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Wonderful park while traveling through

We recently spent the night in Metairie and while researching things to do with some idle time, we... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Great Family Park

Lafreniere Park has so much to see and do. There is a carousel to ride, a paved walking track, a... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
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3000 Downs Blvd, Metairie, LA 70003-3957
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We recently spent the night in Metairie and while researching things to do with some idle time, we discovered Lafreniere Park. My wife loves to ride carousels and by golly, they have one at the park. The carousel was operating when we arrived and so...More

Thank tomterific
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Lafreniere Park has so much to see and do. There is a carousel to ride, a paved walking track, a dog park for big dogs and a dog park for small dogs. you can see the different types of ducks and birds. There are shelters...More

Thank Leonie M
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Great seasonal events, a migratory bird estuary (in development), and a great fitness trail around the perimeter that's actually pretty good by any measure. There are meeting/event facilities in the park that can be rented for very reasonable rates, which is nice since most of...More

Thank Philip P
Reviewed 27 June 2018

We always have nice visits at this park. We had my son's 1st birthday party at the Carousel. Sometimes there are a few too many dogs. But, it's a great park to enjoy flying a kite, relaxing or the wonderful light show during the Holiday's.

Thank CoulMama
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We loved the turtles, rabbits, ducks and chickens at the sno cone shop and pond. the playground was very nice, and the kids loved the carousel

Thank D M
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I've taken my kids to fish and fly kites at the park. When the park isn't overrun with soccer tournaments, it's a nice park to visit. We did catch and release a handful of perch.

Thank mchaix373
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Lafreniere Park is a big park in Metairie that features playgrounds, covered picnic areas, benches, a carousel, a large pond, walking trails, and athletic fields. It serves as a home for local wildlife, including dozens of species of birds, nutria, and other small mammals. The...More

Thank Andrei S
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

This park offers spacious acres to picnic or whatever. It has a ground cushioned area for small children to play, it also has an exercise area for teens & adults. This park has much to offer and it doesn't cost a dime.

Thank Ellis C
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This is a lovely park in Metairie and a good place to unwind and explore nature if you are staying in Jefferson Parish. It's beautifully landscaped and serene and has a terrific 2-mile track. My only objection is that the track is not shady for...More

Thank HistoryGrrl
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We are regular visitors to the New Orleans area and stayed in Kenner this weekend. While looking for a place to walk (the hotel was not in a suitable area), I came across Lafreniere Park - what a jewel! It is literally two minutes off...More

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Response from Marie H | Reviewed this property |
It is easy to drive to either via Veteran's Blvd or W Napoleon Ave. Do you have an address? Also City Park towards New Orleans is also very pretty.
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Address: 3000 Downs Blvd, Metairie, LA 70003 Phone: (504) 838-4389
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