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Starting Point
Slidell, LA
End Point
Covington, LA
43.7 km. Approx. 1-day ride.
Difficulty Level
Surface Conditions
Asphalt – mostly flat.
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. 

En route, you can visit the Abita Brew Pub and grab lunch with trail-side seating. 

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. 

Click here for information on local bike rentals.

Click here for information on driving to Louisiana.

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Get a good night’s rest at some of our recommended hotels.


Enjoy some of our favourite local food and drink spots. 
Fresh salads and appetizers

Additional information.

For information on driving to Louisiana, click here.

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

For more 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.

Events and tourism.

For more information about events and festivals happening along the way, click:

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