Explore Over 400 Acres Of Swamps and Marshes At The Northlake Nature Center Near New Orleans

When you need a break from the city, you have plenty of options. From Barataria Preserve to Fontainebleau State Park, there are several options for anyone looking to surround themselves in nature for a few hours. Just down the street from Fontainebleau State Park lies an incredible hidden gem, and it’s worthy of the drive from New Orleans. The Northlake Nature Center is a perfect spot to stroll through the boardwalk trails and just take in all the lovely swamp and marsh views.

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The Center also has special programs and activities held throughout the year. For more information, check out their website and follow them on Facebook.

And while you’re in the neighborhood, pop on over to Fontainebleau State Park for even more beautiful nature trails.

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