Did you know that Louisiana has one of the most extensive go-kart race tracks in the nation? It's true! Check out NOLA Motorsports Park (11075 Nicolle Blvd.), located near New Orleans in Avondale, LA. This great track blankets 30 acres of land, offering a ton of go-kart driving time and a lot of fun. Trust me. You've never seen anything like it!

The wide-open go-kart race track is the fasted course in the South! The entire family can get into the action with various age packages and go-kart speeds. If go-karting is too slow, NOLA Motorsports has "Open Track Days," where thrill-seeking drivers can race their cars on the track!

If you are into cycling, don't miss "Bike Night," where cyclists of all ages and skills can have a safe and fun place to ride their bikes without navigating through dangerous city traffic. Go for motorcycle races, speed tours, monster trucks, ATV events, car shows, great food, and much more.

They even have an observation deck for those who just want to watch that allows spectators to see all the action on the track! You don't need to be a Nascar driver to take a go-kart on this Bayou State course. However, go-karters must be at least 52 inches tall to operate a Junior Kart alone. Riders must be at least 42 inches tall for two-seater go-karts and 60 inches tall to operate a go-kart at all other levels.

There is always something going on at Louisiana's biggest go-kart park. Before you go, it's a good idea to stay updated with the monthly and weekly schedule at NOLA Track Events. You can plan for a weekend getaway or a day trip. Speaking of which, there are four levels to choose from at the park. Each tier depends upon the driver's ability and skill. For example, less experienced drivers can rent a go-cart with safety features such as limited speed capability based on their skills:

Tier 1—Junior Karts & Two-Seaters (15+mph)
Tier 2—Senior Karts (40+mph)
Tier 3—RT8 Karts (50+mph)
Tier 4—GTMax Karts (60+mph)

Finally, NOLA Motorsports Park features an Event Center that can accommodate more than 3,000 people for meetings, weddings, receptions, graduations, and birthdays! They are about making your visit memorable. You can Design Your Experience with an additional 720,000 SF of space next to the track for vendors, tuning up, or 44 RV hookups for folks that want to stay a while, complete with power and water!

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