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A Weekend of Celebrations: Carousel Gardens Amusement Park Reopening and 3rd of July Celebration

A Weekend of Celebrations: Carousel Gardens Amusement Park Reopening and 3rd of July Celebration

After halting operations during Covid-19 pandemic, City Park’s Carousel Gardens Amusement Park will reopen to the public on July 3rd with a preview day for first responders on July 2nd, kicking off a weekend full of fun in the Park.

We're thrilled to announce a weekend of celebrations on July 2nd and ...

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Earth Day: Celebrate with City Park

In City Park, every day is Earth Day. We have such admiration and appreciation for the beauty of the ancient live oaks, greenspace, and animals. Each visitor has a story or memory to share of their unique experience within our shared outdoor oasis. We are each a steward of nature and appreciate everyone who helps us keep the Park clean, healthy, and beautiful for future generations.

In addition to offering an array...

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City Park App: OuterSpatial

New Orleans City Park is proud to announce its first mobile app to help facilitate safe outdoor wellness and recreation. This exciting new project is funded by the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation, and gives the Park an opportunity to engage more with Park users. To promote health and wellness in the Park, we have partnered with OuterSpatial, an app that’s free to download and easy to use as a...

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Master Naturalists Volunteer in City Park

On the third Saturday of each month, Master Naturalist volunteers partner with New Orleans City Park staff to remove invasive camphor trees from Scout Island.

Volunteers spend their time cutting or digging-out camphor tree saplings around forested areas of City Park. In keeping with City Park's mission to remove invasive species, our goal for this partnership is to reduce the invasives so native trees and shrubbery can germinate and thrive. If...

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CITO Trees are for the Fish

Fifty Christmas trees from this years Celebration in the Oaks fundraiser in New Orleans City Park are now serving a new role as habitat/shelter for juvenile fish in Bayou St. John. City Park and LDWF, with to help of volunteers and sponsors, bundled small sets of trees and anchored within casting distance along the western shore of the bayou, just north of Filmore Avenue. Small fish and invertebrates are attracted to brush piles...

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