Best Running in Louisiana

Looking for the best running 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 incredible Outbound community.

  • Hike Driskill Mountain

    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 opport...

    2 miles 170 ft gain

  • Run the Street Car Line in Uptown New Orleans

    The historic street car line that runs from uptown New Orleans to Downtown New Orleans is the perfect place to run and experience the city if you are visiting. 22 miles of track allow you to choose from many different sections to run. The best sec...

    4 miles 0 ft gain

  • 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 ...

  • Sunset Stroll on the Mandeville Lakefront

    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. T...

    3 miles

  • Run The Audubon Park Trail in New Orleans

    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 Orl...

    2 miles 0 ft gain

  • Ride along the Tammany Trace

    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 ...

    28 miles

  • Hike the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge Trail

    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 ava...

    1 miles 0 ft gain