229 Dogwood Park Road
Provencal, LA 71468
The Longleaf Vista Recreation Area has a very exciting 1.5 mile interpretive trail that makes a loop through a wide variety of forest settings. From meadows, to bottomland hardwoods, to high mesas, to creeks, this short trail offers visitors enough to make them want to go around again when they're done.
The Longleaf Vista Interpretive Trail is in the Longleaf Vista Day-Use Complex. Access is limited to visitors due to the stair steps one will encounter on the trail. Interpretive signs are placed along the trail that describes various plant-life and trees native to the area. The trail is a 1.5 mile loop with beautiful views of the Kisatchie Hills Wilderness Area. Two separate spurs that lead hikers to a mesa gives visitors an added treat with 360 degree views.
Visitors to Longleaf Vista Recreation Area can enjoy panoramic views of the Kisatchie Hills Wilderness Area from various points and mesas located on the Interpretive Longleaf Vista Trail. Spur trails leave the main trail in two separate areas that lead to platforms on a large sandstone outcropping that allows visitors a 360 degree view of the Kisatchie Hills.
Facilities: The Longleaf Vista Trail has interpretive signs scattered on its 1.5 mile length.