Love the Park so much you love taking photos while here? We understand! As the Park celebrates its 160th birthday this year, New Orleans City Park invites photographers to enter its 2014 Photo Contest! We are looking for striking images that capture The … Continue reading →
Little Red School House is back in City Park’s Storyland With a huge thanks to sponsor Entergy New Orleans, New Orleans City Park is thrilled to announce the Little Red School House is now back in Storyland. The new school … Continue reading →
Trees for Wildlife in City Park On May 24, middle school students from KIPP Central City Academy joined City Park’s volunteer manager, Earl, in planting 500 bald cypress trees in the Park’s Couturie Forest. The trees were generously provided by the … Continue reading →
Hi! Geneva here. I wanted to share with you one of the great joys I have found in the Park. I have been an amateur photographer my whole life. I also feel like I have owned a camera, of some … Continue reading →
It’s a good day to be a fisherman in New Orleans City Park (but, really, when ISN’T a good day!?)! City Parker, Tim Z., caught what we think to be a 7 lb Bass in a Park lagoon (we won’t … Continue reading →
City Park is great for fishing! There are many types of fish in our waterways and we encourage catch and release. Check out our Fishing Guide for more information. Grab your LA fishing licence and your gear and find a spot to fish along our 22 miles of shoreline. If you think you catch a record breaking fish, you’ll need to follow these guidelines to get the info to the Park.
Pictured: Tim Zissis holding the fish he caught today (4/17/14) in City Park. Tim is the current Bass Fish Record Holder in City Park with a 9.05 lb bass he caught in August of 2013.
Everyone remembers last year’s field of delicate orange flowers at the corner of Roosevelt Mall and Marconi. Great News -they’ll be back this year … times two!
We’re tilling the soil and planting the seeds! This second field of wildflowers will be just across Roosevelt Mall from the original field (which will be blooming soon, too!). The new field will have the added bonus of a walking path through the field so no flowers will get squashed underfoot by visitors.
Love the Park so much you love taking photos while here? We understand!
As the Park celebrates its 160th birthday this year, New Orleans City Park invites photographers to enter its 2014 Photo Contest! We are looking for striking images that capture The Spirit of City Park: natural beauty, recreational activities, architectural points of interest, as well as people enjoying and enriching the Park. Photos submitted must be taken between April 1, 2014 and May 31, 2014. Check out this link for more details, rules, and regulations.
NOLA Bike to Work Day was launched in 2012 to raise awareness about the benefits of biking and about regional developments that are making biking easier and safer for riders.
Some of our employees were able to participate:
Explore City Park on two OR four wheels!
City Park’s miles of bike paths take riders from Bayou St. John to Lake Pontchartrain. Plus there are trails around Big Lake (3/4 of a mile) and the Festival Grounds (1 mile) not to mention countless other places in the 1300 acres that is New Orleans City Park.
No bike? No problem. Bikes can be rented from the City Park Boat House on Big Lake. Take s troll with a friend on a tandum bike. Have fun on a surrey bike with a canopy. Check out our Boating and Biking page on our website for details and prices.
While you’re walking or driving in the Park – have you noticed some fields with small, yellow, seemingly-wild flowers? We’re leaving them to grow for a while on purpose so the bees have a place to bee (get it, get it?).
Click here to learn about 5 ways you can help the bees!
It’s full on spring-time at New Orleans City Park! We’re seeing new buds on the trees and ducklings on the lagoons. Take a break from everything you have ‘going on’ and come recharge at the Park. We’re here waiting on … Continue reading →