Crescent Park Promenade

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Crescent Park Promenade is a 2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Vieux Carre, Louisiana that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, trail running, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

2.0 miles
13 feet
Out & Back

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly



nature trips

trail running




wild flowers

no shade

city walk

historic site

Part of the French Market District, Crescent Park is a 20 acre urban linear park that connects our community and visitors to our riverfront. This unique public space provides breathtaking views of New Orleans, native landscaping, bike paths, a dog run and multi-use pavilions for all to enjoy. The park has three entrances with free public parking, two are ADA compliant. Elysian Fields Entrance Approximately 2300 N. Peters (ADA Compliant) Follow Elysian Fields to Decatur Street and turn right. There is paid public parking available in the left hand side parking lot at 400 Elysian Fields. Exit lot and cross the street to 2300 N. Peters. The park can be entered using stairs and bridge across train tracks or using elevator (in concrete shaft) and crossing bridge to second elevator on riverside. For Piety Street Entrance Approximately 3360 Chartres Street From Elysian Fields turn left on Chartres and follow to approximately 3360 Chartres Street. Make a Right into free public parking lot. Enter park using Piety Street Footbridge. Bartholomew Street Entrance Approximately 3900 Chartres Street (ADA Compliant) From Elysian Fields turn left onto Chartres and follow to approximately 3900 Chartres Street. Follow ramp (on right) through the break in the floodwall. Turn right at the top of the ramp into free public parking lot.

10 months ago

I run the park as a part of my Saturday morning long runs. Very pretty and quiet in the morning.

11 months ago

Great views of the river. Pretty much no shade so hat and sunscreen is a must.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Very interesting place. Great to learn about New Orleans. Nice jogging spot.

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Nice park and city walk, great place to see in NOLA

3 months ago

4 months ago

trail running
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Sunday, April 16, 2017