Follow This Trail For Some Of The Most Breathtaking Views In Louisiana

There are dozens of trails in Louisiana offering beautifully scenic views of our waterways, but this one particular trail also has something few other trails do – tree top views! Clocking in at less than eight miles, this trail is rated moderately difficult, but is easy enough to knock out in an afternoon. It’s a great hike for both casual hikers and experienced backpackers – and you can even bring your dog along for the adventure! Let’s take a closer look:

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The Backbone Trail is located in the Kisatchie National Forest and the GPS coordinates for the trailhead are 31.508348, -93.033948. For more information, including trail maps, check out the Kisatchie National Forest website here.

Have you ever hiked this amazing trail? Let us know in the comments below, and don’t forget to share photos from your adventure on our Louisiana Nature Lovers Facebook group!