LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens


Length: Six trails 0.1 – 0.7 miles (2.5 miles total)

Type: Boardwalk | Gravel | Paved Sidewalk

Difficulty: Easy

Usages: Walking

Location: 4560 Essen Ln, Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Map: Garden Map


Agency: LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden

Contact: website | 225-763-3990 |


Animals: Must be on leash

Water: Water Fountain

Bathroom: Restrooms

Entrance Fee: None

Camping: Prohibited

Special Notes:

LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens

The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens aims to bring people back to nature “by providing a diversity of green places and special facilities to engage in conversation, create a community and to commune with nature.” There are numerous short trails within the gardens which include:

  • Learning Tree Trail (0.1 mile)
  • Meadow Trail (0.15 miles)
  • Palmetto Trail (0.22 miles)
  • Magnolia Beech Trail (0.35 miles)
  • Black Swamp Trail (0.7 miles)
  • Perimeter Road (0.7 miles)