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Explore the lush landscape of Camp Salmen Nature Park and reconnect with nature. This green oasis is a fine place to spend the day with the family. Explore interpretive trails and visit the historic Camp Salmen House, or walk along the raised boardwalk to the mysterious waters of the swimming hole. The pavilion is often used as a venue for public concerts and other events.
Spend the day at Fritchie Park and catch a game of baseball or soccer at the park's well-lit fields. The park also features a well-sheltered playground for younger children. Sit back and relax beneath the cool shade of a tree, or indulge in a bit of exercise at Fritchie Park.
Enjoy hours upon hours of fun-filled activity at the John Slidell Park. The park features plenty of open space, playgrounds, baseball fields, and walking trails. Spend the day lounging under the shade of a tree or exploring the trails that wind their way across grassy lawns. Dogs are welcomed too, so bring your four-legged friends along for a bit of exercise and fun.
One of the best ways to enjoy the mystique and transcendent quietude of Lake Pontchartrain is to walk along the pathways at the Mandeville Lakefront. A stretch of green along the Lakeshore Drive, the Mandeville Lakefront is a popular place to take a stroll, play with the kids, have a family picnic, or just sit and enjoy compelling view of the lake. The park is open from sunrise to 2a every day. See the website to know more.
Spread over 135 acres (54.63 hectares) and built with the focus to provide a suitable place for families and recreation, the Joe W. Brown Park comprises of picnic pavilions, walking paths, tennis and basketball courts, running tracks and a swimming pool among other amenities. They also have play equipment for young children. Whether you want to indulge in sports, go for a swim, take a leisurely stroll or spend quality time with you family, the Joe W. Brown Park can effortlessly cater to your needs
Situated along the banks of the Bogue Falaya, this park is a scenic spot that makes for a wonderfully refreshing outing. Bogue Falaya Park affords some lovely views of the river, and is a great place to visit with the family. There is a large playground complete with wooden toys and all the swings the little ones love. This beautiful park plays host to the occasional concert, and the pavilion can be hired for private events. Check the website for complete details.