wild Flowers, Horseback Riding, Beach, Forest, Wildlife Viewing, Environmental Educational Programs, Bird-Watching, Nature and Park, Fishing & Hunting

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LAFITTE GREENWAY

St Louis Street, New Orleans, LA 70112 Directions

Since 2006

'Lafitte Greenway' is a linear 2.6-mile park situated in the heart of New Orleans linking people to nature. Greenway has acted as the city's leading bicycle and footpath, connecting French Quarter communities to City Park. It offers play area areas, Lighting, spectacular wildflower woodlands, and now there are eight Blue Bikes stations along its path. The covered workout space has more than 1,000 square feet of space and several stations of resistance. Park offers a lovely open space for those without a car to enjoy leisure, exercise, or ride. The Lafitte Greenway includes sports fields, basketball courts, facilities for playing and training, grassy lawns, 500 newly planted trees.

Green Space, New Recreation Fields, Stormwater Retention, Bioswales, Basketball Courts, Walking, Cyclists and Pedestrians, Biking, Nature Trails, Landscaping, Native Plant Meadows, Trees & Outdoor Fitness Parks

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