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Tammany Trace Trail

Length: 43.7 km – 1-day ride
Start Point: Slidell, LA
End Point: Covington, LA
Asphalt – mostly flat
Difficulty Level: Easy
Description: Originally a corridor for the Illinois Central Railway, the Tammany Trace is now a scenic trail for all levels of riders. It serves as a wildlife conservation corridor, linking parks, wetlands and historic landmarks. Observe the natural habitat of the bayous, streams and rivers from any of the 31 bridges built on the original railway trestles. The trail begins or ends in Slidell or Covington; depending on where you choose to start your ride. En route, you can visit the Abita Brewpub and grab lunch with trail-side seating. Also, visit Tammany Trace Trailhead Headquarters, where you will find the Kids Konnection playground equipped with picnic tables, restrooms and water fountains. Saturday morning cyclists can visit the market at the Mandeville Trailhead to shop for handmade items and taste a variety of local foods.

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Cyclists need to use caution at street crossings.
Restaurants: Mandeville
Abita Springs
Events: For events along the trail, click here.
Additional Information: For information on driving to Louisiana, click here.

For more information on the Tammany Trace Trail, click here.

For a listing of AAA recommended campgrounds, see Woodall's Campground Guides available for purchase at all CAA Stores.

For information about attractions, accommodations, restaurants and events in the area, refer to the Louisiana/Mississippi AAA/CAA TourBook® available to CAA Members at all CAA Stores.

Map Link: https://goo.gl/maps/A6VB2