There are many places along the Tammany Trace that you can rent for your special event. From the Pavillion and picnic tables at Koop Drive to the Abita pavillion, there are many places to suit your needs. For more information please call 985.898.3011.

Covington Trailhead


A variety of features makes the Covington trailhead an ideal venue for races, weddings and events. It is equipped with a covered waiting platform, bandstand, exhibit hall and small movie theatre. For more information on rentals in Covington visit their site here


Abita Trailhead


The Abita Springs Trailhead offers a unique tourism plaza and park, as well as a museum that are available for profit and nonprofit events. There is also a playground and local restaurants nearby. Visit for specific rental information.

Koop Drive Trailhead / Kids Konnection


Home of a boundless playgrounds, the Koop drive location is a great place to have picnics, parties and events. It also features jamming on the trace concerts throughout the year. For more information on rental services contact 985-867-9490.

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Mandeville Trailhead


The Mandeville trailhead is not officially available to rent, but offers activities at no charge. Along with weekly Friday night concerts and a community market every Saturday morning, there is also a splash fountain, pavilion and amphitheater.


Camp Salmen

The amphitheater at Camp Salmen is an ideal venue for small ceremonies —weddings, scouts, and awards. Set on the banks of Bayou Liberty, this intimate venue can hold up to 125 people and is a serene and picturesque location for various types of events for groups in smaller numbers. The amphitheater is also ADA compliant. Call 985-867-5095 to book your rental today.


Hours of Operation

The Tammany Trace is monitored by Trace Rangers from Sunrise to Sunset.

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.