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“Filled with Trees, flowers and ducks” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Audubon Park

Audubon Park
6500 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70117 (Audubon)
504-581-4629
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Ranked #7 of 172 Attractions in New Orleans
Type: Parks
Activities: Biking, Running
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: This park is filled with graceful Spanish Oaks and has open spaces perfect for all sorts of recreational activities and dog-walking.
San Antonio, Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
23 attraction reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Filled with Trees, flowers and ducks”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

This must be one of the largest, most beautiful city parks in the country. Giants oaks tower over the green lawns, ducks of every type paddle by locals who sit on benches and lawns just to take it all in. It's really something special.

Visited November 2012
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Calgary, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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“A Lovely Walk”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

We walked from the top of the park at the St. Charles Street Car to the bottom, at Magazine Street to have lunch at the Audubon Clubhouse Cafe. The view was beautiful and threes were lovely.

Visited October 2012
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Sanford, Florida
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Beautiful and just across the street from the zoo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Did I say Zoo....yes, one of the best zoos in the South and maybe the country. Audubon Park (same name as Audubon Zoo) is directly across the street and is a beautiful setting. Take a leisurely walk through the park to historic St. Charles Ave. where you can also visit Tulane University and next door is Loyola University. This is also a great place for children to burn off some of their pent up energy.

Visited August 2012
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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Great place to relax”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

Simply put, if you want a place to relax go here! Went with my buddies, and we brought some beers with us, threw the football around until the sun went down. Great view of the Mississippi River too.

Visited November 2012
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“No trip to Nola is complete without visiting Audubon.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012 via mobile

Whether walking or running the loops, feeding the teals, wood ducks, geese and whistlers, chilling on the fly along the riverfront, or playing the short but challenging golf course, Audubon is a must. Breezy, shady, and full of local characters that aren't trying to shake you down. Perfect for when you need a break from the mayhem of the quarter.

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