Louisiana's bike trails await. Discover the best bike paths near Hayes, LA.

Is there a place that we should know about? Share it with us so your neighbors can learn about it too!

Submit a Place

Subscribe for future Step Outside News!

More Hiking Features

10 (Modern) Essentials Every Hiker Should Carry

10 (Modern) Essentials Every Hiker Should Carry
When the third edition of the classic book Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills was released back in 1974, it quickly became a must-read for any…
Read More >>>

Hiking—The 10 Best New Pieces of Gear for Spring Treks

Hiking—The 10 Best New Pieces of Gear for Spring Treks
Spring is finally here, which means sunshine and warmer temperatures aren’t far behind. But before you hit the trail for your first hike,…
Read More >>>

How To Hike Safely In Spring—5 Easy Tips

How To Hike Safely In Spring—5 Easy Tips
After a long winter, you’re no doubt itching to get back on your favorite trails, and inspired to explore new ones. But are you spring hiking…
Read More >>>

Winter Hiking—5 Time-Tested Tips For Staying Warm

Winter Hiking—5 Time-Tested Tips For Staying Warm
One of the best things about hiking is that it is an outdoor activity that you can do all year long. So why is that so many avid hikers hang up their…
Read More >>>

5 Amazing Winter Hikes to Take Right Now!

5 Amazing Winter Hikes to Take Right Now!
If you’re one of those hikers or backpackers who puts away your outdoor gear for the winter, you really are missing out on one of the most…
Read More >>>

What is hypothermia? What are the signs?

What is hypothermia? What are the signs?
Vin T. Sparano, as excerpted from Complete Guide to Camping and Wilderness Survival HYPOTHERMIA Hypothermia is one of the major causes of death…
Read More >>>

Layering 101: How to Stay Warm and Comfortable in Cold Conditions

Layering 101: How to Stay Warm and Comfortable in Cold Conditions
The arrival of cold weather doesn’t mean you have to abandon your favorite outdoor activities and wait until the return of warm weather before…
Read More >>>

Snowshoeing: Get Your Family Started The Easy Way

Snowshoeing: Get Your Family Started The Easy Way
Bummed that the summer hiking trails will soon be covered in white? That’s okay…it’s snowshoeing season! Snowshoeing is a great…
Read More >>>

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Palmetto Island State Park

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Palmetto Island State Park
One of the newer parks in Louisiana, Palmetto Island State Park in Abbeville is appropriately named for its abundance of beautiful palmettos.…
Read More >>>

5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in Louisiana

5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in Louisiana
Along with its swamps and tall cypress trees, Louisiana is home to some truly breathtaking fall foliage. The variety and intensity of color found…
Read More >>>

A Guide to Fall Foraging in the U.S.

A Guide to Fall Foraging in the U.S.
It’s September, and the coming of fall equals an abundance of autumnal harvest…in the woods. Foraging is currently all the rage at top…
Read More >>>

5 Energizing Hikes in Louisiana

5 Energizing Hikes in Louisiana
Have you heard the Chinese proverb that says, “a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step?” Nothing is truer than when…
Read More >>>

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Louisiana

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Louisiana
There are few better places for birding than Louisiana. Because of the warm climate and accommodating ecosystems, especially in the southern area,…
Read More >>>

Start Your Trek: 7 Best Hiking Retailers in Louisiana

Start Your Trek: 7 Best Hiking Retailers in Louisiana
If your idea of a perfect day is trekking through the lush forests of Louisiana, at some point you’re going to need to get some gear. From…
Read More >>>

5 Great Hiking Trails in Louisiana

5 Great Hiking Trails in Louisiana
Hiking in Louisiana is unlike hiking anywhere else in the country. Witness the majestic wildlife that live in the deltas, marshes, and swamps…
Read More >>>

Events Near Hayes LA

Cpl Matthew Richard 5K Memorial Run

Saturday, Apr 27, 2019
Iota, LA
Read More »

Relay For Life of Southwest Louisiana

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 6:00pm
Civic Center
Lake Charles, LA
Read More »

Wheelin Sportsman of Acadia Gun Bash

Wheelin Sportsman of Acadia Gun Bash
Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 at 6:00pm
Crowley, LA
Read More »

Ducks Unlimited - Westlake Area Sponsor Event

Ducks Unlimited - Westlake Area Sponsor Event
Thursday, Jul 25, 2019
Managan Center (1221 Sampson St. Westlake, LA)
Read More »

Ducks Unlimited - Cameron Parish Dinner

Ducks Unlimited - Cameron Parish Dinner
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019
Grand Lake Fire Station (957 LA 384, Lake Charles, LA)
Read More »

Roberts Cove Germanfest

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019
Roberts Cove Germanfest Fairgrounds
Rayne, LA
Read More »

Ducks Unlimited - Lake Charles Dinner

Ducks Unlimited - Lake Charles Dinner
Thursday, Oct 24, 2019
Cash & Carry (801 Enterprise Blvd Lake Charles, LA)
Read More »

Ducks Unlimited - Cajun Dinner

Ducks Unlimited - Cajun Dinner
Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019
Rice Festival Building (Crowley, LA)
Read More »

Ducks Unlimited - Pecan Island Dinner

Ducks Unlimited - Pecan Island Dinner
Friday, Nov 8, 2019
Pecan Island School Lodge (Pecan Island, LA)
Read More »

Lake Charles Chapter NWTF, LA

Lake Charles Chapter NWTF, LA
Saturday, Mar 28, 2020 at 5:30pm
Lake Charles, LA
Read More »