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3 Waterfalls Near New Orleans That Will Make You Forget The Summer Heat

By Emma Colosia

3 Waterfalls Near New Orleans That Will Make You Forget The Summer Heat

Cool down and forget the summer heat at any of these waterfalls! 

If you’re looking for a refreshing summertime plan that you can even turn into a day trip, pack your swimming suit and head out to any of these waterfalls. We’ve found the perfect destinations for a fun adventure with friends, family, children, and pets. 

 

These are 3 waterfalls near New Orleans you need to explore ASAP: 

1. Clark Creek Natural Area 

Clark Creek Natural Area is about a 2.5-hour drive away from NOLA, and a little bit over one hour away from Baton Rouge. This is a state park with over 700 acres of land. There are streams and hiking paths that will take you on a journey to discover any of the more than 40 waterfalls. You can swim in the streams or in some watering holes. 

Where: 📍 366 Ft Adams Pond Rd

 

2. Kisatchie Fall 

This is a Louisiana hidden gem. An awesome place to swim in cool water surrounded by beautiful scenery. Don’t forget to pack a good lunch, bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy what nature has to offer. Don’t forget to pick up your trash. 

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Where: 📍Kisatchie Fall (Google maps)

 

3. Tunica Hills Trails 

Tunica Hills is a trail located near St. Francisville, Louisiana. The trail is used for hiking, nature trips and bird watching, however, hidden in the woods you’ll also find a beautiful waterfall. A great workout with unbeatable views. 

Where: 📍Old Tunica Rd

 

Featured image by Shutterstock. 

Tags: hiking, swimming