New Orleans City Park

New Orleans' historic City Park is one of the largest urban parks in the United States with 1,500 acres.   The City Park oversees the following facilities:

  • New Orleans Botannical Garden
  • Boating and Fishing
  • largest collection of mature live oaks in the world
  • Couturie Forest and Arboretum Trail
  • New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Sculpture Garden
  • Storyland fantasy play area
  • Hines Carousel Gardens Amusement Park
  • Summer Camp
  • Golf, Football, Baseball, Soccer, Tennis, Stables
  • 60-feet wide 30 foot high Popp Fountain
  • Marconi Meadow
  • Tad Gormley Stadium

Directions to New Orleans City Park

From the West:
Baton Rouge/LaPlace/Kenner/Metairie

Take the I-10 East towards New Orleans
Take the City Park Ave./Metairie Rd. Exit (231-A)
Turn left onto City Park Avenue.
Turn left at Carrollton Ave.
Turn left onto Lelong Ave. into the Park (at Esplanade Ave.)
From the East:
Mississippi Gulf Coast/Slidell/East New Orleans

Take the I-10 West
Take the I-610 West exit towards Baton Rouge/New Orleans International Airport (Exit #238B)
Take the Canal Blvd. Exit (1-A)
Turn left onto Canal Blvd.
Turn left at City Park Ave.
Turn left at Carrollton Ave.
Turn left onto Lelong Ave. into the Park (at Esplanade Ave.)
From the West Bank:
Algiers/Gretna/Harvey

Take the West Bank Expressway (Business 90/90-B)
Cross the river via the Crescent City Connection ($1 toll)
Take the I-10 West
Take the City Park Ave./Metairie Rd. Exit (231-A)
Turn right onto City Park Avenue.
Turn left at Carrollton Ave.
Turn left onto Lelong Ave. into the Park (at Esplanade Ave.)
From Downtown:
French Quarter, Downtown, Warehouse District

Take Canal Street to Carrollton Ave.
Turn Right onto Carrollton Ave.
Turn left onto Lelong Ave. into the Park (at Esplanade Ave.)
Streetcar/Public Transportation:

If taking public transportation from downtown, take the City Park/Museum Streetcar on the Canal Street streetcar line. Depart the streetcar at the end of the City Park Line at Lelong/Esplanade and Carrollton Avenues and walk into City Park.
Connecting Service is also available with a transfer to the City Park Line from the St. Charles Streetcar Uptown or via RTA buses. To view bus routes, call the RTA Rideline at 827-RIDE (7433) or visit their website.

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  • New Orleans City Park
  • 1 Palm Drive
  • New Orleans, LA 70124-4608
  • 504.482.4888
  • Directions

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