The Palmetto Trail Near New Orleans Takes You Through An Enchanting Swamp

Winter is the perfect time to get outside and do some exploring. Since we don’t have incredibly harsh winters, it’s not completely unbearable to be outside for long durations of time, and even better, the mosquitoes are kept at bay! When you need a little nature fix, there’s one trail that’s not too far from New Orleans and it’s an absolute must for anyone looking to be surrounded by enchanting swamps and bayous.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

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Address: 6588 Barataria Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072, USA