Louisiana Motorcycle Roads and Trips

Louisiana (LA) boasts having some of the richest & most colorful cultural heritages in the US. Motorcycle riders can find scenic motorcycle roads intertwined with fascinating cultural & historical stops in places such as New Orleans, Cajun country and the plantation areas. Motorcycle rides can include visits to prominent historical sites from the War of 1812 and the Civil War as well as shopping at antique shops and artisan craft shops. Motorcycle roads along southern Louisiana feature coastal runs along some of Louisiana's 397 miles of Gulf Coast territory.




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August 25, 2013
Just north of Shreveport along the shore of Cross Lake. This is a beautiful ride with few cars. Winding country road with...
Two lane highway, winding road with little traffic on a Sunday.
From Shreveport, Cross Lake is off of Hwy 220 on the north east side. Take Exit 2 on to S. Lakeshore drive...
January 30, 2013
A lovely winding road thru the piney woods with many curves and hills. It takes place near the beautiful D'Arbonne National Refuge...
This is a twisty country road that is excellent surface shape for bikes. It meanders thru thru rural areas of farms and...
Start your route just northwest of West Monroe, LA. Get to the starting point by starting in West Monroe and traveling 12...
January 28, 2013
There are a few residential areas as you pass through Kraemer, then it becomes a mix of cane field, agricultural and undeveloped...
Good collection of sweepers through, then the corners start to tighten up. Fantastic, reasonably new blacktop, likely one of the smoothest roads...
Starting on Hwy 20 east of Chackbay, head east and keep right when Hwy 307 splits off. Remain on 307 until it...
August 26, 2012
The route takes you through a few small towns and along the Tickfaw river. Most of the route is well shaded with...
Roads are smooth and maintained. It has a lot of curves and gets nice and twisty along the river between Springfield and...
Begin route in Ponchatoula on Rte 22. Many meet at Paul's cafe and most bikes park in front of the alligator cage....
May 18, 2012
woods and fields mostly
This route is great for a quick nice ride with lots of curves and a few straght aways to open it up...
South bossier city LA start corner of hwy 71 and 612. head south, left on hwy 527, down that hwy to corner...
April 23, 2012
Average down home, back woods, Louisiana back roads decorated with Pine and Hardwood forest, farm and pasture land and that pass or...
Roads are good. Rolling hills with wide curves. From where you turn off hwy 28 about 6 miles east of Leesville until...
: Starts at TX Hwy 63/LA Hwy 8 State Line and goes through Leesville 20 mi to the East and continues East...
April 23, 2012
The North point is just a short distance from the South end of Toledo Bend Reservoir and takes you down the South...
Roads are average or above considering they are Louisiana Back roads. Soft shoulders all the way down to the 389 stop. There...
A bit tricky the first time - might want to print the map/directions because the GPS doesn't show some of the roads...
December 28, 2011
It is 59 miles one-way. Hope others enjoy it as much as I did. The general scenery you'll see along the way...
A fair amount of sweeping curves with the road becoming more straight and hilly towards the end. Overall, very pleasant ride.
From Albany, LA, take route 48 north and near Montpelier, take a right on to route 16 heading northeast. Stay on route...
November 18, 2011
The Kisatche Forest has Manicured road sides that line the drive through the hills and curves and there are Vista views and...
The drive is short through the Kisatche Forest and the speed limit is an easy-breezy 35mph on good slightly hilly and curvy...
From Leesville, LA - Go 24 miles north on Hwy 117. Longleaf Vista Rd will be on the right at the Forestry...
October 4, 2011
The route will have signs that serve as markers for the Heritage Trails. Hwy 1 for the most part is just straight...
Road conditions are good. Roads are narrow country highways with no shoulder.
The route runs out of Alexandria LA, on Hwy 1, or out of Natchitoches La on Hwy 494. My discription will begin...
October 1, 2009
The scenery is beautiful rural and green in the spring and summer.
The road winds along the levee of False River. The road has lots of twists and turns and limited traffic.
Start in Port Allen and head up to New Roads via Route 415.
September 1, 2007
This route offers a beautiful contrast of scenery - on the one side of the road are farms and fields yet on...
The road has recently been resurfaced. The road twists and turns along the bayou with many twisties. This route should not be...
This route starts in Livonia Louisiana and ends in Plaquemine Louisiana - all on LA 77 but can be extended from there....
May 1, 2006
Country; Rolling Hills; Forest; swamp/wetlands. You will be following the Amite River for a good portion and crossing back and forth over...
This route has some of everything; Just when you are tried of straight and flat it gets hilly and twisty. Only the...
Start the ride in Madisonville, LA. and head west on Hwy 22 for about 10 miles. Then, turn north on Hwy 445...
April 1, 2005
Awesome scenery. Especially when you run along the Bayou.
There are several gas stations around. Stop in Ponchatoula and get some fresh strawberries.
August 1, 2002
A beautiful drive riding the Mississippi river levee. No amenities whatsoever, but no traffic. Beautiful fields, woods, long bridges, views of river...
Pretty much nothing from Lettsworth (Simmesport) to Vidalia (across river from Natchez). Take this ride for the scenery and unique road conditions...
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Checkout Upcoming Motorcycle Events in Louisiana

2015-05-31

The 4th Annual Ride to the Son Motorcycle Rally

This motorcycle event will be held on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 10:00 AM and it will be held at Journey Church in Pineville, LA. This MOTORCYCLE RALLY IS FREE! All BIKES are welcome - Neutral ground! Event will start with Church services at 10:45 AM and our preacher is Biker Pastor James Greer followed with FREE lunch, FREE door prizes, FREE blessing of the bikes and a FREE 50 mile police escorted ride. This is going to be great, come and join us! Visit our event website for more info: http://ridetotheson.com/ ~3

2015-05-30 : 2015-05-31

The 2nd Annual Civilian Motorcycle Training Seminar

This motorcycle event will be hosted by Gulf Coast Police Motorcycle Police on Saturday, May 30, 2015 through Sunday, May 31, 2015 and it will be held at the Parking area of Cabela's in Gonzales, LA. This is going to be great celebration as we take pride in celebrating our 2nd annual! Everyone are welcome to attend - All skill levels welcome! There will be training, practice and friendly competition! Certified Police Motorcycle Instructors will provide all instructions. Our intention is to teach skills and techniques for safe motorcycle riding. Entry fee goes to Dream Day Foundation, charity raising money for St. Jude Children's Hospital. Event fee also covers training, t-shirt, lunch both days, drinks and competition entry. Prizes awarded to top 3 riders. Pre-registration preferred, but is open on day of event. More details can be found on our website: http://www.gulfcoastmcrodeo.com/ ~3

2015-05-29 : 2015-05-31

Freedom Rally 2015

Union Parish A.B.A.T.E. of Louisiana will be hosting this motorcycle event on Friday, May 29, 2015 through Sunday May 31, 2015 and it will be held at Valhalla Campground in Homer, LA. Come and join us as we dedicate this event to Motorcycle Awareness and Legislative Efforts. Cost: $20.00/rider - $10.00/passenger There will be live music on Friday and Saturday nights, vendors, food, 50/50, and Freedom Ride Saturday on some of the coolest roads in Claiborne Parish! The ride will include a Pledge of Allegiance stop, Bill of Rights, and Constitution Stop. We encourage riders to wear red, white, and blue. The second stop will include a lunch and door prizes. Free tent camping or self-contained RV's. No outside alcohol. If you would like to be a vendor or need additional information, please call Donnie at 318-245-3790. Come Ride with us and Celebrate Freedom of the Road! You can also email us at shvdrb@gmail.com for more info. ~3

2015-05-24 : 2015-05-24

Freedom Fest and Freedom Ride

Come on down to Morgan City next Sunday (May 24th) for the 13th Annual Freedom Ride and 1st Annual Freedom Fest. Freedom Fest admission is free. 6 bands, bike show, car show, vendors, children's activities. Benefits the American Legion and also non-profit food and merchandise vendors.

     

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