Longleaf Trail Scenic Byway Professional Review and Guide
"A 17-mile paved highway offering lovely views of the pine uplands of the Kisatchie Hills. The Longleaf Trail Scenic Byway winds along a ridge top through the unique Kisatchie Hills and features outstanding views of rocky outcrops, distant hills and buttes, and Kisatchie Bayou’s sparkling water and white sand beaches. Elevation ranges from 80 feet in the creek bottoms to 400 feet in the hills. Visible from some distance, the hills are flanked by countryside that ranges from pastoral pecan orchards and cotton fields to heavily forested bayous and hill country.
The Kisatchie Hills are a real jewel in the heart of Louisiana. Special attractions: Rugged terrain and fast flowing streams, warm-water fishing, Kisatchie Hills Wilderness, National Red Dirt Wildlife Management Preserve, hiking trails, logging and pioneer history. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more."