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Chicot Nature Trail

Chicot Nature Trail (aka Lake Chicot Trail) is a moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ville Platte, Louisiana that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate

photo: Chicot State Park. Photo by Richard Byrd/wiki.

Length: 20.00 miles
Loop Trail? Yes
Type: Nature Trail
Agency: State
Entry Fee? $3.00
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running

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Location: At Chicot State Park 35 mi. S of Alexandria.
State(s): Louisiana
Counties: Evangeline Parish
Longitude: -92.284228
Latitude: 30.790191

Driving Directions

Follow I-49 to LA-106 W in 8. Take exit 46 from I-49 S
27 min (33.3 mi)

Description


This trail was traveled by a
NRT Ambassador on 12/18/2018.

Trail is well maintained and marked.

Chicot Nature Trail (aka Lake Chicot Trail) is a moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ville Platte, Louisiana that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.



Chicot State Park is located near Ville Platte, Louisiana. This wildlife reserve of South Central Louisiana features 6,400 acres of rolling hills surrounding a 2,000-acre man-made lake stocked with bass, crappie, bluegill, and red-ear sunfish.

Additional Details

Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: 40
Elevation High Point: 85
Elevation Gain (cumulative): 744 feet

Year Designated:
1980

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Office of State Parks
P.O. Box 44426
Baton Rouge, LA 70804 -4426
337-363-2403
chicot@crt.la.gov

 

Photos

Chicot State Park. Photo by Richard Byrd/wiki.

Chicot State Park. Photo by Richard Byrd/wiki.

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