Tunica Hills Wildlife Management Area


TRAIL INFORMATION


Length: Four trail 0.5 – 4.5 miles (12 miles total)

Type: Primitive Trail | Packed Dirt

Difficulty: Moderate – Difficult

Usages: Walking | Biking

Location: 30.934476, -91.509584

Map: WMA Map


CONTACT INFORMATION


Agency: Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

Contact: website | 985-543-4777 | bbreland@wlf.la.gov

Directions: Tunica Hills WMA is northwest of St. Francisville. Access the North Tract from Farrah Davis Road off LA Hwy 66, approximately 14.3 miles west of U.S. Hwy 61. While you can access the South Tract from a few different points, the best way to go is by driving 17.3 miles west on LA Hwy 66 from U.S. Hwy 61 to Old Tunica Road. Continue on Old Tunica Road for about 1 mile to enter the WMA. A series of trails provide interior access to both tracts.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


Animals:

Water: None

Bathroom: None

Entrance Fee: See “Special Notes” below

Camping: Allowed

Special Notes: Must have a Wild Louisiana Stamp, Hunting License, or Fishing License, which can be purchased here from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

Must use self-clearing permits available at kiosks on-site.

Advised to wear blaze orange during fall hunting season


Tunica Hills Wildlife Management Area

Tunica Hills Wildlife Management Area is over 6,500 acres of rugged hills, bluffs, and ravines, perfect for the avid adventurer looking for a rugged hike. It is divided into a North Tract and a South Tract, the latter being where the four hiking trails are located. Most of the forests on these lands are categorized as upland hardwood, and they are home to at least 20 rare plants, including 2 which have not been found anywhere else in the state!

  • Nature Trail (0.5 mile loop)
  • Trail A (4.5 mile loop)
  • Trail B (3.0 mile loop)
  • Trail C (3.6 mile loop)