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Best trails in Kisatchie National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Kisatchie National Forest, Louisiana? AllTrails has 20 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 11 moderate trails in Kisatchie National Forest ranging from 1.4 to 31 miles and from 114 to 393 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Longleaf Vista Road to Backbone Trail
Kisatchie National Forest
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Length: 10.6 mi • Est. 4 h 42 m
Many may be surprised by the beautiful piece of the Kisatchie Forest that features rocky hills and scenic overlooks. The trail is in good shape and Fall colors give you plenty of scenery along the wayShow more
#2 - Wild Azalea Trail
Kisatchie National Forest
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Length: 23.9 mi • Est. 10 h 48 m
Wild Azalea Trail is a 23.9 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Woodworth, Louisiana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optioShow more
#3 - Longleaf Vista Interpretive Trail
Kisatchie National Forest
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 40 m
Mostly paved nature trail loop through some of the most scenic vistas in Louisiana. This area has lots of open Longleaf Pine and some very interesting mesa-like geology that creates steep flat-topped Show more
#4 - Sugar Cane Trail
Kisatchie National Forest
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Length: 6.4 mi • Est. 2 h 44 m
Note: There is a $5 day use fee. Visitors can put payment in the cash only drop box.Show more
#5 - Kincaid Loop Trail
Kisatchie National Forest
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Length: 9.3 mi • Est. 4 h 3 m
As of June 01, 2020, users have reported that Southeast corner of trail is CLOSED due to storm damage. Please see the park's website for up to date information before visiting.Show more
#6 - Caroline Dormon Trail
Kisatchie National Forest
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Length: 10.1 mi • Est. 4 h 25 m
NOTE: As of April 2020, the Campground is closed. Please see the park's website for up to date information.Show more
#7 - Turpentine Hill Trail
Kisatchie National Forest
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 26 m
The trailhead can be seen from the Longleaf scenic byway. It eventually meets up with the Backbone trail. Kind of rough, not marked with trail markers. You are in the Kisatchie Hills Wilderness area, Show more
#8 - Sandstone Trail
Kisatchie National Forest
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Length: 31 mi • Est. Multi-day
Sandstone Trail is a 31 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Provencal, Louisiana that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options. Dogs are Show more
#9 - Wild Azalea Trail: Segment 4
Kisatchie National Forest
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 2 h 39 m
Wild Azalea Trail: Segment 4 is a 5.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Elmer, Louisiana that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, wShow more
#10 - Backbone Trail
Kisatchie National Forest
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Length: 14.7 mi • Est. 5 h 54 m
This route can also be done as a point-to-point by either getting a ride or leaving a car at the end of the AllTrails route. You could also walk back to the trailhead by walking along the road.Show more
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