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Address: 501 Saint Bernard Pkwy, Braithwaite, LA 70040-1903
Phone Number: (504) 682-2101
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Great place to camp near New Orleans

We wanted to stay somewhere quiet but yet 30 minutes or so from New Orleans. Sites at this park have 30/50 amp electric and water. You can reserve sites, the prices are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2016
jkramer47
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

We wanted to stay somewhere quiet but yet 30 minutes or so from New Orleans. Sites at this park have 30/50 amp electric and water. You can reserve sites, the prices are reasonable, our first night was $28.00, subsequent nights were $22.00. The bathrooms are older but okay. We are self contained so did not use them. There is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

Friendly rangers who will give you tips on local attractions. Quiet park with level small lots. Very clean shower house with thoughtful additions such as wire hangers in the shower. Very clean laundry facilities.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

This place is very nasty and trash every where. The playground was so hot the kids couldn't even play. And the splash pad was closed when we arrived even aftwr we checked to make sure on the website it didnt say anything yesterday when we checked.Very disappointed in this place. They really need to Clean it up.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 11 days I'm spot 15. The park employees and rangers were polite and very accommodating. The camp sights were all paved and level with lush grass. Most sights were well shaded with a variety of trees including both large and small trees. The grounds were well maintained. They mowed the grass often and emptied the trash... More 

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1 Thank Lindsey H
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Local State Park is very clean and safe. We did not stay here, but did visit some friends that was camping there, and they really enjoyed it and felt very safe with the park rangers on site

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1 Thank LA-Traveler70043
Mishawaka, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We were only planning on staying one night but ended up coming back for another. They lock the gate at 9pm and there is no after hours check-in. (However there is a code if you have checked in). This park is noisy...and it’s not from people!! The insects, owls, coyotes, and birds do not hold back! Insect spray is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

Love the park it is beautiful and will taken care of if you love fishing with a country feel this is it the camp host Mr and Mrs Williams are wonderful stayed 2 weeks wish it could have been longer we will definitely be back I really feel bad that the state has cut funding our parks need to survive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I live on the northshore and stay here when I want to be close to New Orleans. The campground could use some minor updating but all and all the spaces for RV's are nicer then most places. There's several restaurants that have very good food nearby and it's close enough to both chalmette and the city. There's no more pool... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

My husband and I live out of state and we have been coming to St. Bernard State Park since 1998 because we love it so much! The campsites are great and the grounds are incredibly well-maintained and beautiful. It is easy to get to downtown New Orleans from here. It is a safe park with a locked gate at night.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here to play baseball in Chalmette. It's about 20 minutes away. This park was very quiet in April in spot #5. It's a small park & the sites are spacious. The sites are paved & ours was level. The picnic tables are bolted down on a concrete patio, so you don't have to worry about it having been... More 

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