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Maxent Levee Trail

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3.2 mile 5.2 kilometer point to point
100% Runnable
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Ascent: 4' 1 m
Descent: -5' -2 m
High: 2' 1 m
Low: 0' 0 m

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Trail shared by Ben Rosenberg

A levee-top trail that provides wonderful views of this refuge.

Ben Rosenberg

Features Birding · Lake · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Closes at night.

Description

From the gravel parking area, run past the yellow gate and follow the gravel road. This road will take you 3.2 miles through a fantastic ecosystem that plays home (some permanent residents and some transient) to over 250 species of birds as well as a number of other animals throughout the year.

Flora & Fauna

Birds, Birds, Birds!

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Mar 11, 2018
Jacob Andrew
5.5mi — 0h 48m

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  3.5 from 2 votes

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#32

in Louisiana

#17,525

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View directly from the trail overlooking the lake which provides a home for a number of local birds.
Oct 1, 2017 near Meraux, LA
Nice place to stop for a break: floating lily pads and running water.
Oct 1, 2017 near Meraux, LA

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