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Big Lake at City Park
Big Lake Trail, City Park, New Orleans, LA 70124 [Map It]
(504) 482-4888
neworleanscitypark.com

Neighborhood: Lakefront/Lakeview
Attraction Type/s: Park/Square (Recreational)

Description: Take in the natural beauty of NOLA by floating through the historic bayous and lagoons of City Park. Slow down and you’ll notice ducks, swans, geese and other aquatic wildlife, plus a fountain that shoots water about 30-40 feet in the air. With pedal boats that seat 4 and rowboats that seat 3, it’s fun for the whole family.
The Botanical Gardens
1 Palm Terrace, City Park, New Orleans, LA 70124 [Map It]
(504) 483-9386
www.neworleanscitypark.com

Neighborhood: Lakefront/Lakeview
Attraction Type/s: Museum, Garden

Description: The New Orleans Botanical Garden at City Park offers a serene retreat from the hustle and bustle of urban life. Nature lovers of all ages wander around the lush foliage, play in the open gardens or relax near the tranquil fountains. Surrounded by the nation’s largest collection of mature live oaks, patrons enjoy a sensual walk past 2,000 varieties of plants. Most of the vegetation is native to Louisiana, but there are many other more exotic species.
Carousel Gardens Amusement Park
1 Victory Drive, City Park, New Orleans, LA 70124 [Map It]
(504) 483-9357
www.neworleanscitypark.com

Neighborhood: Lakefront/Lakeview
Attraction Type/s: Amusement Park

Description: There was a time not so long ago that carousels (or merry-go-rounds) were a common feature of the American urban landscape. Today there are not that many left, one of which is in New Orleans’ City Park. Since 1906 little kids and kids at heart have enjoyed the "flying horses" of City Park's antique carousel, one of only about 100 antique wooden carousels in the country and the last one in Louisiana. Elsewhere in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park are other rides to keep your kids twisting, turning, whirling and twirling, including the Rockin' Tug, Bumper Cars, Red Baron Mini-plane, Scrambler, Tilt-A-Whirl, 40-foot fun slide, Umbrella Cars, Ferris Wheel, Construction Zone and Live Oak Lady Bug roller coaster.
City Park Boat & Bike Rentals
Big Lake Trail, New Orleans, LA 70124 [Map It]
(504) 224-2601
www.neworleanscitypark.com

Neighborhood: Lakefront/Lakeview
Attraction Type/s: Boat/Yacht Charter
City Park Disc Golf
1 Palm Drive, New Orleans, LA 70124 [Map It]
(504) 482-4888
www.neworleanscitypark.com

Neighborhood: Lakefront/Lakeview
Attraction Type/s: Golf Course, Other Attraction
City Park Driving Range
1040 Filmore Ave., New Orleans, LA 70124 [Map It]
(504) 482-4888
www.neworleanscitypark.com

Neighborhood: Lakefront/Lakeview
Attraction Type/s: Sporting Venue, Golf Course
City Park Tennis Courts
951 Marconi Meadows, New Orleans, LA 70118 [Map It]
(504) 482-8882
www.neworleanscitypark.com

Neighborhood: Lakefront/Lakeview
Attraction Type/s: Tennis Court
City Putt
8 Victory Dr., New Orleans, LA 70119 [Map It]
(504) 483-9458
www.neworleanscitypark.com

Neighborhood: Lakefront/Lakeview
Attraction Type/s: Golf Course

Description: City Park’s newest attraction is a ball! City Putt is a 36-hole mini golf complex with two courses: the Louisiana Course highlights cultural themes and cities from around the state; the New Orleans Course showcases streets and iconic themes from around the city, with signs detailing the city’s historic sites at each hole. City Putt is 100 percent ADA accessible and located on Victory Drive across from the entrance to Carousel Gardens, Storyland and the Botanical Garden.
Equest Stables
1001 Filmore Ave., New Orleans, LA 70124 [Map It]
(504) 483-9398
www.equestfarm.com

Neighborhood: Lakefront/Lakeview
Attraction Type/s: Sporting Venue, Horseback Riding

Description: Tucked away in a quiet setting only 15 minutes from downtown New Orleans, Equest Farms is a full-service horseback riding facility for the hunter/jumper surrounded by the beautiful lagoons and golf courses of City Park.
Greenwood Cemetery
5242 Canal Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124 [Map It]
(504) 482-0234
www.greenwoodnola.com

Neighborhood: Lakefront/Lakeview
Attraction Type/s: Cemetery
Grow Dat Youth Farm
150 Zachary Taylor Dr., New Orleans, LA 70124 [Map It]
(504) 300 - 1132
www.growdatyouthfarm.org

Neighborhood: Lakefront/Lakeview
Attraction Type/s: Educational Institution, Garden

Description: GDYF teaches leadership, sustainable farming, wellness, and food justice to a diverse group of young leaders on our 7 acre eco-campus in the historical City Park. Download a free self- guided tour from our website and visit anytime, or book an in-depth learning tour for your group.
Holt Cemetery
635 City Park Ave., New Orleans, LA 70119 [Map It]

Neighborhood: Lakefront/Lakeview
Attraction Type/s: Cemetery
The New Canal Lighthouse
8001 Lakeshore Dr., New Orleans, LA 70124 [Map It]
(504) 282-2134
www.saveourlake.org

Neighborhood: Lakefront/Lakeview
Attraction Type/s: Museum, Historic Building

Description: This famous NOLA landmark, first built in 1839, was rebuilt by the Lake Ponchartrain Basin Foundation and is the fourth lighthouse on the site. Take a guided tour of the museum, visit the gift shop and hear about the history of a light, a lake and a coast. Or just take a cool stroll along the lake! Even cooler - the lighthouse beacon shines every night, to aid mariners as they navigate the basin!
New Orleans City Park
1 Palm Drive, New Orleans, LA 70124 [Map It]
(504) 482-4888
www.neworleanscitypark.com

Neighborhood: Lakefront/Lakeview
Attraction Type/s: Park/Square (Recreational)

Description: Nestled in the center of NOLA, New Orleans City Park has held a special place in the hearts of generations of New Orleanians. Natural beauty, history, and fun activities make this a popular place to hang out and reconnect. Have a picnic, take a boat ride, or feed the ducks. Go fishing, find a shady spot to read a book, even visit the New Orleans Museum of Art or New Orleans Botanical Garden. From the largest municipal golf facility in the South to the largest collection of mature live oaks in the world, City Park has something to captivate your curiosity.
New Orleans Museum of Art
1 Collins Diboll Cir., City Park, New Orleans, LA 70124 [Map It]
(504) 658-4100
www.noma.org

Neighborhood: Lakefront/Lakeview
Attraction Type/s: Museum

Description: The neo-classical, Beaux Arts-style New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) turned 100 in 2011. NOMA houses a collection spanning 4000 years of art history in 46 galleries. View European paintings and sculpture from the 16th through 20th centuries; American paintings and sculpture from the 18th and 19th centuries; European and American prints and drawings; Asian, African, Oceanic, Pre-Columbian, and Native American art; photography; and European and American decorative arts. Special collections include the Peter Carl Fabergé treasures and the Latin American Colonial collection.
Pan American Stadium
Zachary Taylor Dr., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 483-1720
www.neworleanscitypark.com

Neighborhood: Lakefront/Lakeview
Attraction Type/s: Sporting Venue
St. Patrick's Cemetery No.1
143 City Park Ave., New Orleans, LA 70119 [Map It]
(504) 488-4989

Neighborhood: Lakefront/Lakeview
Attraction Type/s: Cemetery
St. Patrick's Cemetery No.2
143 City Park Ave., New Orleans, LA 70115 [Map It]
(504) 488-4989

Neighborhood: Lakefront/Lakeview
Attraction Type/s: Cemetery
Storyland
1 Palm Dr., City Park, New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 483-9356
www.neworleanscitypark.com

Neighborhood: Lakefront/Lakeview
Attraction Type/s: Amusement Park

Description: Your kids' favorite animals, cartoon characters and fairy tale legends come to life at this charming theme park. Storyland's play area is brimming with 26 larger-than-life exhibits, with characters created by New Orleans' finest Mardi Gras float makers. Meet Jack & Jill, Captain Hook and other classic characters for the young and young at heart.
Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden
1 Collins Diboll Cir., City Park, New Orleans, LA 70124 [Map It]
(504) 488-2631
www.noma.org

Neighborhood: Lakefront/Lakeview
Attraction Type/s: Museum, Garden

Description: With over 50 priceless sculptures set on five acres, the Besthoff Sculpture Garden is a true New Orleans treasure. Located next to the magnificent New Orleans Museum of Art, this outdoor space includes modern and contemporary pieces meant to inspire art lovers of all kinds. Take your time wandering the grounds and soaking in the beautiful scenery - there's something to delight you at every turn.
Train Garden
1 Palm Drive, New Orleans, LA 70124 [Map It]
www.neworleanscitypark.com

Neighborhood: Lakefront/Lakeview
Attraction Type/s: Other Attraction
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