Lacombe Trailhead


28452 Baleighi Rd.
Lacombe, LA 70445
985.882.3486 (bridge tender)

The next stop is a unique little town called Lacombe.   Explore its cemeteries, ancient live oaks and pines, and admire the scenic Bayou Lacombe.  The Bayou Lacombe drawbridge was opened in 2008 and a trailhead overlooking Bayou Lacombe was opened in 2011. Here you will find the bridge tender, ranger station, water fountains and rest rooms.   Parking is available at the John Davis Park Park-n-Ride facility.

Hours of Operation

Starting May 30, 2021

Trace opens at 7 AM and closes at 8 PM. 

The Bayou Lacombe Bridge opens at 7 AM and closes at 7:30 PM. 

Kids Konnection
Monday  11 AM until 6:30 PM;   Tuesday – Sunday 8 AM until 6:30 PM

Camp Salmen hours are Monday  - Sunday 7:30 AM until 7:30 PM

Did you know?

The St. Tammany Parish government purchased the abandoned Illinois Central Railroad corridor on December 20, 1992. With the help of grants and federal dollars, the St. Tammany Parish government has asphalted 31 miles, remodeled railroad trestles into pedestrian bridges and maintained the Trace.