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Parks & nature in New Orleans

Plaza
“This is a historic location right in the middle of the french quarter. Here you can really immerse yourself in the true culture of New Orleans. ”
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Park
“Gorgeous park just around the corner, walk for sunset to see great views of the city and catch a breeze off the Mississippi.”
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Park
“Louis Armstrong Park is a 32-acre park located in the Tremé neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana, just across Rampart Street from the French Quarter. In the 1960s a controversial urban renewal project leveled a substantial portion of the Tremé neighborhood adjacent to Congo Square. ”
94local recommendations
Park
“Woldenberg Riverfront Park is 16 acres of sprawling green space stretching between the Mississippi River and the historic French Quarter. Begin or end your walk in the Park with a visit to Audubon Aquarium of the Americas or Entergy Giant Screen Theater, both adjacent to the Park. The riverside jogging path is popular with city dwellers, as are the sculptures and artwork. Don't be surprised if the sights include a strolling band, impromptu second line or a bustling festival! The prime location makes Woldenberg Riverfront Park a perfect setting to escape and unwind.”
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Park
“Congo Square is an open space, now within Louis Armstrong Park, which is located in the Tremé neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana, just across Rampart Street north of the French Quarter. The Tremé neighborhood is famous for its history of African American music.”
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Park
“Wednesdays at the Square Free 10-Concert Series Wednesdays 5-8 pm at Lafayette Square March 20 – May 22, 2019 Great music, food booths and vendor booths.”
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Park
“I work right off this park. My youngest son loves this park as it is close to home and work. Have made many friends here. ”
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Park
“151 local Airbnb hosts recommend Great park along the river offering trails, picnic areas & views of the city skyline.”
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Park
“Great for young children! It's small, gated, and shady - so that makes it great for parents too! ”
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Trail
“Stretches from Midcity to French Quarter. Walk or ride a bike to the Quarter.”
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Park
“Beautiful walk along the Mississippi River, steps from the French Quarter. ”
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Music Venue
“This small pocket of outdoor space on Bourbon Street is dedicated to the renowned musicians of New Orleans. Stop in to listen to jazz music daily from 10am to close. The stage is small, but the setting and music make for a great place to sit and listen for a stretch. Tables and chairs are mixed in among statues of musicians, and Café Beignet calls the back of the courtyard home. Plan on snacking on warm beignets or order up a Cajun specialty for breakfast, lunch or dinner while listening to local musicians do what they do best.”
5local recommendations
Dog Run
“The French Quarter's unofficial dog park. Small park with the perfect amount of shade. Also a great playground if you need to take the kids and burn some energy.”
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Park
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