The Sugar Mill Nature Trail Near New Orleans Is A 1.5-Mile Out-And-Back Hike With A Marsh View Finish
By Jackie Ann|Published May 10, 2021
Louisiana native and LSU Alum (Geaux Tigers!), Jackie has lived in Louisiana for over three decades and currently lives in New Orleans. She's been writing for OnlyInYourState since 2016 and can often be found with a coffee at her side, dreaming of her next adventure.
When it comes to state parks near New Orleans, few can hold a candle to Fontainebleau State Park. Clocking in at 2,800 acres, this slice of paradise on the shores of Lake Pontchartrain is a picture-perfect park with beautiful trails weaving all throughout the park. The Sugar Mill Nature Trail is a quick and easy trail that’s less than 1.5 miles long, but it’s filled with stunning scenery and even a neat little history lesson.
You may end up loving your time so much that you’d like to extend your stay! The waterfront cabins are a great spot for a weekend getaway. Be sure to check out their website and give them a follow on Facebook so you can stay up to date on the latest information!
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