This small section of the 3,000+ mile Mississippi River Trail follows along its namesake river atop a levee built on the bank of the Mississippi River through New Orleans. The trail is popular with locals and visitors alike. The trail is referred to locally by many names, including the New Orleans Levee Top Trail, the Levee Bike Path, the Mississippi Levee Trail, and the Mississippi River Trail.
Parking and Trail Access
To access the trail in Destrehan, take I-10 east to I-310. Exit onto River Road in Destrehan. Do not cross the Mississippi bridge. Turn on River Road and park at the baseball field under the Interstate.
You can also access the trail by taking Williams Blvd south toward the river. After you cross the railroad tracks, continue to the end of Williams Blvd, where you'll find parking on the other side of 3rd Street.