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Crescent Park, New Orleans

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#14 of 15 in Parks in New Orleans
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Crescent Park is located in New Orleans. Arrange your visit to Crescent Park and discover more family-friendly attractions in New Orleans using our New Orleans vacation planner.
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  • This was one of our favourite activities- you get a great view of the Mississippi and a sense of the many different sides of New Orleans. It had a nice vibe with families, dog walkers, cyclists, jogge...  more »
  • We rented bicycles and took them into Crescent Park, a new park that runs along the banks of the Mississippi River in the Bywater neighborhood. To get access to the park, we took our bikes by elevator...  more »
  • Love coming here, with or without the dogs. Last week was perfect. Great weather, light breeze. Fabulous views.  more »
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  • Great hidden gem. This park came from the ashes of the Phoenix. Former wharfs used to sit here, now the area has been transformed into an oasis of serenity. Climb the 96 or so stairs, I counted, to gain access to a little piece of earthly heaven in the form of breathtaking views of the city. Seems to be something straight from a postcard. Way to go CITY OF NOLA, job well done. This park in the heart of the Marigny serves its purpose of promoting a day time get away.
  • Nice place to walk along the river. It even has a dog park!
  • Get to see the skyline with the bridge and water. Nice walk from bywater. Cool swings
  • Very beautiful, well kept, paved walking trail. There's a fenced dog run. Plenty of benches to rest your weary legs. Blooming, exotic flowers near the bridge over the tracks. Amazing view of New Orleans cityscape. I highly suggest this place to go take photos.
  • Good view New Orleans skyline , good place to walk , jog . Nice overhead pavilion .

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