community, Marrerro features acres of pristine swampland, moss-covered trees
and friendly residents. Largely inhabited by families, this residential
community features regional and national brands, as well as mom-and-pop restaurants
Marrero has some of the best swamp preserves in all of South Louisiana. There are two: Bayou Segnette State Park and Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Reserve, which features the Barataria Reserve – 23,000 acres of explorable wetlands and wildlife. Lovers of the outdoors will find limitless opportunities for hiking, kayaking, bird watching, and exploring these protected wetlands. The Bayou Segnette State Park is the starting point for the annual Tour de Jefferson family bike ride. With four different routes to choose from, the whole family can participate.
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