Best Walking in Louisiana

This list represents the most popular walking in Louisiana. Use this list to plan your next Louisiana walking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Caroline Dorman Trail

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    Kisatchie National Forest, LA

    Caroline Dorman Trail is a hiking trail in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. It is within Kisatchie National Forest. It is 10.4 miles long and begins at 232 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  10.4 miles

    Caroline Dorman Trail is a hiking trail in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. It is within Kisatchie National Forest. It is ...

  • #2 Lafreniere Park: Suburban Sanctuary

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    New Orleans, LA

    Big-box stores, chain restaurants, and strip shopping centers—they pretty much define Veterans Memorial Boulevard in Metairie, a sprawling suburb just west of New Orleans. But thanks to the efforts ...
    •  30-60 minutes
    •  1.5 miles
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    Big-box stores, chain restaurants, and strip shopping centers—they pretty much define Veterans Memorial Boulevard in Metairie, ...

  • #3 Jean Lafitte Barataria Preserve: Wetlands Wonder

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    New Orleans, LA

    You won’t find swings, golf courses, or amusement park rides at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park’s Barataria Preserve, but what you will find is one of the most stunning displays of nature ...
    •  30-60 minutes
    •  1.8 miles
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    You won’t find swings, golf courses, or amusement park rides at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park’s Barataria Preserve, ...

  • #4 Back of the Quarter: Spooky Stroll

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    New Orleans, LA

    The French Quarter isn’t all about Bourbon Street. In fact, the lower part of the Quarter, between Esplanade Avenue and St. Ann Street, is a mostly residential neighborhood where homes range ...
    •  1-1.5 hours
    •  1.73 miles
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    The French Quarter isn’t all about Bourbon Street. In fact, the lower part of the Quarter, between Esplanade Avenue and St. ...

  • #5 Poydras Street: Skyscraper Central

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    New Orleans, LA

    Poydras Street, the main thoroughfare of the Central Business District, extends from the Mississippi River to well beyond downtown. But it’s the stretch between the river and South Claiborne ...
    •  1.5-2 hours
    •  2.04 miles
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    Poydras Street, the main thoroughfare of the Central Business District, extends from the Mississippi River to well beyond ...

  • #6 Algiers Point: Best of the West Bank

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    New Orleans, LA

    Typically referred to as “The Point,” Algiers Point is nestled within Algiers, the only part of New Orleans located on the West Bank. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it is ...
    •  30-60 minutes
    •  1.5 miles
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    Typically referred to as “The Point,” Algiers Point is nestled within Algiers, the only part of New Orleans located on the ...

  • #7 St. Charles Avenue: Jewel of New Orleans

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    New Orleans, LA

    If there’s one street in New Orleans that’s made for walking, it’s magnificent St. Charles Avenue, the so-called Jewel of America’s Grand Avenues and one of the top 10 thoroughfares in the United ...
    •  1.5-2 hours
    •  2.77 miles
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    If there’s one street in New Orleans that’s made for walking, it’s magnificent St. Charles Avenue, the so-called Jewel of ...

  • #8 Lakefront: It’s a Breeze

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    New Orleans, LA

    The Lakefront area may not hold the popularity of the Garden District or the French Quarter, but avid walkers consider it one of the most refreshing and invigorating places to take a stroll. ...
    •  2.5- 3 hours
    •  3.1 miles
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    The Lakefront area may not hold the popularity of the Garden District or the French Quarter, but avid walkers consider it ...

  • #9 Chalmette Battlefield: Where War Was Waged

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    New Orleans, LA

    As you drive down St. Bernard Highway, an industrial stretch of road dotted with oil refineries and chemical companies, it seems almost inconceivable that a decisive battle in the War of 1812 ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2 miles
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    As you drive down St. Bernard Highway, an industrial stretch of road dotted with oil refineries and chemical companies, it ...

  • #10 Lower Garden District: Preservation Paradise

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    New Orleans, LA

    The Lower Garden District is situated just downriver from the Garden District, but the two neighborhoods are nothing alike. And that’s a good thing, because it gives visitors and locals alike ...
    •  1 hour
    •  1.35 miles
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    The Lower Garden District is situated just downriver from the Garden District, but the two neighborhoods are nothing alike. ...

  • #11 French Quarter: Where History Meets Fun

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    New Orleans, LA

    To much of the outside world, the French Quarter is synonymous with Bourbon Street, that often sleazy yet strangely magical playground where you can let loose with a Hurricane or a Hand Grenade, ...
    •  1-1.5 hours
    •  1.66 miles
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    To much of the outside world, the French Quarter is synonymous with Bourbon Street, that often sleazy yet strangely magical ...

  • #12 Faubourg St. John: Beauty on the Bayou

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    New Orleans, LA

    Faubourg St. John, a section of the Esplanade Ridge Historic District, is one of those neighborhoods that, once you call it home, will likely be home forever. This community has it all, from ...
    •  30-60 minutes
    •  1.66 miles
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    Faubourg St. John, a section of the Esplanade Ridge Historic District, is one of those neighborhoods that, once you call ...

  • #13 Lakeview: From Debris to Delight

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    New Orleans, LA

    Imagine your neighborhood wiped out by a powerful hurricane, its winds ripping off roofs and water from a nearby levee breach reaching as high as 9 feet.
    •  30-60 minutes
    •  1.56 miles
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    Imagine your neighborhood wiped out by a powerful hurricane, its winds ripping off roofs and water from a nearby levee breach ...

  • #14 French Market/Riverfront: Family Fun in the Quarter

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    New Orleans, LA

    The Riverfront area between Canal Street and Esplanade Avenue may be part of the French Quarter, but it’s also a world within itself: a vibrant mix of attractions that includes the lively French ...
    •  1 hour
    •  1.62 miles
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    The Riverfront area between Canal Street and Esplanade Avenue may be part of the French Quarter, but it’s also a world within ...

  • #15 Faubourg Marigny: Music Lover’s Delight

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    New Orleans, LA

    Ask local music lovers where they enjoy listening to jazz, blues, rock, and funk, and you’re sure to hear names like Tipitina’s in Uptown, Howlin’ Wolf in the Warehouse District, and the Rock ...
    •  30-60 minutes
    •  1.54 miles
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    Ask local music lovers where they enjoy listening to jazz, blues, rock, and funk, and you’re sure to hear names like Tipitina’s ...

  • #16 Lower Ninth Ward: Makin’ It Right

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    New Orleans, LA

    The Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans, or the Lower Nine as locals call it, was one of the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina, with multiple levee breaches flooding virtually the entire community. ...
    •  20- 30 minutes
    •  0.7 miles
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    The Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans, or the Lower Nine as locals call it, was one of the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina, ...

  • #17 Freret Street: Feeding Frenzy

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    New Orleans, LA

    It’s no secret that New Orleans is one of the world’s preeminent dining destinations, with some of the finest restaurants to be found in the French Quarter, the Warehouse District, and along ...
    •  30-60 minutes
    •  1.2 miles
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    It’s no secret that New Orleans is one of the world’s preeminent dining destinations, with some of the finest restaurants ...

  • #18 Bywater: Hipsters’ Haven

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    New Orleans, LA

    A lot of words have been tossed about to describe the Bywater section of New Orleans, and, well, most of them are true. The neighborhood along the Mississippi River between Faubourg Marigny and ...
    •  30-60 minutes
    •  1.29 miles
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    A lot of words have been tossed about to describe the Bywater section of New Orleans, and, well, most of them are true. The ...

  • #19 Magazine Street: From Chic to Cheap

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    New Orleans, LA

    In a city brimming with cool streets, from funky Frenchmen Street in Faubourg Marigny to ritzy Royal Street in the French Quarter, none may be cooler than Magazine Street, a 6-mile stretch that ...
    •  1.5 -2 hours
    •  2 miles
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    In a city brimming with cool streets, from funky Frenchmen Street in Faubourg Marigny to ritzy Royal Street in the French ...

  • #20 Mid-City: Neighborhood Rebirth

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    New Orleans, LA

    Like so many neighborhoods in New Orleans, Mid-City was barely recognizable after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Levee breaches caused extensive flooding to homes and businesses, leaving residents ...
    •  1.5-2 hours
    •  2.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Like so many neighborhoods in New Orleans, Mid-City was barely recognizable after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Levee breaches ...