The Easy Winter Hike In New Orleans That’s Positively Bewitching

Are you looking for somewhere near New Orleans to clear your head and get in touch with the beautiful nature that surrounds us? There is a great place right across Lake Pontchartrain that is perfect for the winter season. It’s called Big Branch National Wildlife Refuge and it’s really lovely, especially in the winter.

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Have you ever taken this hike before? What’s your favorite part of the area? Let us know in the comments below. We love to hear your stories and feedback!