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Audubon Park

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Uptown / Carrollton
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Address: 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70117
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+1 504-581-4629
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No

This park is filled with graceful Spanish Oaks and has open spaces perfect...

This park is filled with graceful Spanish Oaks and has open spaces perfect for all sorts of recreational activities and dog-walking.

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Loved walking through the park

Took a nice long walk after visiting Tulane. We strolled around the park and down to the Mississippi River. Nice to see a variety of birds. We did not go to the Audobon Zoo, but... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Syracuse, New York
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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took a nice long walk after visiting Tulane. We strolled around the park and down to the Mississippi River. Nice to see a variety of birds. We did not go to the Audobon Zoo, but did walk around the entire park.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed a great walk around the loop at audobon park. The neighborhood around the park was also fabulous, beautiful old houses

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We took the St Charles Streetcar to the Tulane University stop to walk through the north entrance of Audubon Park. It was a beautiful park with huge oaks and a nice wide path to walk on. The oaks have resurrection ferns growing the on trunks, something we don't see on the West coast. We wound our way along the water... More 

Thank LovetoScuba
New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Run, walk or just sit and relax this is the place to be when in the Garden District. You will often see them filming movies and tv shows here. Start at St Charles and go over to the Mississippi River to the Fly!

Thank momdadplus
Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not much of a zoo person, but this was well worth a visit - a very well done and well maintained zoo, with a good variety of animals. The swamp recreation is especially good with alligators and other swamp creatures.

Thank wmck2017
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a leisurely stroll around part of the park with our local fixer, drinking tall cans (not littering), sauntering by the mighty Mississippi and relaxing in the shade of The Tree of Life.

Thank Ryan H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sunny day of sightseeing with friends. Tired of driving around so we stopped for a quiet time away from the bustle. Nice family place, lots of lovely trees. Great place to walk with friends, walk your dog, jog, or have a picnic. Would definitely go again.

Thank Tricia N
El Cerrito, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I try to go here every visit to the area. Large open grounds, amazing architecture, animals from local and far away. Just make sure to pack a poncho or rain jakcet

Thank tazzfromca
Maineville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Streetcar ride out was a great part of the experience. Nice playgrounds and pretty lakes with variety of birds. Surprised that at least the northern end there is not snack stands.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is lovely, with miles of trails suitable for walking and biking. You will see ducks, turtles and other wildlife while walking along quietly.

Thank bk51wrm

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Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the students living in the area ensure that Uptown and Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s outstandingly good food and live music) are Oak Street and Maple Street. For a truly wild time, the expansive acreage of Audubon Park, with its zoo, golf course, and actual patches of swampy wetlands, means peace and quiet are never too far away.
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