Sustainability and Conservation

Green and Getting Greener

City Park is green and getting greener every day!

With 1,300 acres of green space, located in the center of New Orleans, New Orleans City Park acts as a backyard to many New Orleanians and a favorite destination to millions of visitors each year. To ensure the long term health of this treasured green space, New Orleans City Park is committed to environmental stewardship through education, outreach, and conservation projects, and continued sustainability through waste management and reduction, energy efficiency, and green infrastructure.

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    Stormwater Management

    Sustainable SITES


    Education and Outreach


City Park has an outdoor classroom with built-in benches. It's near the Big Lake boathouse and is first come first served (no reservations taken). It's a great place to bring your group!