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Recommended Routes in Southern Louisiana - 6

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Favorite Panoramic views from the Alligator Marsh Boardwalk.
Easy/Intermediate

Fountainbleau Trail System

5.7 mi 9.2 km 35' Up 10.69 m Up 35' Down 10.67 m Down

Mandeville, LA
Favorite Beautiful Day in December!
Easy

Boy Scout Road

6.6 mi 10.6 km 15' Up 4.46 m Up 14' Down 4.38 m Down

Lacombe, LA
Favorite Gorgeous swamp views are abundant on the Acclimatization Trail.
Easy/Intermediate

Northlake Nature Center Loops

5.3 mi 8.5 km 59' Up 17.98 m Up 59' Down 17.98 m Down

Mandeville, LA
Favorite View directly from the trail overlooking the lake which provides a home for a number of local birds.
Easy/Intermediate

Bayou Sauvage Trails

7.1 mi 11.5 km 10' Up 3.05 m Up 9' Down 2.76 m Down

Meraux, LA
Favorite A view of the Bayou
Easy

Camp Salmen Nature Park Loop

3.5 mi 5.6 km 31' Up 9.35 m Up 30' Down 9.29 m Down

Slidell, LA
Favorite Backbone Ridge Trail
Intermediate

Louisiana Arboretum Tour

5.8 mi 9.3 km 320' Up 97.67 m Up 317' Down 96.67 m Down

Pine Pr…, LA

Southern Louisiana Hiking

  • 214 Miles 345 Kilometers of Trail
  • 6 Recommended Routes
  • 116 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 67 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 2 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Southern Louisiana - 179

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24.9 mi 40.1 km #1Mississippi River Trail: New Orleans to Norco
Easy
Jefferson, LA
Easy
Jefferson, LA
8.6 mi 13.9 km #2Mississippi River Trail
Intermediate
Chalmette, LA
Intermediate
Chalmette, LA
7.4 mi 11.9 km #3Lakefront Trail
Easy
Metairie, LA
Easy
Metairie, LA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #4Dawson Creek Greenway
Easy
Inniswold, LA
Easy
Inniswold, LA
2.5 mi 4.0 km #5Ward Creek Greenway
Easy
Inniswold, LA
Easy
Inniswold, LA
4.1 mi 6.7 km #6University Lake Loop
Easy
Baton Rouge, LA
Easy
Baton Rouge, LA
0.8 mi 1.3 km #7Sandy Creek Primitive Trail
Intermediate
Watson, LA
Intermediate
Watson, LA
0.4 mi 0.6 km #8Old Timber Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Watson, LA
Easy/Intermediate
Watson, LA
1.7 mi 2.7 km #9Horseshoe Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Watson, LA
Easy/Intermediate
Watson, LA
0.7 mi 1.2 km #10Piney Knob Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Watson, LA
Easy/Intermediate
Watson, LA

Photos of Southern Louisiana - 130

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The Marsh Overlook Trail offers a scenic boardwalk experience amidst dramatic, wispy foliage.
Jan 3, 2017 near Jean La…, LA
Chicot Lake
Aug 10, 2017 near Ville P…, LA
Tall cypress on the Pearl River
Jan 1, 2018 near Pearlin…, MS
Two adolescent gators.
Mar 10, 2021 near Jean La…, LA
Here's the end of the boardwalk where you and your family can enjoy the scenery and open space to relax any aching muscles before the walk back.
Mar 11, 2021 near Jean La…, LA
Possible a mother and her young bathing in the sun.
Mar 11, 2021 near Jean La…, LA
Frenchtown Road Conservation Area
May 13, 2021 near Denham…, LA
Amite River Beach
May 13, 2021 near Denham…, LA