Backpack: Wild Azalea Trail

group taking a hike

The Wild Azalea Trail is the longest hiking trail in the state of Louisiana, running roughly 28 miles beginning at Valentine Lake and ending in Woodworth, LA. Join us as we backpack through the rolling hills, lazy creeks, and lush scenery of the Kisatchie National Forest.


  • Dates: March 1 – March 4
  • Price: $130/$160
  • Registration Deadline: February 27 (at noon)

What’s Included: Transportation, trip leader, camping/admission fee, food, backpacking equipment as needed

What’s Not Included: Personal gear: weather appropriate clothing and shoes, water bottle

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Trip Refund and Cancellation Policy: Trip cancellations due to weather or lack of sign-ups (trips being cancelled by Adventure Education Staff) will be issued a 100% refund.  Cancellations made by the customer at least 72 hours prior to the trip leaving will receive a refund and will be assessed  a $10 administrative charge.  No refund can be made to customers who cancel less than 72 hours prior to the trip. All refunds require the approval of the LSU University Recreation Associate Director of Business Administration. Refunds may take up to 10 business days to process.