Saturday, February 1, 2014

Jean Lafitte Park's Cypress Swamp Sancutary

The view from Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

Fun Fact: Established March 4, 1907 by the National Park Service; its Barataria Preserve near Marrero, Louisiana protects 23,000 acres of Mississippi River Delta.  

Home to cypress swamps, alligators, nutrias, and over 200 species of birds.