Beginner Off-Road Trails Near Covington, Louisiana

Ashe Lake Trail

This trail begins at Ashe Lake Recreational Area. The recreation area has a beautiful lake, walking trail, and working bathroom! As you begin this trail there you will see that it is easily 2 full-size…
Total Miles
8.5
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

HCNF Woodlawn Trail

The Hommochitto National Forest Woodland Trail follows several trail sections including Hiram Road, Stump Road, Woodland Lane, 126A, and Davidson Road. This trail follows routes through the HCNF Pine Forest and connects to old logging…
Total Miles
6.9
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

HCNF 102E Trail

This trail, located in the Homochitto National Forest, is a newer logging trail that leads to various spurs and other trails. The views on this rouge has vast areas of recently logged ridge lines and…
Total Miles
6.9
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

HCNF 103B Cheek Trail

This trail located in the Homochitto National Forest is an old logging trail that leads to a large open clearing area that can be used for dispersed and primitive camping. There are spurs along the…
Total Miles
1.3
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

HCNF Swayze Trace Trail

This Hommochitto National Forest Trail follows the Swayze Trace and an unnamed trail spur that ends on a hardtop road (Perrytown Road). Much of the main trail is gravel, but once you enter the trail…
Total Miles
6.1
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Homochitto National Forest Trail 126B

This trail is located on the far western side of the Homochitto National Forest. The trail follows ridge lines along pine forest areas that allow trees to be well-spaced with undergrowth areas that provide great…
Total Miles
3
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Cat Island River Trail

This trail runs along the Mississippi River near the Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge. Depending on the time of year, higher river flood stages can make this trail inaccessible since it lies in a natural…
Total Miles
7.7
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa / Wi

Tunica Hills WMA Trail 1

This trail route runs through the Tunica Hills Louisiana Wildlife Management Area. The route consists of gravel and dirt roads that are carved on the top of ridge lines that at times have 50-100 foot…
Total Miles
6.6
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Sherburne Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Trail

This gravel and dirt road follows the western boundary of the Sherburne Wildlife Management Area (WMA), and the eastern bank of the Atchafalaya River. The trail connects to a variety of camping areas, WMA trails,…
Total Miles
19.1
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Grassy Lakes Wildlife Management Area (WMA) South Trail

This trail begins at the north end of the Town of Simmesport, LA, and follows dirt roads and trails along Bayou des Glaises until you make a right turn to start the trail to the…
Total Miles
13.9
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Grassy Lakes Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Central Trail

This trail runs through the central area of the Grassy Lakes Wildlife Management Area (WMA). The trail is more improved and connects public use areas such as camping areas, boat launches, and a few private…
Total Miles
13.8
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi