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Hooper Road Park

Baton Rouge, LA

Hooper Road Park is a 10 mile trail located near Baton Rouge, Louisiana at the intersection of Hooper Road and Mickens. It connects to Comite River trails which has an additional 5 miles of trails. Used for mountain biking but runners and hikers are welcome too.

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  • Best Mountain Biking

  • Best Trail Running

Recent Reviews

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Sugar Cane Trail
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7 Completed 5 Reviews

I enjoyed this trail. Part of it feels like you are in a deep forest, and part of it you are walking by the lake. I didn't find the proper trailhead until I was leaving the park though. I followed the GPS on this site and I didn't see a trailhead. A little bit up from where it said it was, I found a trail that was unmarked leading into the woods. Fortunately, I was still able to do the entire trail from there. When entering the park, after you pass the signs that state a permit is required beyond this point, the trailhead is up a little on the left.

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Jean Lafitte National Park Barataria
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

Great place to see Louisiana wildlife and nature. Had never been to Louisiana before, so I really wanted to see some alligators. I saw at least 5 here, as well as snakes and bull frogs. It was beautiful and recommend it!

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St. Matthius Church Trail
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5 Completed 1 Reviews

This was the first time I had been on a brand new trail, by myself, since I was about 12 years old. LOL well, I decided to just do it one day, and I loved it! I took the shortcut at the 3.5 mile mark, since it had started to sprinkle. But I cannot wait to go back and do the entire 10 mi. Did I mention they have walking sticks you can borrow on the honor system? Yes, they do! I just returned mine at the entrance.

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Jean Lafitte National Park Barataria
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Walked several different trials here a few months ago with our children and it was beautiful! There is a variety of trials to chose from and lots of different wildlife to see. Gorgeous, huge trees to see on trials. We are definetly returning to this park soon.

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Monkey Trail
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44 Completed 41 Reviews

Had a lot of fun on this trail, I cut my route short and completed 8 miles (my dog was tired). The trail isn't extremely technical, and is only rooty in some areas depending on the type of trees that are growing. It's neat how the forest changes so vastly over a few miles. After about the fourth mile you begin intersecting with horse trail, which wasn't too rutted up from the horses, the trail jogs on and off the horse trail for a few miles. I followed the red signs, I imagine the 5 mile loop that is referred to in the overview is the trail if you follow the green markers which appear to take several bypasses. There weren't any other bicyclists or people on the trail so my dog didn't bother anyone, I recommend a thorough check for ticks even if your animal is medicated for them.

I had a lot of fun! initially it felt like I was on the set of Planet of the Apes as all the chimpanzees were screaming and causing quite an uproar.

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Tammany Trace
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

it is awesome!

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Stoner Trail
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7 Completed 5 Reviews

When I first started out I was like cool little trail in the city. Then all I could hear was the traffic from the parkway so it wasn't very peaceful. I then ran into homeless people's things, in two different spots. Don't plan on going back here.

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Driskill Mountain - Louisiana Highpoint
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7 Completed 5 Reviews

Very peaceful hike. Not really any views but my dog and I really enjoyed the solitude. There are a few benches here and there you can sit as well.

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Hooper Road Park
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

I just recently ran an organized trail race encompassing the entire hooper rd and comite trail system (13.1 miles.) I can't say enough about it. You'll forget that you're in Baton Rouge for sure. I highly recommend these trails to any trail runner

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Driskill Mountain - Louisiana Highpoint
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Beautiful!

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