Things to Do in Jefferson Parish
Hiking & Nature Trails

Hiking & Nature Trails

We invite you to hike the boardwalks and trails of Jefferson Parish, LA! Experience the one-of-a-kind wonder that can only come from visiting our swamps, woodlands and parks.

Explore the trails of the Barataria Preserve of Jean Lafitte National Park. Join a ranger for a guided walk, or venture out on your own. You are guaranteed beautiful scenery and local wildlife! Head out on the Wetland Trace Boardwalk. Stroll along 41 acres of wild wetlands. Lafreniere Park is a 155 acre park in the heart of Metairie featuring jogging trails and hiking. Jefferson Parish is full of beautiful green spaces to unwind and get back to nature!

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