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The Wild Azalea National Recreation Trail is the longest trails in all of Louisiana and is a popular destination for backpackers, hikers, and mountain bikers looking to cover some longer distances. The trail is very scenic as it travels through diverse terrain in the Kisatchie National Forest. The trail has multiple trailheads and access points providing hikers of all skill levels lots of different trip options. This section covers the segment of trail between Messina Road and Forest Service Road 273. The hike can be done as a longer out-and-back trip or a shorter one-way trip by shuttling vehicles.