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Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve French Quarter Visitor Center of Jean Lafitte Nati credits NPS Photo
Hundreds of years of history and thousands of people from all over the world have created New Orleans distinctive cultural mix.
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve credits Share the Experience, Hallie Borstell
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve Chalmette National Cemetery at Jean Lafitte Nation credits NPS Photo
Established during the Civil War, Chalmette National Cemeterys 14,000 headstones pay tribute to those buried there.
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center of Jean Lafitte N credits NPS Photo
Acadian Cajun music began in cabins and dancehalls and has become famous worldwide.
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve Prairie Acadian Cultural Center of Jean Lafitte Na credits NPS Photo
The Acadians Cajuns who settled Louisianas Cajun prairies were cowboys, farmers, and ranchers.
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve Prairie Acadian Cultural Center of Jean Lafitte Na credits NPS
The Music Porch at the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center in Eunice, LA
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve Barataria Preserve of Jean Lafitte National Histor credits NPS Photo
Spanish moss and lush vegetation provide glimpses of Louisianas wild wetlands at Jean Lafittes Barataria Preserve.
JEAN LAFITTE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK AND PRESERVE
JEAN LAFITTE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK AND PRESERVE
419 Decatur Street
Marrero, Louisiana   70072
(lat:29.8472 lon:-90.1496)

Phone: 504-589-3882
Email:
In Jean Lafitte's day, silver and gold filled a pirate's treasure chest, but today's treasures are people, places, and memories. Discover New Orleans' rich cultural mix. Learn Cajun traditions from people who live them. Watch an alligator bask on a bayou's bank. Walk in the footsteps of the men who fought at 1815's Battle of New Orleans. Follow the link to discover the treasure of Jean Lafitte.
Nearby Accommodations
Schiro's Cafe, Bar and BB - New Orleans, LA
BBs / Inns
Balcony Guest House is 'your bed and breakfast above' Schiro's Grocery and Cafe ground floor... and conveniently located at 2483 Royal Street. Only 6 blocks down river from the French Quarter and 4 blocks from Frenchman Street.
9.1 miles from park*
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Location
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve is located near Belle Chasse, Chalmette and Destrehan


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Area Campgrounds
French Quarter RV Resort
500 North Claiborne
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New Orleans West KOA Kampground
11129 Jefferson Highway
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Pontchartrain Landing
6001 France Road
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504-286-8157

Directions
Jean Lafitte's headquarters and the park's French Quarter Visitor Center is located at 419 Decatur St. in New Orleans. There are five other park sites scattered throughout south Louisiana. For information on all of the park sites and visitor centers, see the Directions URL.

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Louisiana State Parks

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