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Mississippi River Trail

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

8.6 mile 13.9 kilometer point to point
100% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 39' 12 m
Descent: -40' -12 m
High: 24' 7 m
Low: 14' 4 m

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Max Grade: 1% (0°)

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Trail shared by Kevin Rumsey

An excellent trail to view New Orleans.

Kevin Rumsey

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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#1

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#1

in New Orleans

#19

in Louisiana

#11,417

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Photos

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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