Hiking

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There are numerous trails throughout the Forest that are marked as multi-use trails. Distances vary from 1/2 mile to nearly 30 miles. Most traverse across rolling hill terrain with many scenic areas scattered throughout. Check with the District website page for more detailed information and maps of all the available trails.

Hiking Information

 

 

 

 

The Forest is divided into five districts: 1) Calcasieu Ranger District, Evangeline Unit is located in Rapides Parish nearest to Alexandria and Pineville, Vernon Unit in Vernon Parish nearest to Leesville; 2) Catahoula Ranger District is located in Grant Parish, nearest to Pollock, Dry Prong, Bentley; 3) Winn RAnger District is located in Winn Parish nearest to Winnfield; 4) Kisatchie Ranger District is located in Natchitoches Parish nearest to Natchitoches; and 5) Caney Ranger District is located in Webster and Clairborne Parishes, nearest to Homer, Minden, and Shreveport. 

Photo of the state of Louisiana with the Kisatchie National Forest designated by districts.

Areas & Activities


https://www.fs.usda.gov/activity/kisatchie/recreation/hiking