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white river trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Great trail for mountain biking or hiking. about 800 ft of elevation change so be ready for a good work out. It has several switchbacks and you cross over 3 or 4 streams. I would recommend this trail to anyone and I ride it atleast twice a wk.

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White River Valley Trail System
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

I ran the Red loop the first day and the blue loop the next. Convenient to have a bathroom available at Trailhead One, where red starts. Red has a few advanced off-shoots of the trail that may have too many loose rocks for runners, but I liked it, and I'm sure bikers would enjoy the challenge. Blue loop is about a half mile longer, seemed to have more slope (though neither is severe), and had a couple of overlooks and a potential waterfall (no water when I ran in July), and a few cuts across power line right-of-ways that the red didn't have, otherwise, they were both mainly trails through wooded areas. Both trails crossed creek beds in a few places but were dry for my run despite fairly heavy rain previous day. After blue loop, be sure to cool your feet off in the River while you relax and watch the fly fishermen. Both runs were very enjoyable...especially for a Louisiana delta boy who hungers for non-flat terrain! If you want an asphalt "trail" to run, try the Table Rock Lakeshore trail just across the highway.

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Canebrake and white river corridor
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

We've hiked this trail 3 times, and first time it was in the Spring of 2012, offered lovely views of the lake & surrounding areas. Last 2 times we've walked it, was just yesterday & today, with our two dogs. Offered some nice views of the lake, saw geese, woodpeckers, a woodchuck, a blue herron and one snake! He was out in a very open area....dogs didn't even know he was there.

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White River Valley Trail System
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

Dis the green loop with the family. Nothing too exciting. Hearing the "ducks" loudspeakers was really off-putting and this loop intersects with the ducks' road several times.

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White River Valley Trail System
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

My husband and I hiked the entire system with the exception of one of the legs of the blue trail. It was getting a little late so we doubled back over a short leg instead of taking the longer leg. Very well maintained trail. Not a ton of amazing views or any thing but a nice relaxing hike. If we would have gone after a rain I'm sure we would have felt differently with all the small waterfalls we saw that were dry! We saw a lot of bikers and one got seriously hurt. We don't bike but this looked like a very hazardous bike trail to us! Watch out for connector trail 2 - we got a little confused on it and we think someone cut a shortcut across the north side that made it a little confusing. Many nice parking lots and easy to get to this trail!

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Table Rock Lakeshore Trail
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13 Completed 4 Reviews

This trail is nestled primarily in a wooded area that runs along Tablerock Lake. There are a few spots along the trail to see some breathtaking views of the Lake. I ran the full 4.25 mile out and back and loved every minute of it. It is quite busy with people fishing, cookouts, and families walking on the trail. Still, the trail is wide enough for everyone to enjoy.

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White River Valley Trail System
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5 Completed 6 Reviews

I went back and hiked the green trail to the white cross over #5. I then circled the orange trail and returned back to my vehicle. Another nice portion of the trail that is easy and a nice place to just get outside and enjoy the outdoors.

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White River Valley Trail System
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5 Completed 6 Reviews

Great trail to log a few miles. I started on the red trail and then took the white connector trail #2 to the blue trail. Some of the blue trail is blocked off so I had to take the white connected trail #3 to cross to the return side of the blue trail. Once I returned to the vehicle I had 6.5 miles behind me. This is a nice trail and I'll return to cover the other sections at a later time.

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White River Valley Trail System
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4 Completed 1 Reviews

I ran the red loop but accidentally got onto the connector to the blue loop. Had to turn around as most of that loop was closed for turkey hunting. For me the red loop was pretty good because I am new to trail running. Good elevation changes and technical but it is only about a 2.5 mile loop. if you go when all the trails are open I think they are a little over 11 miles.

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White River Valley Trail System
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11 Completed 9 Reviews

Having now hiked the orange and green sections, I thought I would do a little update on those. These 2 sections were just ok for me. They weren't terrible, but a lot of it especially on the green part is too close to the developed area for me, so I didn't really feel like this was an escape into the woods. At one point you could see a house being constructed and part of it is very close to the highway. The "old homestead" on the trail really isn't worth seeing. It's more like a tiny shack that is falling down. The only thing I found to be neat is a waterfall that could be seen from the first part of the orange trail. It's back off the trail a ways, but we walked back to it and it turned out to be pretty awesome. Also, one part of the green trail gives you a pretty good view of the lake and the marina. We started at the blue loop trailhead and hiked over to the orange and green sections. The blue loop is definitely my favorite loop to hike. Lots of different waterfalls to see on it after a rain and a good workout. I also like the length of the blue one, not too short but not too long either.

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