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A half-mile boardwalk trail that connects to the Marsh Overlook Trail.


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0.5

Miles

0.9

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4' 1 m

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3' 1 m

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Features Birding · River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

Runner Notes

Most of the trail is either pavement or boardwalk, with excellent footing.

Description

The Bayou Coquille Trail starts in hardwood forest then follows along a bayou. From this point, the habitat changes to a cypress-tupelo swamp and then becomes a freshwater marsh at the end of the trail.

Flora & Fauna

Passerines, Barred owls, alligators, frogs, and squirrels.

Contacts

Shared By:

Ryan Spr with improvements by Ben Rosenberg

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  4.6 from 9 votes

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#3

in Louisiana

#1,988

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Photos

The Marsh Overlook Trail offers a scenic boardwalk experience amidst dramatic, wispy foliage.
Jan 3, 2017 near Jean La…, LA
Everytime we go here, this tree brings back childhood memories.
Mar 11, 2021 near Jean La…, LA
One of many small adolescent gators we seen on our visit.
Mar 11, 2021 near Jean La…, LA
This was the 1st of 3 found along the trail – Keep your eyes peeled!
Jun 26, 2017 near Jean La…, LA
The beginning of the trail passes this verdant swamp.
Jun 26, 2017 near Jean La…, LA
This is one of the larger trees along the trail.
Jun 26, 2017 near Jean La…, LA

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