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Barataria Preserve: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed July 29, 2019

We found this place which is not very publicized and just LOVED IT ! It was nested behind a building where is a mini museum sooooooooo interesting ! The trail is perfect with boardwalks, everything is really peacefull and natural. We saw gators, birds, frogs,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank codymom78
Reviewed May 10, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I decided to walk the trails at the barataria preserve to see what we might come across. We were so glad that we did! We saw about 7 gators, a snake, a swamp rabbit, and countless birds and lizards. I highly recommend...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 4, 2019

Excellent boardwalks allow you to walk through the Preserve. We saw at least 8 gators (not on the boardwalk) but close enough to see them. Also a couple of snakes. We enjoyed our time here. We walked the entire boardwalk and probably spent almost 3...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Wanda R
Reviewed May 2, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful, raw nature. A great way to see the bayou/swamp country of Louisiana. Alligators up-close in their natural habitat. Boardwalk is well-constructed and easy to walk.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 170shannonr
Reviewed April 6, 2019

Beautiful preserve with several nice nature trails to take. I didn't find much on the Ring Levee Trail. However, there was a lot wildlife along the Palmetto Trail and Bayou Coquito trails. Did see several alligators, snacks and lizards along the way. The Palmetto and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank P F B
Reviewed March 29, 2019

My husband wanted a break from the noise and crowds of the French Quarter, so we drove to Barataria and I am so glad we did. This place was fantastic. They have a small Visitors Center with restrooms. The ranger at the Center directed us...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank amycL9429LV
Reviewed February 3, 2019

This is a wildlife preserve with trails weaving through the swamps and marshlands. There is lots to see. You just have to look for it. We were there in late afternoon and saw several alligators, different snakes, a wide variety of birds and one frog....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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I don't know for sure. My visit here was in April. However, because this is a wildlife refuge, there should be birds that migrate to here from the North for the winter season. I have been to other wildlife refuges in the... More
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