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.

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