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Wonderful place to excercise!

The trace is a great place to walk or bike! I like the feature of security patrolling the trail... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Covington, Louisiana
Great Asset for the Parish

The Trace is very popular and is a great asset for St. Tammany Parish. Running between Slidell and... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
Nelson T
Mandeville, Louisiana
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

The Tammany Trace is a former Illinois Central Railroad bed that has been converted to a bike and recreation trail. It spans from Slidell to Lacombe, Mandeville, Abita Springs and into downtown Covington. There are trailheads at each of those cities to access the trail,...More

Thank Jen E
Reviewed 2 July 2018

The trace is a great place to walk or bike! I like the feature of security patrolling the trail. The access points provide additional opportunities for enjoying the beauty of nature.

Thank sandmandrg
Reviewed 13 May 2018

This flat paved trail was a great ride for us this March. The temperature was perfect, mid 70's, and the day was sunny. We put in at a Holiday Inn and took the entire next day biking down and back. The trail entry is not...More

Thank quilt4awhile
Reviewed 8 February 2018

The Trace is very popular and is a great asset for St. Tammany Parish. Running between Slidell and Covington with access at many points along the way it is available for bicycling, running or walking throughout the day. A great way to experience the natural...More

Thank Nelson T
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Even if you are visiting in New Orleans you have to make the trip north( over the u.s. longest bridge, 24 mi.) to take a bike ride along an old railroad track that has been converted into a bike trail. Many trail heads make this...More

Thank 96decibelfreak
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Whether you like to ride a bicycle, walk or jog the natural beauty of St Tammany is evident all along the Trace path. There are a number of wonderful spots to visit along the path in Covington, Abita Springs, Mandeville, Lacombe or Slidell.

Thank CajunSam1
Reviewed 7 December 2017

From Covington to Slidell. Plenty of miles for a good workout and bicycle ride. Never know what animal you might see along the way.

Thank chughes32016
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Rather you are road cycling the whole thing, or crushing a few miles there is lots to see. 4 microclimates from beginning to end. You can stop off with the kids at one of the trailheads or cruse on down to the Mandeville lakefront. It’s...More

Thank danieljN1353OX
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The trace is whatever you want it to be --- single experience --- couple --- friends --- family --- etc. Unlike other activities, you set your own pace. No time dictated schedule. There are stops along the way to take a break and chill out...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

The Tammany Trace is a wonderful place to walk or ride your bicycle for exercise or just leisure fun. The Trace is well maintained and monitored. Surrounded with large trees and other vegetation the Trace provides a shady stretchat times.

Thank Mjguma
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There are bikes to rent in Covington. We've rented from Brooks Bike Shop when we had family in from out of town and decided to ride the trace. This bike shop is on the west end of the trace at its beginning. {Downtown... More