Longleaf Scenic Byway

This route, one of the finest scenic drives in Louisiana, was nominated in partnership with the Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism. Guiding motorist through the most unique scenery in the Kisatchie National Forest, the Longleaf Trail offers natural beauty as well as direct and indirect access to several popular recreation spots in the Kisatchie Hills area.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open

General Information

Directions: The Longleaf Trail is located 5.5 miles south of the Derry exit on Interstate Highway 49. The 17-mile route follows a high ridge through the rugged Kisatchie Hills area, connecting to Louisiana Highways 117 and 119.

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  Area/Length : 
17 miles

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  Elevation : 
120 to 400 feet - 410 feet