Best trails in Baton Rouge

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Looking for a great trail near Baton Rouge, Louisiana? AllTrails has 13 great hiking trails, running trails, walking 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 Lake Fausse Pointe State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Comite River Park or BREC Monte Sano Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 11 easy trails in Baton Rouge ranging from 0.6 to 4.6 miles and from 19 to 49 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 Baton Rouge
Top trails (13)
#1 - 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
#2 - Hooper Road Park
BREC Monte Sano Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 19 m
Hooper Road Park is a 3.2 mile lightly 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 and is acShow more
#3 - Hardwood Forest Loop Trail
Frenchtown Conservation Area
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 50 m
Note: This area is currently closed on weekends due to COVID-19. For more information, please see http://www.brec.org/index.cfm/page/covid19Show more
#4 - Black Swamp Trail
LSU Botanical Gardens Steele Forest
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 54 m
Fun wooded Trail with access to mosaic boardwalk and Barton arboretum Show more
#5 - University Lake Trail
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 1 m
University Lake Trail is a 2.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Baton Rouge, Louisiana that features a lake. The trail is good for all skill levels and is primarily used for waShow more
#6 - Bluebonnet Swamp Trail
Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 28 m
Bluebonnet Swamp Trail is a 1.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Baton Rouge, Louisiana that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily Show more
#7 - Barton Arboretum Loop
LSU Botanical Gardens Steele Forest
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 56 m
Barton Arboretum Loop is a 2.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Baton Rouge, Louisiana that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walShow more
#8 - Kendalwood Conservation Area: Arrowwood Trail
Kendalwood Road Park
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 11 m
Kendalwood Conservation Area: Arrowwood Trail is a 3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Baton Rouge, Louisiana that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers Show more
#9 - Dawson Creek Trail
Perkins Road Park
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 1 h 54 m
Dawson Creek Trail is a 4.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Baton Rouge, Louisiana and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking and trail running and isShow more
#10 - Highland Park Trail
Highland Road Community Park
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 23 m
Highland Park Trail is a 1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Baton Rouge, Louisiana that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, ruShow more
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