We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Fun for a stroll or a run

The paths around the lake are well tended making this a great circuit with good scenery for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Shreveport, Louisiana
See the ducks on the Lake by LSU and then go see the Tiger.

Take some bread for the ducks and enjoy seeing them fly in. There are several spots to pull over... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Read all 29 reviews
All photos (3)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ducks”(4 reviews)
“jog”(3 reviews)
“lakes”(8 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
W Lakeshore Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Improve This Listing
Reviews (29)
Filter reviews
26 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews ducks jog lakes homes paths lsu louisiana
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 26 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The paths around the lake are well tended making this a great circuit with good scenery for strollers or runners.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CabanaWoman
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Take some bread for the ducks and enjoy seeing them fly in. There are several spots to pull over and get close to the water, sit under the trees, or walk/jog. It is an area that can be relaxing and let you get close to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank memedebi
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This is a great place to run with several choices on distance. There is a 5k loop and also a loop that is a bit longer than a 10k. There are several places to park with lots of parking near the dog park/tennis courts.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank latraveler393
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We liked to walk along the shore with nice views on the lake. Makes the university campus even more attractive. Also some beautiful villas along the shore which are nice to look at.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Carlos C
Reviewed 25 May 2017

the lakes are beautiful and make the campus even more beautiful. It is peaceful to sit by and watch the world go by.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Panoonie
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Lovely drive of Sorority houses and beautiful homes on the lake. Adjacent to Louisiana Stat University.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank GAGrandmab
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I have lived a fabulous partying life, I lived on Maestri Drive, off Highland Rd., during my college career, 3 blocks off campus, within a decent running radius of the entire University Lakes system, for a MARINE! On 1 typical day, I took my sail...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank tawsr
Reviewed 20 April 2017

It's basically a large lake area with paths around it for jogging. If you play Pokemon Go, there are lots of water pokemon here.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Tabitha D
Reviewed 3 March 2017

A large lake in the middle of the city that you can either explore by driving around or walking. By the university, you have the stately sorority houses (and not so great fraternity house) and then on the other side, beautiful neighborhoods with many nice...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Ron H
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This old scenic lake can be seen from Interstate 10 but you are moving too fast to appreciate the views. Get onto the paved roads which circle the lakes and just drive slowly until you see something that interests you. Stop and walk for a...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank louisianaman2016
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 80 nearby hotels
The Cook Hotel and Conference Center at LSU
174 reviews
.08 km away
Staybridge Suites Baton Rouge-Lsu At Southgate
172 reviews
1.78 km away
Courtyard Baton Rouge Acadian Centre/LSU Area
178 reviews
2.14 km away
La Quinta Inn Baton Rouge University Area
358 reviews
2.23 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,137 nearby restaurants
The Chimes Restaurant & Tap Room
785 reviews
.81 km away
Louie's Cafe
197 reviews
1.07 km away
Raising Cane's
116 reviews
.87 km away
Highland Coffees
38 reviews
.85 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 140 nearby attractions
Alex Box Stadium/Skip Bertman Field
125 reviews
1.76 km away
LSU Tiger Stadium
834 reviews
1.69 km away
Mike the Tiger Habitat
527 reviews
1.54 km away
Louisiana State University
236 reviews
.89 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from University Lake staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines