The Best Photography in Louisiana

Looking for the best photography 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 photography spots in and near Louisiana

  • Vacherie, Louisiana

    Explore the Oak Alley Plantation

    4.0
    Located an hour and twenty minutes west of New Orleans, I had originally planned to make a quick pit stop at this Plantation while passing through just to snap a photo of the oaks, before I knew it I had spent 6 hours wandering its properties and learning all about the incredible past of this hom...
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  • New Orleans, Louisiana

    Photograph the Tree of Life In Audubon Park

    5.0
    The Tree of Life as the Locals call it, is an iconic staple of the Uptown New Orleans area. Families have been climbing, swinging and getting married under this beautiful tree's canopy for years. The tree is estimated to be nearly 500 years old and the tree limbs even touch the ground as Spanish ...
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  • 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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  • Ruston, Louisiana

    Mountain Bike in Lincoln Parish Park

    10 mi / 500 ft gain
    Lincoln Parish Park offers an abundance of outdoor adventures, from a small lake beach with a lifeguard, to full site camping hook ups, to some of the best fly fishing opportunities in the area. But, the main attraction for this park is the 10-12 miles of beginner and advanced mountain bike trail...
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  • Breaux Bridge, Louisiana

    Paddle Lake Martin

    5.0
    There's a boat launch for small boats, canoes, kayaks, and stand up paddle boards. Plenty of fishing from the banks or off a boat. Go at dusk for an unforgettable sunset from the water. If you paddle enough you may even be able to find a rope swing, or a rope ladder that offers an amazing aerial ...
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  • Metairie, Louisiana

    Watch the Sunset on the Southern Banks of Lake Pontchartrain

    Just a fifteen minutes from the hustle and bustle of New Orleans, one can find possibly the best spot in all of the New Orleans Metro Area, "The Levee", as locals call it. At the listed location, there is a shell beach where you can enter on your SUP, Kayak, or Canoe. This location is also a popu...
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  • Mandeville, Louisiana

    Sunset Stroll on the Mandeville Lakefront

    4.5
    3 mi
    Altogether this is about a 1.5 mile walk from one end to the other, 3 miles there and back. It's often full of interesting people. Typically around sunset in the warmer months, you can find a man somewhere along the Lakefront playing his violin. The music is beautiful. I have no idea who he is bu...
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  • New Orleans, Louisiana

    Run The Audubon Park Trail in New Orleans

    4.0
    2 mi / 0 ft gain
    Audubon Park offers an oasis in the middle of the hustle and bustle of New Orleans. The park offers a 1.8 mile paved loop for running, biking, or taking the dog for a walk. The loop surrounds the Audubon golf course in the center of uptown New Orleans. Audubon Park is dotted with beautiful ponds,...
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  • Lafitte, Louisiana

    Fish For Redfish In Lafitte, LA

    Deep in the marsh lands of southern Louisiana lies the small fishing community of Lafitte, Louisiana. In Bayou Rigolettes just south of Lafitte, you can fish one of the easiest as well as hardest fish to reel in. Redfish are know to be very abundant in both shallow and deep waters in Louisiana. T...
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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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  • 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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  • Morgan City, Louisiana

    Take a Stroll at Brownell Memorial Park

    If you search "state parks" and follow the GPS anywhere off US 90 often times you'll find yourself driving to an RV park. Brownelle Memorial Park is truly a hidden gem, considering GPS doesn't even pick it up! It's nearby what seemed to be a popular RV park (and pretty park at that!) but if you a...
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