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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

Up

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

#2

in New Orleans

#15163

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#2

in New Orleans

#71

in Louisiana

#15,163

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425 Since Mar 14, 2019
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Photos

Looking down the trail.
Dec 25, 2021 near Arabi, LA
River Trail looking at New Orleans
Apr 7, 2021 near Gretna, LA
The River is high on the Levee
Mar 14, 2019 near Arabi, LA
Commerce on the Mississippi.
Dec 25, 2021 near Arabi, LA
Sunset
Apr 7, 2021 near Gretna, LA
Under Business 90 Bridge.
Dec 25, 2021 near Gretna, LA

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