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This One Easy Hike in New Orleans Will Lead You Someplace Unforgettable

When you want to experience a beautiful hike around New Orleans that you won’t soon forget, consider hiking on of the trails in Jean Lafitte National Park, Barataria Preserve. The Palmetto trail, which leads to the Marsh Overlook, is a 1.8 mile hike that will delight your senses and give you a glimpse of the beautiful environment around New Orleans. Here’s a guide to this trail, which can be found at 6588 Barataria Boulevard, Marrero.

Have you ever taken this trail before? What time of year do you think is the best to travel the trails? Let us know what it’s been like for you!

Kezia Kamenetz
Kezia Kamenetz is a native to southern Louisiana and lives in the Marigny neighborhood of New Orleans currently. When not writing about all the amazing things to be found in her state, her central passion is dreams and the wisdom they can offer, which you can learn more about by visiting