Best nature in New Orleans

Check out the top nature in New Orleans, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. City Park
1. City Park
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233 local reviews
City Park, New Orleans
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Lore
Got Nature?1500 acre oasis of small lakes, bayous,biking trails, golf courses,kayaking,City Park is home to th…
Louis
A lovely park, with an abundance of beautiful nature, as well as attractions such as New Orleans Museum of Art…
Sarah
Check out their website! City park has boat rentals, botanical gardens, nature trails, lagoons... the list goe…
1. City Park
1. City Park
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233 local reviews
City Park, New Orleans
Lore
Lore
Got Nature?1500 acre oasis of small lakes, bayous,biking trails, golf courses,kayaking,City Park is home to the notorious ancient oaks of Ne…
Louis
Louis
A lovely park, with an abundance of beautiful nature, as well as attractions such as New Orleans Museum of Art, Morning Call Cafe (open 24 h…
Sarah
Sarah
Check out their website! City park has boat rentals, botanical gardens, nature trails, lagoons... the list goes on and on!
2. Liuzza's by the Track
2. Liuzza's by the Track
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34 local reviews
1518 North Lopez Street, New Orleans
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+1 504-218-7888
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Gina
Casual Creole tavern for gumbo, slow-simmered corned beef & signature BBQ shrimp po' boys.
Denise
Casual Creole tavern for gumbo, slow-simmered corned beef & signature BBQ shrimp po' boys.
Geoff
Great local restaurants. Hours are a bit odd -- they close at 8pm most days. Stop by for lunch. Favorites incl…
2. Liuzza's by the Track
2. Liuzza's by the Track
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34 local reviews
1518 North Lopez Street, New Orleans
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+1 504-218-7888
Gina
Gina
Casual Creole tavern for gumbo, slow-simmered corned beef & signature BBQ shrimp po' boys.
Denise
Denise
Casual Creole tavern for gumbo, slow-simmered corned beef & signature BBQ shrimp po' boys.
Geoff
Geoff
Great local restaurants. Hours are a bit odd -- they close at 8pm most days. Stop by for lunch. Favorites include the oyster po-boy and the …
3. Audubon Park
3. Audubon Park
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150 local reviews
6500 Magazine Street, New Orleans
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+1 504-861-2537
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Cathy
205 local Airbnb hosts recommend The Audubon Zoo is a zoo located in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is part of th…
Kristin
Gorgeous park with 2 mile loop, 1 mile walking nature trail, lakes, benches, exercise stations, playground, fo…
Jean
We are located just a block from Audubon Park! Guests can walk, bike, run or take a rest on the many park benc…
3. Audubon Park
3. Audubon Park
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150 local reviews
6500 Magazine Street, New Orleans
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+1 504-861-2537
Cathy
Cathy
205 local Airbnb hosts recommend The Audubon Zoo is a zoo located in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is part of the Audubon Nature Institute whi…
Kristin
Kristin
Gorgeous park with 2 mile loop, 1 mile walking nature trail, lakes, benches, exercise stations, playground, fountains and sitting areas
Jean
Jean
We are located just a block from Audubon Park! Guests can walk, bike, run or take a rest on the many park benches. Audubon Golf course is …
4. Port of Call
4. Port of Call
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51 local reviews
838 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans
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+1 504-523-0120
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Gina
Hefty burgers, loaded baked potatoes, signature cocktails & a jukebox draw lines at this 50-year-old dive.
Dana
Known for the best burgers and signature cocktails in the city. Try a Monsoon! This place gets really busy at …
Jeffrey
Known for its big delicious burgers. Can get busy on weekends. Get a monsoon but be careful as they are strong…
4. Port of Call
4. Port of Call
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51 local reviews
838 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans
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+1 504-523-0120
Gina
Gina
Hefty burgers, loaded baked potatoes, signature cocktails & a jukebox draw lines at this 50-year-old dive.
Dana
Dana
Known for the best burgers and signature cocktails in the city. Try a Monsoon! This place gets really busy at night so you might want to cal…
Jeffrey
Jeffrey
Known for its big delicious burgers. Can get busy on weekends. Get a monsoon but be careful as they are strong. Great way to start a night i…
5. Audubon Zoo
5. Audubon Zoo
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108 local reviews
6500 Magazine Street, New Orleans
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+1 504-861-2537
ZooPoint of interestEstablishment
Cathy
Located in historic Uptown New Orleans Audubon Zoo offers an exotic mix of animals from around the globe, enga…
Rami
The Audubon Zoo is a zoo located in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is part of the Audubon Nature Institute which a…
Jax & Mallory
Located in historic Uptown New Orleans Audubon Zoo offers an exotic mix of animals from around the globe, enga…
5. Audubon Zoo
5. Audubon Zoo
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108 local reviews
6500 Magazine Street, New Orleans
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+1 504-861-2537
Cathy
Cathy
Located in historic Uptown New Orleans Audubon Zoo offers an exotic mix of animals from around the globe, engaging educational programs, han…
Rami
Rami
The Audubon Zoo is a zoo located in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is part of the Audubon Nature Institute which also manages the Aquarium of th…
Jax & Mallory
Jax & Mallory
Located in historic Uptown New Orleans Audubon Zoo offers an exotic mix of animals from around the globe, engaging educational programs, han…
6. Napoleon House
6. Napoleon House
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24 local reviews
500 Chartres Street, New Orleans
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+1 504-524-9752
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Melanie
Built for Napoleon but he didn't make it! Fantastic food, great ambiance! Must try their signature drink the…
Chris
Old school New Orleans, without the attitude. Good food, decent prices, best muffuletta, gumbo and jambalaya a…
Carolyn
A favorite with the locals. We would recommend the warm Muffelatta – a New Orleans classic sandwich and a Pimm…
6. Napoleon House
6. Napoleon House
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24 local reviews
500 Chartres Street, New Orleans
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+1 504-524-9752
Melanie
Melanie
Built for Napoleon but he didn't make it! Fantastic food, great ambiance! Must try their signature drink the "Pims Cup." You will LOVE it…
Chris
Chris
Old school New Orleans, without the attitude. Good food, decent prices, best muffuletta, gumbo and jambalaya around. Signature Pimm's cup co…
Carolyn
Carolyn
A favorite with the locals. We would recommend the warm Muffelatta – a New Orleans classic sandwich and a Pimms Cup cocktail
7. Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve
7. Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve
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34 local reviews
6588 Barataria Boulevard, Marrero
+1 504-589-3882
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Rian
If you want to see alligators in a swamp, but don't want to pay for a swamp tour. Swamp tours are more fun, b…
Jennifer
"Jean Lafitte's six sites are scattered across south Louisiana. Each is unique in its focus, and they all refl…
Jeff
About 40-45 minutes by car. It has an easily accessible boardwalk trail through the bayou and you'll likely s…
7. Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve
7. Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve
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34 local reviews
6588 Barataria Boulevard, Marrero
+1 504-589-3882
Rian
Rian
If you want to see alligators in a swamp, but don't want to pay for a swamp tour. Swamp tours are more fun, but this is a nicer place for a…
Jennifer
Jennifer
"Jean Lafitte's six sites are scattered across south Louisiana. Each is unique in its focus, and they all reflect a place where traditions c…
Jeff
Jeff
About 40-45 minutes by car. It has an easily accessible boardwalk trail through the bayou and you'll likely see alligators, snakes, and spi…
8. Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium
8. Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium
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29 local reviews
423 Canal Street, New Orleans
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+1 504-524-2847
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Lore
Great for the kiddos and nature lovers of course!
Claire
Beautiful display of the small side of nature. Love the butterfly display especially when they flutter about a…
Bekah And Brian
Fun and a little bit oogy! Bugs, bugs and more bugs!
8. Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium
8. Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium
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29 local reviews
423 Canal Street, New Orleans
Open now
+1 504-524-2847
Lore
Lore
Great for the kiddos and nature lovers of course!
Claire
Claire
Beautiful display of the small side of nature. Love the butterfly display especially when they flutter about and land on your shoulder. If y…
Bekah And Brian
Bekah And Brian
Fun and a little bit oogy! Bugs, bugs and more bugs!
9. The Sazerac Bar
9. The Sazerac Bar
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8 local reviews
130 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans
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+1 504-648-1200
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Rami
Grand Roosevelt Hotel cocktail bar with classic drinks, plush banquettes & elegant old-world vibe. The Gin Fiz…
The Natchez
Classic upscale New Orleans cocktail bar. Try all the classics, especially the signature Sazerac!
Chris
Upscale, chic 1920's art deco bar famous for its signature drink. Once the "office" of famous Huey P. Long who…
9. The Sazerac Bar
9. The Sazerac Bar
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8 local reviews
130 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans
Open now
+1 504-648-1200
Rami
Rami
Grand Roosevelt Hotel cocktail bar with classic drinks, plush banquettes & elegant old-world vibe. The Gin Fizz is a must get along with the…
The Natchez
The Natchez
Classic upscale New Orleans cocktail bar. Try all the classics, especially the signature Sazerac!
Chris
Chris
Upscale, chic 1920's art deco bar famous for its signature drink. Once the "office" of famous Huey P. Long who resided in the hotel while se…
10. Couturie Forest
10. Couturie Forest
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3 local reviews
1009 Harrison Avenue, New Orleans
+1 504-483-9376
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J. Leonardo
Couturie Forest is the perfect hiking trail within the city and just a few minutes walk from my place. It is p…
Jim
Located in the middle of City Park is this large walking/hiking trail on 60 acres. Check out the website as t…
Christopher
1+ mile loop through the woods where you can see alligators, turtles, snakes, rabbits, opossums, raccoons, squ…
10. Couturie Forest
10. Couturie Forest
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3 local reviews
1009 Harrison Avenue, New Orleans
+1 504-483-9376
J. Leonardo
J. Leonardo
Couturie Forest is the perfect hiking trail within the city and just a few minutes walk from my place. It is perfect for jogging, sightseein…
Jim
Jim
Located in the middle of City Park is this large walking/hiking trail on 60 acres. Check out the website as this is a must for nature lover…
Christopher
Christopher
1+ mile loop through the woods where you can see alligators, turtles, snakes, rabbits, opossums, raccoons, squirrels, coyotes, and 100+ bird…
11. Restaurant des Familles
11. Restaurant des Familles
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3 local reviews
7163 Barataria Blvd, Marrero
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(504) 689-7834
RestaurantBarFood
Tad & Lainie
Great place to eat lunch are dinner when on an outing to see the swamp tours or Jean Lafitte National Historic…
Kim
Worth the drive, be sure to ask for a seat by the window. Watch boaters skim by on the bayou while you enjoy …
Tad & Lainie
Great place to eat lunch are dinner when on an outing to see the swamp tours or Jean Lafitte National Historic…
11. Restaurant des Familles
11. Restaurant des Familles
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3 local reviews
7163 Barataria Blvd, Marrero
Open now
(504) 689-7834
Tad & Lainie
Tad & Lainie
Great place to eat lunch are dinner when on an outing to see the swamp tours or Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. On Bay…
Kim
Kim
Worth the drive, be sure to ask for a seat by the window. Watch boaters skim by on the bayou while you enjoy a 4 course cajun style meal. …
Tad & Lainie
Tad & Lainie
Great place to eat lunch are dinner when on an outing to see the swamp tours or Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. On Bay…