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Mississippi River Trail

Intermediate
 4.0 (1)

An excellent trail to view New Orleans.


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8.6

Miles

13.9

KM

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Runnable

24' 7 m

High

14' 4 m

Low

39' 12 m

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40' 12 m

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Features Birding · River/Creek · Views

Need to Know

Parking locations along the trail, along with some restrooms.

Runner Notes

At times, the trail can get crowded with walkers, especially around the Algiers Ferry Terminal. Keep moving and enjoy the views.

Description

This trail is also known as The Levee Path, and has a spectacular view of the Mississippi River and New Orleans. The total length of the trail (which is not continuous) is 22 miles. It is open to runners, walkers, and cyclists alike.

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Shared By:

Kevin Rumsey

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  4.0 from 1 vote

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in New Orleans

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#2

in New Orleans

#19

in Louisiana

#13,339

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The River is high on the Levee
Mar 14, 2019 near Arabi, LA
Looking toward Algiers Point
Mar 14, 2019 near New Orl…, LA
End of paved trail
Mar 21, 2019 near Arabi, LA
Louis Armstrong at Algiers Point
Mar 14, 2019 near New Orl…, LA
Naval Station.....now closed
Mar 14, 2019 near Arabi, LA
River is getting high on the Levee
Mar 21, 2019 near Arabi, LA

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