As of Phase 3 - We are now accepting reservations at Camp Salmen and the Trace for events, parties, reunions, etc.
 Contracts for rentals will now read, "Masks and Social Distancing are required"

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 townofabitasprings.com for specific rental information.

Koop Drive Trailhead / Kids Konnection / Children's Museum of St. Tammany

If you are interested in having a fundraiser such as a bike ride, a walking or running event on the Tammany Trace, please contact 985-867-9490 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..    

The pavilion located inside the Kids Konnection Playground is not available for private events or celebrations.    This is a public  picnic area only.   You are allowed one picnic table per family.   No cakes, balloons, presents, etc. are allowed in this area.      You cannot barricade or rope off this area or any other area in the playground.    There is only one area inside the Kids Konnection Playground that is available to rent.   We call it the "Back Deck" and it is located behind the Caboose.   In order to reserve this area, you will need to contact the Children's Museum of St. Tammany at 985-888-1555 or visit their website at cmstkids.org. You can also complete a rental form here.   


 

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 985-867-9490 to book your rental today or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. You can download the rental agreement here.


 

 

Hours of Operation

As of October 18, 2020

Trace closes at 6:30 pm. 

The Bayou Lacombe Bridge closes at 6:00 pm. 

Kids Konnection will be open until 6 pm.

Hours are seasonal

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.