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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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Jean Lafitte National Park Barataria
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

We have seen so much wildlife along the trails here-- frogs, fish, crawfish chimneys, birds, lots of beautiful dragonflies & lizards, and one very entertaining raccoon giving a show to several visitors right near the center! It's a great little park for "non-hiker" visitors and kids, too-- the wooden walkway area is perfect for strollers. Very close & easy to get to from New Orleans.

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Hooper Road Park
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28 Completed 34 Reviews

Really nice trail in the Baton Rouge area. If you are a beginner they have trails for you...they also have trails that are geared toward the expert level. follow the map and you should be fine.

There are a lot of bail out trails as well so if you just want to get a few miles and that will work to.

If you wanted to you could ride from here to the comite trails. Look for the comite connection at the power line trail section.

last time I was out here it was too
muddy to ride the whole trail.... I'm glad I tried it again because it's worth it.

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Tunica Hills Wildlife Management North Area
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

Excellent trails if you have any sense of direction. Good to bring a compass for fun in the woods. Prepare for bugs and the possibility of run ins with other wild animals.

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Woodlands Trail
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10 Completed 4 Reviews

Bottomland TraiI- get bad GPS here, so don't know if it's that, or if AllTrails has a bad location to 'check in'. I've tried right next to the TH and a few randy times on trail, but never seem able to check in.
The main drawback to this trail is the horses. Careful where you step, even on the human side, horse crap is everywhere. Trail also seems to stay muddy and retain water if that's a big deal for you. It seems like a new sign was added because I couldn't find my way to back bridge first time, and while it's shown on the map it, doesn't make it clear that the trails connect with the bridge. I'm also not sure if you're supposed to make the ammo depot trails connect, but I do, it doesn't seem like a trail but you can hack you're way across the back (lost machete back here last weekend good luck if u find it). What I do is go up the human trail to the last depot (u pass the bridge at the main intersection, and also the bridge around 3rd structure). After final structure, cut around the back to get to second row of structures. Start walking back and when u hit the split, go back up the first row of structures, only this time take the bridge to the left, and then work your way back. It will lead you to another bridge (you passed it earlier) which you cross that leads you to main intersection which you then take back to parking area. Nice wide trail in most areas, plenty to see, (the ammo magazines are worth it alone,). Just be careful parking when muddy, easy to get stuck, and watch for horse poo (not as annoying as cyclists ).

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Comite Park Trail
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28 Completed 34 Reviews

Good trail for a beginner or expert to get some miles in. They really maximize some elevation changes in a flat area. That said, I rode it on a single speed and had no issue with any of the climbs.

Extremely fun at times, fast and flowing, I will be back especially at night.

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Jean Lafitte National Park Barataria
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10 Completed 4 Reviews

I like this trail more each time I go. While I prefer making the journey for the challenge of Clark's Creek, these are great trails that are closer to home that I use for maintaining endurance. The loops and trail system interconnect well, and you can easily make it a 2 mile or 10 mile trek depending on what you're looking for. There's plenty of wildlife: gators, deer, rabbits, turtles, snakes, and plenty of armadillos. Personally I love the armadillos! If you don't startle them, they're amusing to just sit and watch for a while. Many times you can even go up and pet them. Most trails I just complete the trail and I'm done. When I'm here the wildlife is so inviting I like to double back and hang out and observe more. So while it is an easy and flat trail, I find it peaceful and enjoyable enough to keep coming back pretty much weekly.

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Bonnett Carre Spillway Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

This trail is really versatile. Great for a biking work out, or just a relaxing stroll in the forest. Either way bring bug repellent. The trail is maintained by NOMAMBO (New Orleans metro area mountain bike association). Fill out a weekend permit for free from the recreation center and pitch a tent. I also bring my Kayak.

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Lincoln Parish Park
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34 Completed 32 Reviews

Visited this park for the promise of top notch trails. Had a very pleasant experience and there is definitely good quality trail. Since I wasn't feeling like an all-star I completed approximately half of the bicycle trail (10 mile). The trail is very footy and definitely heavily used. Therewere some areas that were dull and uninteresting but the technical areas of trail made up for it. The trail crosses the main road several times as well as the easy trail so it's easy to exit if you're having an off day or just not feeling it. Glad we made the drive out, take a tent and make a weekend of the park!

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Bourbon Street
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Walk it sober at 5am Thursday thru Sunday. You will see what a zombie apocalypse looks like. Watch out for broken glass and oyster shells. Seeing people in this stupor will make you control your alcohol intake.

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Tunica Hills Wildlife Management North Area
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Overgrown, TONS of spiderwebs and very confusing trailhead.

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