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Driving and Parking

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Audubon Park is located in historic Uptown New Orleans on Magazine Street between Walnut and Calhoun Streets.

Audubon Park
6500 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA

(504) 861-2537

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Parking: Audubon Park has its own parking lot free to the public.

Directions from the Westbank

Take the Crescent City Connection Bridge towards downtown New Orleans on the East Bank of the Mississippi River. Exit at Camp Street and stay in the right lane. Turn right onto Magazine Street. Drive on Magazine Street for approximately 7 miles. Cross through the stop light at the intersection of Nashville and Magazine and drive about 6 blocks. Audubon Park is located on the right-hand side at 6500 Magazine Street.

Directions from New Orleans East, Slidell, Mississippi Gulf Coast

From I-10 West, look for the Westbank/Claiborne Ave. sign and exit at South Claiborne Avenue/US 90 West (Exit 234 C), heading south. Drive down Claiborne Avenue approximately 6 miles and turn left onto Broadway Avenue. There is a green sign for the Zoo in the median right before Broadway. Drive down Broadway approximately 1.5 miles, crossing St. Charles Avenue, and turn left at the three-way stop sign at Leake Avenue. As the road curves to the left, it turns into Magazine Street. Audubon Park is on the left-hand side located at 6500 Magazine Street.

Directions from Metairie, Kenner, Baton Rouge

From I-10 East, exit at South Carrollton Ave. (Exit 232). There is a sign at that exit for Audubon Zoo. As you enter the exit from the interstate, stay in the left-hand lane as you will have to turn left for the final exit. The off ramp only allows you to go to the right and that is the way you want to go. You will drive several miles on S. Carrollton Avenue until you come to the end of the street at Leake Avenue. You can’t go straight because the levee is right in front of you. Turn left onto Leake Avenue and drive until you come to the 3-way stop at Broadway Avenue. After stopping at the stop sign, go straight. As the road curves to the left, it turns into Magazine Street. Audubon Park is on the left-hand side located at 6500 Magazine Street.

Directions from Jefferson Highway, Huey P. Long Bridge, Harvey, Elmwood

After crossing the Huey P. Long Bridge to the East Bank, turn right (east) onto Jefferson Highway. Follow Jefferson Highway approximately 8 miles until it becomes South Claiborne Avenue. Continue on South Claiborne until you reach the traffic light at Nashville Avenue. Turn right at the stop light onto Magazine Street. Drive about 6 blocks on Magazine Street. Audubon Park is located on the right-hand side at 6500 Magazine Street.

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Enjoy the sights and sounds of New Orleans' most prominent rookery. An excellent spot for bird watching.
Join the Audubon Park Conservancy to support the annual cleanliness, safety and operation of Audubon Park.

Mailing address: 6500 Magazine St. New Orleans, LA 70118
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