Posted October 15, 2013 at 6:49 AM by Amanda Frentz
City Park's home to more than just trees and loved by more than just humans. Many animals live in the Park. The swans are always a crowd pleaser and when the weather gets chilly, the Brown Pelicans spend a few months here. And who can forget about the many City Park turtles who line up sunning themselves on a log on any given warm day. What animals have you seen around the Park?...
Posted October 14, 2013 at 9:05 AM by Amanda Frentz
As you enter the Park from the main entrance and drive down Lelong, you will notice construction in front of The New Orleans Museum of Art. The front area of the museum is getting a new look and at the center of the new look is a new piece of art. Construction on the site has been going on for weeks. Fueling speculation as to which sculpture will have a new home in the...
Posted October 11, 2013 at 10:41 AM by Amanda Frentz
Don't miss the beautiful orange wildflowers at the Park! They are nestled between Roosevelt Mall and Marconi. You'll love 'em!
Posted October 9, 2013 at 8:54 AM by Amanda Frentz
Spanish Moss and Resurrection Fern are often found growing on the oaks of New Orleans City Park. Both plants are epiphytic. Epiphytic plants absorb all nutrients from the air and do not harm the tree that supports them.
Posted October 3, 2013 at 10:43 AM by Amanda Frentz
New Orleans has earned a reputation for its booming festival season, and City Park is playing an increasing role in the city’s growing festival calendar. December 2012 marked the opening of New Orleans’ newest festival destination: the Festival Grounds, a 50-acre green space with sports fields, a bike path, acres of wetlands, an exercise area with hydraulic fitness equipment and more. Highlights of the grounds include five soccer fields and a one-mile, 1...