Walking Trails - Jena, LA

Jena Municipal Office

The town of Jena has a beautiful 30 acre town park located along the historical Hemps Creek. 204 Edwards Drive, Jena, LA

Walking Trails - Walking Trail Map (pdf file download)
  • Nicely shaded path with an array of blooming trees and shrubs. Swings and picnic tables are located throughout the park.
  • Additional walking/biking trails leading from downtown to the park and from downtown to the new location for Jena Elementary are under construction.
  • A nature trail with a school handicap accessible observation deck is also under construction.
  • General Rules of the Trail
  • Be courteous to all users.
  • Stop, Look and Listen!
  • Keep right, except to pass.
  • Always use safe speeds.
  • Slower traffic has the right-of-way.
  • Don't block the path.
  • Respect other's right to a tranquil trail experience.
  • Safety First!
  • Control your dog.
  • Be predictable.
  • Use voice or bell when passing.
  • Keep the trail clean.
  • Plan ahead.
  • Internal combustion engine vehicles are not allowed on the trail.
  • Skateboards, in-line skates and roller skates are not allowed.
  • Trails and park improvements have been funded through the following grant programs:
  • Rapides Foundation
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield-Challenge for Healthier Louisiana
  • Plum Creek Foundation
  • Land & Water Conservation Fund
  • Louisiana Recreational Trails Program
  • Private Donations
  • The sources contributed a total of $672,340; without which these improvements would not have been possible.

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