The park's mission to preserve and share cultural traditions, historical sites, and natural landscapes means that there's always something interesting going on at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve.

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Public Affairs

Meredith Hardy
(504) 382-0291
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Check out our calendar to stay up to date with current and future exhibits, events, and ranger programs at the park.

Operating Hours, Weather, & More

  • Quick Information: Get information on the park's six sites and the hours of operation per site.
  • Weather: Get information on the current weather conditions at each of the six sites.
  • Maps: Find out the location of our sites and view maps of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve.
  • Hunting Regulations: Learn about park hunting and trapping regulations.
  • Fishing Regulations: Learn about park fishing regulations.
  • Park Management: Get information on park management and policies.
  • Public Involvement: Find information on Jean Lafitte's current public discussions.
  • NPS Louisiana: Visit this page for information on all National Park Service projects in Louisiana, from historic places to community conservation and recreation.
  • Images for Publication: Most Jean Lafitte images are in the public domain. Download and use these images for free.
    • Contact the Park for Images: Want an image? Contact us. Please specify any size or dpi needs, image subject, etc. The park has thousands of images, so detailed requests make it easier to find images quickly.

Last updated: November 9, 2022

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Mailing Address:

419 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70130


504 589-3882

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