The Best Hiking in Louisiana

Looking for the best hiking in Louisiana? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Louisiana. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Louisiana

  • Provencal, Louisiana

    Camp at Kisatchie Bayou Campground

    4.0
    This campground has 17 walk-in sites and 1 drive in site, all come with tent pads, fire pits with a bbq rack, lantern posts, and trash receptacles. Restrooms are available, but there is no running water.  There are numerous trails throughout the Forest that are marked as multi-use trails. Distanc...
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  • Simsboro, Louisiana

    Hike Driskill Mountain

    2 mi / 170 ft gain
    This short, family friendly hike offers a peaceful walk in the North Louisiana woods. Multiple times, I've seen deer and rabbits on the trail. In spring and summer beautiful wildflowers line the trail from start to finish. It offers a great opportunity for anyone of any age to enjoy. The very gen...
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  • Covington, Louisiana

    Ride along the Tammany Trace

    4.0
    28 mi
    The Trace is an old railroad line turned into a biking, hiking, horse riding, trail. Most of the corridor is 200-feet wide, traversing lush woods that form a canopy overhead. There are 31 bridges in peppered throughout the Trace, and many of them are magnificent timber bridges, once railroad tres...
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  • Lacombe, Louisiana

    Hike the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge Trail

    5.0
    1 mi / 0 ft gain
    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 a...
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  • New Orleans, Louisiana

    Audubon Adventure Trail

    1.23 mi / 20 ft gain
    Audubon Adventure Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near New Orleans, Louisiana.
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  • Breaux Bridge, Louisiana

    Lake Martin Levee Trail

    5.17 mi / 69 ft gain
    Lake Martin Levee Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Breaux Bridge, Louisiana.
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  • Covington, Louisiana

    Tammany Trace Trail

    27.35 mi / 131 ft gain
    Tammany Trace Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Covington, Louisiana.
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  • Bossier City, Louisiana

    Red River Orange Trail

    1.73 mi / 115 ft gain
    Red River Orange Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Bossier City, Louisiana.
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  • New Orleans, Louisiana

    Wisner Loop

    0.8 mi / 10 ft gain
    Wisner Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near New Orleans, Louisiana.
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  • Mansfield, Louisiana

    General Mouton Interpretive Trail

    0.89 mi / 49 ft gain
    General Mouton Interpretive Trail is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Mansfield, Louisiana.
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  • Mandeville, Louisiana

    Northlake Nature Center South Loop

    2.12 mi / 66 ft gain
    Northlake Nature Center South Loop is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Mandeville, Louisiana.
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  • Abita Springs, Louisiana

    Abita Creek Flatwoods

    0.68 mi / 62 ft gain
    Abita Creek Flatwoods is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Abita Springs, Louisiana.
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  • Boyce, Louisiana

    Wild Azalea to Lamotte Creek Loop

    6.43 mi / 538 ft gain
    Wild Azalea to Lamotte Creek Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Elmer, Louisiana.
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  • Belle Chasse, Louisiana

    Upland Trail

    0.91 mi / 13 ft gain
    Upland Trail is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Belle Chasse, Louisiana.
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  • Bossier City, Louisiana

    Red River National Wildlife Refuge Yellow Trail

    3.1 mi / 135 ft gain
    Red River National Wildlife Refuge Yellow Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Bossier City, Louisiana.
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  • New Iberia, Louisiana

    Rip Van Winkle Gardens

    0.79 mi / 16 ft gain
    Rip Van Winkle Gardens is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near New Iberia, Louisiana.
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