Louisiana Trail Info

All items in green are linked to more information

 

6 Miles of trails loop and intersect for an easy hiking experience. A nice trail system to bring the kids to, as there are lots of options to return to the Nature Station if they get tired.

 

Camping: Acadiana Park Campground

A beautiful 7.5-mile one-way trail that's moderately difficult. Sandstone hills and some nice views make this trail unique. 

 

Camping: Campsites along the trail

There are multiple trails in this area totaling 8.5 miles. Some are easy and good for kids, while the longer trails are moderately difficult and wet.

 

Camping: Bayou Segnette SP

A fairly easy out and back trail that's around 7 total miles. 

 

Camping: St Bernard SP

(Need more info) An easy 1-mile loop trail.  

Camping: Bayou Darbonne Camping

This conservation area has a well-maintained gravel loop around a beautiful pond. There are several spur trails that lead views of the Comite River. Altogether, around 1.5 miles of easy trails. 

 

Camping: No Camping Nearby

An easy 1-mile loop trail through swamps, right in the heart of Baton Rouge! The Nature Center has lots of snakes and amphibians on display. 

 

Camping: No Camping Nearby

A beautiful 5-mile loop that takes you through a diverse landscape. This trail is fairly easy and has some nice views of the Bogue Chitto River.

 

Camping: Bogue Chitto SP

A moderately difficult 5-mile out and back trail. This trail is popular with mountain bikes but hikers are welcome too. 

Camping: KOA of West New Orleans

An easy and very scenic road walk that is 4.5-miles out and back. The first portion of the trail is a nice boardwalk.

 

Camping: Fontainebleau SP

An interesting park with multiple trails that are easy and total 3.3 miles. Currently, this park is only open 3 days a week so call for up to date times.

 

Camping: Fontainebleau SP

A moderately difficult 10.5-mile one-way trail. Enjoy a weekend backpacking trip in the Kisatchie National Forest.

 

Camping: Campsites along the trail and at Kisatchie Bayou Campground

There are multiple trails that are fairly easy and total 3 miles. This area is home to the Champion Bald Cypress tree that is over 1,500 years old!

 

Camping: Tunica Hills Campground

A 19-mile moderately difficult backpacking trail that has beautiful boardwalks and some nice views of Lake Chicot.

 

Camping: Limited campsites along the trail. You'll need to reserve at the entrance station.

While technically not in Louisiana, this natural area has 5.6 miles of difficult trails. What makes this area so popular is the numerous waterfalls!

 

Camping: Tunica Hills Campground

A nice 5-mile loop that is mainly used for mountain bikes but hikers are welcome. It's moderately difficult due to the cross trails that may get you turned around.

 

Camping: No camping nearby. 

(Need more info) An easy 4.5-mile loop.

 

Camping: Bodcau Campground

Visit the highest point in Louisiana! An easy 1.6-mile out and back trail. No nearby camping.

A moderately difficult series of trails, totaling 7 miles. Camping Nearby

There are two main trails that total 6 miles altogether. One of which is a beautiful nature trail that has a boardwalk overlooking the marsh.

 

Camping: Fontainebleau SP

A beautiful conservation area with multiple trails totaling 3 miles. An easy hike with lots of opportunities to observe wildlife.

 

Camping: No camping nearby

(More info needed) An easy 2-mile loop.

 

Camping: Fullerton Lake Campground

(More info needed) An easy 2.4-mile out-and-back trail.

 

Camping: Stuart Lake Campground

This 5-mile loop trail is primarily used for mountain bikes and is "primitive". A difficult trail due to navigation and some maintenance issues.

 

Camping: No camping nearby

An easy 1.3-mile loop trail.

 

Camping: No camping nearby

A beautiful park with multiple trails that are easy and total 2.8 miles

 

Camping: Bayou Darbonne Camping

The longest backpacking trail in Louisiana! This is the full 40-mile route that is rated as difficult due to some extensive elevation change.

 

Camping: Forest service camps and campsites along the trail

This is the first alternate route that is 28 miles and rated as moderately difficult.

 

Camping: Kisatchie Bayou Campground and campsites along the trail.

This is the second alternate route that is 36 miles and rated as moderately difficult.

 

Camping: Forest service camps and campsites along the trail.

(More info needed) An easy out and back trail totaling 3.1 miles

 

Camping: Myers Landing

(More info needed) An easy out and back trail totaling 2 miles

 

Camping: Grand Isle SP

(More info needed) Multiple trails, moderately difficult and total 6 miles

 

Camping: Lake Claiborne SP

Multiple trails, moderately difficult and totaling 12 miles

 

Camping: Lake Claiborne SP

A moderately difficult 1.2-mile loop trail. Beautiful area with unique geological features.

 

Camping: Turpentine Trail

Multiple trails that are fairly easy and total 4.5 miles. 

 

Camping: Chicot SP

The longest hike-able trail in Louisiana! A multi-use trail that is mainly used by ATVs. This moderately difficult trail is one-way and is 60 miles.

 

Camping: Along the trail

Multiple trails that are fairly easy and total 4 miles. 

 

Camping: No camping nearby

Multiple trails that are fairly easy and total 5.5 miles. 

 

Camping: North Toledo Bend State Park

Multiple trails that are fairly easy and total 4 miles. 

 

Camping: Fontainebleau State Park

(More info needed) An easy out-and-back trail that is 1.3 miles. 

 

Camping: Rutherford Beach

A moderately difficult out-and-back trail that is 6 miles.

 

Camping: Tunica Hills Campground

(More info needed) An easy loop trail that is 3.9 miles. 

 

Camping: Hunters Bend Campground

(More info needed) Multiple trails that are fairly easy and total 2.5 miles.

 

Camping: Rutherford Beach

(More info needed) An easy one-way trail and total 3.1 miles.

 

Camping: Cloud Crossing CG

This multi-use trail is moderately difficult and totals 36 miles. There is a main loop with a couple of cut-across trails. The trail is closed to motorized vehicles between December and May.

 

Camping: Camping along the trail / Forest camps

Multiple trails that are fairly easy and total 3.9 miles.

 

Camping: No camping nearby

(More info needed) Multiple trails that are moderately difficult and total 17 miles.

 

Camping: No camping nearby

Multiple trails that are moderately difficult and total 8 miles. Some beautiful waterfalls are the highlight of this trail system.

 

Camping: Campsites near trail

Moderately difficult loop trail that is 6.5 miles.

 

Camping: Beaver Dam CG

Multiple trails that are easy and total 6.5 miles.

 

Camping: Tickfaw State Park