Hike the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge Trail

Hike the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge Trail

Holy Redeemer Road

Distance

1 Miles

Elevation Gain

0 Feet

Activities

Photography, Running, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

Added by

Jennifer Sommer

Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Groups
Lake
River
Scenic
Wildlife

Hike on this amazing trail with wildlife in every corner, exploring the beautiful marshy area! You're likely to see crocodiles and other creatures from a safe distance.

The trail on the boardwalk is about a mile but you also have the option to walk the full hike which is 6.8 miles. It almost completely flat the whole time and its one of my favorite places to go near New Orleans. There's also free guided walks available as well with groups so you can learn more about the area. I started out in the guided group and then went adventuring out past where the group goes. It's great for families at all paces and the longer option makes it fun for people who want to go on longer hikes or trail runs. 

We saw some frogs and crocodiles while we were there! Keep a look out and you'll probably see some too! 

Community Photos

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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This is Big Branch Wildlife Refuge*

Great place to explore

Distance

1 Miles

Elevation Gain

0 Feet

Activities

Photography, Running, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

Added by

Jennifer Sommer

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