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9 Epic Hiking Spots Around New Orleans Are Completely Out of This World

New Orleans hasn’t always been known for its hiking opportunities–but there are truly some unique treasures within an hour drive of the city. We’ve found 9 of the most epic hiking spots around New Orleans and we’re sure you’re going to love them! There’s a huge variety of options around the city–from nearby places to go hiking in New Orleans to unique adventures over the swamps and marshes. Check them out!

What do you think of these epic hiking spots around New Orleans? Have you visited any of them? We tried to find the best places to go hiking in New Orleans so that you can have some awesome adventures! Let us know how your hikes go, we love to hear your feedback!

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