Couturie Forest is one of the best hiking areas in New Orleans. The park is the best place to escape without ever leaving the city. The 60-acre couturier forest is a paradise for nature-lover packed with native trees, scenic rivers, and exciting wildlife, all in New Orleans' heart. The forest is a great place to walk with your children, friends, and family. You can see endless varieties of trees, fish, and birds across the trails and scenic rivers. It is easy to get in some exercise and learn about the park's beautiful, natural scenery. The trails are well kept, and there are several seating areas along the lagoon. Visitors can walk through the hiking trails filled with Louisiana wildlife. There are many hidden treasures to explore down some of these trails.