NEW ORLEANS CITY PARK AND A BEIGNET – 10K

On this tour you will experience the wonders of City Park of New Orleans’ 1300 acres. Travel through the oldest Live Oak grove in the world, traverse Mt. Wisner and Laborde Mountain while experiencing eight distinct ecosystems, and maybe even join in on a second line parade. The opportunities are endless when you book this tour!

NEW ORLEANS CITY PARK AND A BEIGNET - 10K
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NEW ORLEANS CITY PARK AND A BEIGNET - 10K

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Did you know that City Park in New Orleans is larger than Central Park in New York City and Golden Gate Park in San Francisco? Within it’s 1300 acres you will find everything from an amusement park to tranquil Live Oak groves including singing trees. There are water fountains hidden throughout the park and your Go! Running Tours running guide knows just where to find them all while weaving you through the story behind this iconic park and its relation to the history of New Orleans.

We will run down Bayou St. John which has always been an important waterway for the area, connecting Lake Ponchartrain to the Mississippi River. We will get to explore the New Orleans Museum of Art’s outdoor sculpture garden that has recently been expanded. Perhaps the best part of the tour is getting to summit Mt. Laborde, the highest point in New Orleans, “deep” in the Couterie Forest. This section of forest and the cart paths you will take to get there from the bayou have an interesting history linked to Hurricane Katrina.

This tour will allow you to get a little taste of it all including the sugary bliss of a beignet. Let us know when booking if you would like to take the beignet taste test and learn the history of the rivalry between Morning Call and Café du Monde.

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Facts about the tours

10 km

Private tour

Easy

Individual

English

Flexible

Hotel pick-up or Standard Meeting Point

Price

1 person77.00/person

2 persons60.50/person

3 persons49.50/person

4-20 persons44.00/person

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