The Old Barataria Trail Will Show You A Completely New Side Of Louisiana

Louisiana is a nature lover’s paradise. With breathtaking marshes, lakes, and waterfront views to enjoy, the Pelican State never fails to impress. Today’s hike offers splendid scenery while also showcasing a rare perspective of Louisiana’s landscape. Head to the Old Barataria Trail at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and you can observe an otherwise hard-to-access view of the swamp. Here’s more on this must-hike trail.

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Have you ever hiked the Old Barataria Trail in Louisiana before? What was your experience there like? We’d love to hear from you in the comments below! Ready to keep exploring other trails in the Pelican State? Then check out our list of 12 of the most beautiful trails to hike in Louisiana. You won’t be disappointed!

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