Best trails in Louisiana

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Trying to find the best Louisiana trails? AllTrails has 179 great hiking trails, 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. If you're looking for the best trails around New Orleans, Baton Rouge or Springfield, we've got you covered. If you're looking for great Louisiana state park trails, check out Bogue Chitto State Park. Or for some great local park options, check out Comite River Park near Baton Rouge or Kincaid Recreation Area near Elmer. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 145 easy trails in Louisiana ranging from 0.6 to 43 miles and from -6 to 531 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Louisiana
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#1 - Bogue Chitto State Park Gorge Run Trail
Bogue Chitto State Park
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 2 h 18 m
Note: $3 per person entry fee The trail is a little washed out from recent rains and there was one small part where you will have to walk through an inch or 2 deep water. There is also part of the tShow more
#2 - Comite Park Trail
Comite River Park
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 2 m
Comite Park Trail is a 4.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Baton Rouge, Louisiana that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options. Dogs arShow more
#3 - 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
#4 - 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
#5 - Cane Bayou Track
Fontainebleau State Park
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 1 h 31 m
Cane Bayou is the perfect adventure for anyone looking to get off the beaten path when in New Orleans. Just an hour north of New Orleans, Cane Bayou takes you through the brackish marsh with lots of gShow more
#6 - Boy Scout Road
Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 1 h 59 m
This hike is through part of the Big Branch Wildlife Refuge. Most of the hike is on a well maintained roadway. The road is only open to hikers and mountain bikes. There are also a few side trails of Show more
#7 - 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
#8 - Monkey Trail
Keithville, Louisiana
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Length: 6.5 mi • Est. 2 h 53 m
NOTE: Closed Monday, Tuesday, and Holidays. Open from 8-5 on Saturday and 1-5 on Sunday.Show more
#9 - Wild Azalea to Lamotte to Kincaid Loop
Kincaid Recreation Area
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Length: 14.7 mi • Est. 6 h 28 m
Wild Azalea to Lamotte to Kincaid Loop is a 14.7 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Boyce, Louisiana that features a lake. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarily used for hiking,Show more
#10 - Tammany Trace Trail
Covington, Louisiana
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Length: 27.2 mi • Est. 11 h
Just across Lake Pontchartrain from New Orleans, the Tammany Trace is Louisiana's premier rail-trail. "The Trace," as the locals call it, has so much to offer for trail users of all ages. From the brShow more
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