COVID-19 Updates: City Park

New Orleans City Park is closely following the recommended actions by officials regarding the coronavirus and are implementing appropriate actions. We ask New Orleans City Park guests to follow the guidance of officials and the CDC. While staying at-home is critical during this time, if you need a mental health break, need to exercise, or walk your dog, we implore you to listen to the CDC’s recommendations for cleanliness and social distancing. City Park’s open spaces are accessible for passive solitary recreation use only. Most facilities and all bathrooms, playgrounds, work-out equipment areas are closed.

Social Distancing during Passive Solitary Recreation: remain 6+ feet away from another person. 

Examples of Passive Solitary Recreation: walking a dog, walking, running, biking

No group activities are allowed.


Bayou Oaks Golf Complex is open but admission numbers will be limited.

All ticket sales are suspended.

The Park's Tolmas Visitor Center, Tennis Complex, Dog Park Office, Admin. Office, City Putt, the snoball stand, Wheel Fun (boats and bikes rentals), Storyland, Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, playgrounds, work-out pods, bathrooms, Couturie Forest, Cafe Du Monde, NOLA City Bark, and the Botanical Garden are closed. 

These events are canceled: Egg Scramble, Spring Garden Show, Swing in the Oaks, Earth Day

Thursdays at Twilight - canceled through the first week of May

Botanical Garden education classes and Kitchen in the Garden events - canceled through the first week of May

Birthday parties are canceled - please email your party contact.

New Orleans Museum of Art - closed 

Louisiana Children's Museum - closed 

Bayou Oaks Golf Complex information



On September 19, 2012, the Space Shuttle Endeavour passed over City Park.