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City Park is home to the largest collection of mature Live Oaks in the world. The oldest is more than 900 years old!

LATEST BLOG POST: The New Orleans City Park Carousel

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The Carousel ride is often called the ‘Flying Horses’ by New Orleans locals. The Carousel is the oldest ride in the William B. Hines Carousel Gardens Amusement Park. It dates back to 1906 but some of the animal figures date back to 1885. The Carousel was originally located on a track of land along City Park Avenue. The Carousel was moved to its current location in 1928, creating what would eventually be City Park’s Amusement Park.

The Carousel has had a few owners in its history including Harry Batt, Sr. Locals may remember Mr. Batt from another local landmark, Pontchartrain Beach. In the late 1980's, William...

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