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New Orleans City Park

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City Park, New Orleans
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  • Deanna R.
    "Boats, bikes and a great sculpture garden."(10 Tips)
    Kim
    "... acre outdoor oasis. Botanical Gardens, Besthoff Sculpture Garden, Biking,..."(11 Tips)
    Thomas T.
    "... Festival Grounds, Storyland, Botanical Gardens, carousel...so much to..."(3 Tips)
    Tiger T.
    "... bicycle trails, mini golf! definitely a place for the whole family"(3 Tips)
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  • Brandi B.
    Brandi BruceAugust 21
    One of the most beautiful walks in the city
  • Cole T.
    Cole TJune 12
    Grounds are gorgeous, sculptures are fascinating. Good place to go for a run.
  • Tiger T.
    Tiger TMay 30
    This park is huge! Alot to do in one day! Museums, sculpture gardens, botanical gardens, small Amusement Park, Golf, boat riding, bicycle trails, mini golf! definitely a place for the whole family
  • Hannah A.
    Come here for China Lights. You won't regret it.
  • Jess O.
    I dare say the most beautiful inner city park I've ever been to. Be sure to so see the dueling oaks, anseman oak and the incredible McDonough oaks. Botanical gardens gorgeous too!
  • Darryl S.
    Got time to spare try City Putt to test your mini golf skills or just take a walk around on one of the walking trails.
  • Crystal C.
    Amazing park you could spend a good part of your day here
  • Jonathan W.
    Jonathan WebberNovember 30, 2016
    What a wonderful place to go for a walk and to bring children. The sculpture garden was especially impressive. Take the streetcar to get here.
  • Kayla C.
    Kayla ChapmanOctober 13, 2016
    Rent kayaks at the Big Lake and kayak through the little canals. You'll see lots of turtles, birds, and potentially crocodiles that will make you paddle harder than you thought you could 😅
  • Laura W.
    Laura WMay 14, 2016
    Beautiful park - best seen by bike so you can cover more ground!
  • Taira J.
    Taira JonesJanuary 24, 2016
    The scenery
  • Shirley C.
    Shirley ChavarriaJanuary 4, 2016
    Great views everywhere . Running track is awesome . And saw a lot of animals running around. Amazing nature space.
  • B. Houston Y.
    B. Houston YimDecember 26, 2015
    Our train needs maintenance. I'm inhaling cancer right now.
  • Desiree M.
    Desiree MatamorosDecember 16, 2015
    Great location love that the sculpture garden is right next door & u can rent bikes & canoes it's awesome
  • Desiree M.
    Desiree MatamorosDecember 16, 2015
    This park was huge! U can rent bikes paddle boats canoes and so much more!
  • Freeman Lena H.
    Freeman Lena HermanNovember 18, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Great place to walk and meet friends
  • Denette
    DenetteSeptember 28, 2015
    Beautiful place to grab coffee and wander!!
  • Brandon S.
    Brandon SidesSeptember 21, 2015
    Always free!
  • Dwayne E.
    Dwayne EvansAugust 2, 2015
    Lill dizzys
  • sarah y.
    sarah yJune 18, 2015
    City Park, Check out Freebie, its awesome! Read more
  • Bon Bon
    Bon BonMay 10, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Great place to take the Grand Children
  • Deanna R.
    Deanna RoseMay 7, 2015
    Boats, bikes and a great sculpture garden.
  • Deanna R.
    Deanna RoseApril 11, 2015
    Wonderful park, trails, gardens and boat offer lots to do. The sculpture garden are a must see!
  • Campbell B.
    Campbell BirdMarch 26, 2015
    Very cool park. Lots to do and see for free, though the amusement park and botanical garden charge admission.
  • Jackie H.
    This park is absolutely amazing. The playground, the sculpture garden, Storyland, all of it. It's really just so incredible. I do wish you didn't have to pay a fee for the Botanical Garden and such.
  • Gagan S.
    Gagan SinghMarch 17, 2015
    Hire a super bike and tour the park . go to morning call cafe and have summer ice cream, coffee, whatever.
  • Daryana
    DaryanaMarch 11, 2015
    I was really impressed by two things: the size of the park (like Central Park in NYC) and the park of statues inside!
  • Megan S.
    Megan SchmittMarch 9, 2015
    So pretty!
  • Daniel L.
    Daniel LambertMarch 2, 2015
    Very good place to relax, excersize, play spots etc...
  • Ana Gabriela G.
    Ana Gabriela GómezFebruary 10, 2015
    The chime tree is worth the trip. Be sure to go on bikes, you'll explore way more this way.
  • Ana Gabriela G.
    Ana Gabriela GómezFebruary 10, 2015
    Nature all around. A great spot for couples.
  • Ana Gabriela G.
    Ana Gabriela GómezFebruary 10, 2015
    Everything about this park.
  • Ana Gabriela G.
    Ana Gabriela GómezFebruary 10, 2015
    Biking, watercolors, outdoors, yoga, phototaking, picnics, playing instruments, relaxing, exercise
  • Kim
    KimFebruary 2, 2015
    13,000 acre outdoor oasis. Botanical Gardens, Besthoff Sculpture Garden, Biking, Jogging, and Walking Trails, Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, Paddle Boats and newly added Putt -Putt .
  • Kevin S.
    Kevin SkobacJanuary 3, 2015
    Make sure to visit Morning Call cafe hidden in the park for the best beignets and cafe au laits in New Orleans
  • Jill O.
    Jill OgletreeDecember 26, 2014
    Amazing park. So much to do for any demographic. Can't wait to visit again.
  • Yukie T.
    Yukie TakabatakeDecember 6, 2014
    Outdoor walking.
  • The Wall Street Journal
    The Wall Street JournalSeptember 25, 2014
    1,300-acre City Park has made a dramatic recovery since Katrina. Botanical gardens, a carousel and the world's largest grove of mature live oaks are among its highlights. Read more
  • Chris B.
    Chris BAugust 23, 2014
    Color Run!
  • ⚜Ian
    ⚜IanAugust 15, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Beautiful park with plenty of shade to be found under magnificent oaks. Lots of paths for running and biking and rentals of all sorts of people-powered vehicles for land or water
  • Ewizzle
    EwizzleAugust 8, 2014
    1 golf course open at this time, $18 dollars to play
  • Carla W.
    Carla WJune 9, 2014
    Love Running on the track here
  • Thomas T.
    Thomas ThomasonJune 4, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Great place!!! Mini Golf, Regular Golf, Driving Range, Morning Call, Sculpture Garden, NOMA, Festival Grounds, Storyland, Botanical Gardens, carousel...so much to do! It's GREAT!!!
  • Camellia N.
    Camellia NolaMay 25, 2014
    The Couterie Forest on Harrison is a great place for a family hike and to pick blackberries in the spring.
  • Bliss
    BlissMay 18, 2014
    Walk past the weekend soccer fields through woods Scout Island to post-Katrina projects like this dock, swing and picnic table.
  • Tiger T.
    Tiger TMay 12, 2014
    ALOT to do for one park!
  • Christy B.
    Christy BlankMay 11, 2014
    Gorgeous spot - fall in love again here.
  • Phil H.
    Phil HMay 6, 2014
    Good times
  • Staci Y.
    Staci YoungApril 26, 2014
    The Botanical Gardens are a relaxing break from the French Quarter!! Also check out the sculpture garden
  • Yuelma I.
    Yuelma IvitoApril 25, 2014
    wonderful country
  • Clark V.
    Clark VargasMarch 4, 2014
    Great park glad to see it recovered
  • Greg H.
    Greg Hewitt-LongFebruary 28, 2014
    The cafe au lait and begneits are affordable
  • Jody R.
    Jody RozasJanuary 26, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    The dirt trails have beautiful sceneries.
  • Blaze E.
    Blaze EdwardsDecember 19, 2013
    Free fitness camp every Wednesday at 630p
  • Leesa R.
    Leesa RuppDecember 10, 2013
    Don't forget about Morning Call right inside the park. Coffee and beignets!
  • Gambit New Orleans
    Gambit New OrleansNovember 1, 2013
    Find Gambit at Voodoo today and get a free frisbee!
  • Crunky B.
    Crunky BrewsterOctober 14, 2013
    Keep your junk in your pants after dark. City Park, like Audubon Park has it's Association of Park Penis Hunters.
  • Tacara M.
    Tacara MoneeSeptember 16, 2013
    Sit by the bayou on one of the many benches or stroll by the Botanical garden sculpture area. You won't regret it.
  • Becherovka Voyager
    Becherovka VoyagerJuly 17, 2013
    Escape from the wild nights when you spread out a blanket and pop open some Becherovka at the City Park.
  • Nina R.
    Nina RothApril 26, 2013
    Procure a bike and follow the bike paths that wind through and around the park.
  • addie
    addieApril 7, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Don't throw your trash on the ground. Take it with you or put it in a trash can. It's really that simple.
  • Will N.
    Will NMarch 30, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    6th-largest urban public park in the US, approx. 50% larger than Central Park in NYC. Holds the world's largest collection of mature live oak trees. Founded in 1853, one of the oldest parks in the US.
  • Jen A.
    Jen AndersonMarch 27, 2013
    this park is so beautiful. check out the free sculpture garden. and for 4 dollars you can go to an amazing beautiful Botanical Gardens
  • Freemon A.
    Freemon ArdellMarch 17, 2013
    can wait for the city park bass fishing tournament...
  • MarkoFaca™🇷🇸
    MarkoFaca™🇷🇸March 13, 2013
    Beautiful park ;)
  • Krystal P.
    Krystal PeakJanuary 21, 2013
    You can rent a paddle boat
  • Richard P.
    Richard PomesDecember 10, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    DON'T GO INTO THE LONG GRASS.
  • Mohd Rohaizad K.
    New Orleans City, one of beautiful places to take a photos.
  • Will G.
    Will GlassOctober 4, 2012
    Beautiful place
  • Gambit New Orleans
    Gambit New OrleansSeptember 6, 2012
    Gambit's Best of New Orleans Readers' Poll 2012 Winner: Best Place for a Wedding Reception Read more
  • Gambit New Orleans
    Gambit New OrleansSeptember 6, 2012
    Gambit's Best of New Orleans Readers' Poll 2012 Winner: Best Tennis Courts Read more
  • Jason B.
    Jason BriggsJuly 16, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The tennis courts are nice
  • Christine S.
    Christine SoryJune 11, 2012
    Great place to have a picnic
  • Sabrina H.
    Sabrina HainesJune 9, 2012
    Awesome garden look for the LOVE stamp sculpture
  • Chandler A.
    Chandler AllenMay 16, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Where smoking trees is as legal as walking a dog!
  • Amin M.
    Amin MMay 12, 2012
    Ojan best was here!!!
  • Justin M.
    Justin MetzgerMarch 24, 2012
    Stooges Brass Band
  • LINDSAY D.
    LINDSAY DetillierMarch 13, 2012
    Don't litter "!! Too beautiful to Let it get destroyed
  • Erin G.
    Erin GallatinMarch 6, 2012
    Lots of lizards in city park!
  • Carlton B.
    Carlton BarzonFebruary 9, 2012
    Free wi fi! Woo!
  • Leo S.
    Leo SetiawanJanuary 11, 2012
    luaaasss.................
  • Petra J.
    Petra JohnsonNovember 25, 2011
    The chime tree is always relaxing, just watch out for the ants.
  • Jamaella W.
    Jamaella WilsonOctober 20, 2011
    Go see the art garden
  • Gambit New Orleans
    Gambit New OrleansSeptember 30, 2011
    Five outdoor eateries near City Park...Ralph's on the Park, Cafe Degas, Cafe Navarre, Santa Fe Restaurant and Nonna Mia... Read more
  • Gambit New Orleans
    Gambit New OrleansSeptember 30, 2011
    Gambit Best of New Orleans 2011 Winner: Best Tennis Courts, Best Bike Path Read more
  • Chris M.
    Chris MSeptember 11, 2011
    Watch out for broken glass and crack sacks!
  • Chris T.
    Chris TrewSeptember 10, 2011
    A great thing to do if you are looking for something to do. If you are not, this is not the place for you to be.
  • Thomas K.
    Thomas KleckSeptember 1, 2011
    Workout time!!
  • Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
    It does not matter what time of year, City Park is amazing! However, be sure not to miss Christmas in the Oaks.
  • Alex D.
    Alex DePascualJune 7, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Amazing park! The new tennis courts on Marconi Drive are brand new and great. Get out and explore this great park! Oh, and Christian Brothers School in the park: best all-boy school ever.
  • erica j.
    erica johnsonMay 23, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Get active!
  • Jonathan K.
    Jonathan KurtzMay 15, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Great jogging and biking trails! Get out and get active!
  • Amanda C.
    Amanda CalaisMay 4, 2011
    Try not fall asleep, its very very easy to do and there's lots of bugs!
  • Silvia L.
    Silvia LazaroApril 20, 2011
    Best park i have ever seen! take the time to view it all!
  • Marissa A.
    Marissa AlexisJanuary 3, 2011
    There is a great frisbee-golf course set up here.
  • Marissa A.
    Marissa AlexisJanuary 3, 2011
    There is a great frisbee golf course set up here
  • Molly E.
    Molly EgloffDecember 17, 2010
    Santa wuz here.
  • Adele T.
    Adele TiblierNovember 28, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Buy a Friends of City Park membership, totally worth it and it's a donation. Check out the benefits like free Storyland, amusement park and Xmas in the Oaks admissions and more!
  • lesli f.
    lesli fumarJuly 20, 2010
    great place to veg while waiting for the next meeting...oh, and defrost...
  • Justin Y.
    Justin YoungDecember 3, 2009
    Went to Voodoo Experience and witnessed KISS, Jane's Addiction and George Clinton on Halloween... All for free...
  • Mike M.
    Mike MauerNovember 30, 2009
    the botanical gardens are bbbbeeeaaauuutiful...check out the model train set.
  • Amy J.
    Amy JettNovember 19, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    One of the most beautiful places to take photographs.
  • Lotus B.
    Lotus BlossomOctober 28, 2009
    Been here 10+ times
    1,500 acres of the world's largest Live Oak grove
  • Kazem C.
    Kazem ChamasAugust 6, 2015
    I ɭɩkҽ ɩt cųʑ tɧҽɾҽ ɩS amaʑɩŋɠ things
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