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Today is the International Day of Happiness!  We ask you: What in City Park makes YOU HAPPY?

Today is the International Day of Happiness! We ask you: What in City Park makes YOU HAPPY?

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Each morning promises a show in City Park

Each morning is different in City Park. Some mornings bring sunbeams through the trees and others crepe myrtle flowers gathering at your feet. Whether there's frost, fog, lots of clouds, or lots of sun - in those differences is true beauty. Each day has its own feeling. We invite you to visit soon. There's no time like the present.

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Volunteering - even in the rain!

Volunteers from Virginia Commonwealth University

New Orleans City Park is so blessed to have so many wonderful volunteers! But a great urban Park doesn't run itself. Our volunteers are essential to the day-to-day operation of City Park. When you volunteer your time as an individual or as part of a group, it is one of the most valuable contributions you can make to City Park, and you are building a better, stronger park for all of our...

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Escape to Couturie Forest ...a 60 acre forest in the heart of New Orleans

Couturie Forest

Couturie Forest is the perfect place to escape from the city without ever leaving New Orleans! Combined with Scout Island, the 60-acre Couturie Forest, in New Orleans City Park, is a nature-lover’s haven filled with native trees, scenic waterways, and fascinating wildlife — all in the heart of the New Orleans. The forest is a great place to wander with your kids, family, and friends. An afternoon along the trails is more...

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800 years old and stlll lookin’ good!

McDonogh Oak

At approximately 800 years old the oldest tree in New Orleans City Park is the McDonogh Oak. Just think of all this tree has seen over time!

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