Audubon Park and Zoo

Audubon Zoo

Audubon Park and Zoo bears the name of painter and naturalist, John James Audubon, who while living in New Orleans in the early 1800s, spent time in his studio at 706 Barracks Street creating his ‘Birds of America’ series. Designed by landscape architect John Charles Olmsted, Audobon Park, having escaped much of the flooding that occurred in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, consists of 400 acres and includes Audubon Zoo.  The Park is open to the public and offers public picnic areas, jogging paths, lagoons, bird watching areas (Ochsner Island), tennis courts and a golf course.The Audubon Experience package ($35/adult) is valid for up to 45 consecutive days and allows entrance to Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Entergy IMAX® Theatre and Audubon Park.

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