The Best Hiking in New Orleans

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

Top hiking spots in and near New Orleans

  • New Orleans, Louisiana

    Couterie Forest

    1.15 mi / 26 ft gain
    Couterie Forest is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near New Orleans, Louisiana.
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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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  • 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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  • New Orleans, Louisiana

    Audubon Park Loop

    1.95 mi / 89 ft gain
    Audubon Park Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near New Orleans, 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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  • Marrero, Louisiana

    Bayou Coquille and Marsh Overlook Trails

    1.96 mi / 16 ft gain
    Bayou Coquille and Marsh Overlook Trails is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Marrero, Louisiana.
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  • Marrero, Louisiana

    Old Barataria Trail

    4.36 mi / 69 ft gain
    Old Barataria Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Marrero, Louisiana.
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  • Lacombe, Louisiana

    Boy Scout Road

    5.02 mi / 161 ft gain
    Boy Scout Road is an out-and-back trail that is good for all skill levels located near Lacombe, Louisiana.
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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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  • Mandeville, Louisiana

    Cane Bayou Track

    3.7 mi / 85 ft gain
    Cane Bayou Track is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Mandeville, Louisiana.
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  • Mandeville, Louisiana

    Sugarmill Nature Trail

    1.62 mi / 75 ft gain
    Sugarmill Nature Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Mandeville, 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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  • Mandeville, Louisiana

    Neighborwoods Trail

    0.96 mi / 46 ft gain
    Neighborwoods Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Mandeville, Louisiana.
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  • Madisonville, Louisiana

    Fairview-Riverside Nature Trail

    0.42 mi / 59 ft gain
    Fairview-Riverside Nature Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Madisonville, 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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  • 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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