Situated just outside Marrero and spread across 23,000 acres, the Barataria Preserve offers a glimpse of Louisiana's wild wetlands. The preserve consists of swamps, marshes, forests, alligators, nutrias and over 200 species of birds. Dirt trails and boardwalks wind through the preserve.
Barataria Preserve Travel Tips
- Approaching, harassing, or feeding alligators is prohibited.
- Pets are allowed only on the deck at the visitor center.
- Pets must be on leash and should be attended by the owner.
- Service animal assisting people with physical disability are allowed.
Entrance Ticket Details For Barataria Preserve
- No admission fee.
- Hiking, boating etc. equipment rentals will be charged.
Barataria Preserve Hours
- Preserve closed on Mardi Gras
- Visitor center : 9:30am - 4:30pm (Wednesday to Sunday)
How to Reach Barataria Preserve
- Lapalco at Bonnie Ann bus stop
- Ames at North Oak bus stop
- Restaurant De Familles
- Taco Bell
- Sonic Drive in
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3.12% of people who visit New Orleans include Barataria Preserve in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
93.33% of people start their Barataria Preserve visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 8 Hrs to see Barataria Preserve
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Barataria Preserve