Surround Yourself With Stunning Scenery At The Abita Creek Flatwoods Preserve Near New Orleans

So much of Louisiana’s forested landscape is made up of beautiful longleaf pines, but did you know that they’re on the decline? Longleaf pine forests once covered nearly 90 million acres across the southeastern part of the country, but today there’s less than 5% remaining. The Nature Conservancy’s mission is to protect these important forests and restore eight million acres by 2025, and there’s one area near New Orleans that they protect that’s perfect for a day trip. Not only will you be surrounded by longleaf pines, but you might even come across a carnivorous plant or two. Not something you see every day! Let’s check it out.

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Address: Unnamed Road, Abita Springs, LA 70420, USA