This man-made suburban oasis is the answer for those looking to escape the daily grind.. The Scene Lafreniere Park is Metairie's answer to Audubon and City parks, featuring lagoons, picnic grounds and all manner of peaceful scenery over 155 acres in the heart of the suburb, just off Veterans Boulevard.
The Experience Play baseball or Frisbee golf on Lafreniere's lush, rolling grounds, or make the scene along its popular two-mile asphalt jogging track. Weekend mornings are alive with the sounds of soccer. A picnic area complete with tables and barbecue pits, a boardwalk winding through wooded areas, and the Pavilion--an all-purpose outdoor center great for weddings, parties and other events--round out the park's list of amenities. There are also covered shelters and two outdoor recreational centers.