Overlook Miles Of Marsh From This Beautiful Hiking Trail Near New Orleans

Just about a 30 minute drive from New Orleans, and you’ll find yourself in a beautiful wonderland of incredibly scenic marshes, bayous, swamps, and forests. When you need a break from the city, consider a shot road trip to this amazing nature preserve where you can see endless miles of marsh.

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Barataria Preserve is located at 6588 Barataria Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072.

The Visitor Center is open Wednesday-Sunday 9:30am-4:30pm, but the trails are open daily from 9am-5pm.

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