Dorman Trail For Mountain Biking

The 6th most popular mountain bike trail in Louisiana.

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Southwest of Natchitoches in the Kisatchie National Forest, the Caroline Dorman Trail is a 13 mile mountain biking route traverses the rugged terrain of the Kisatchie National Forest. The route is shared by hikers, mountain bikers, and horseback riders.

To reach the trailhead from US49, take the Derry exit (exit 119) and turn south on Louisiana 119. Drive 5.5 miles on LA Hwy 119 to Forest Highway 59 (Longleaf Scenic Byway). Turn right (west) onto FH 59 and go 3.2 miles to the recreation junction, a signed location.

Overall, Dorman Trail is the 6th most popular mountain bike trail of all 9 mountain biking rides in Louisiana. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Dorman Trail including Wild Azalea Trail, Claiborne Trail and Lakeshore Trail.

Dorman Trail Mountain Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  KNF (318) 352-2568; Lousiana Tourism (800) 759-9572 or 33GUMBO.

Recommended Book:  "Mountain Bike! The Deep South" from Steve Jones

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Lotus Camp, Coral Camp, Coyote Camp

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  31.47522, -93.0019

Date Published:  5/18/2016

Date Updated:  7/3/2016

ID:  6127

Dorman Trail Mountain Biking Map


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