Get Outside

Get Outside

Under the natural, lush canopy of trees that cover St. Tammany Parish, you will find blueways, byways and trailways to satisfy every recreational desire. We encourage every resident and visitor to Get Outside and explore St. Tammany. 

Camp Salmen is open to the public Wednesday through Sunday, year-round. Within miles of nature trails, visitors can observe animals such as deer, migratory and residential birds, and numerous reptiles. Lush and abundant plant life offers the curious, budding ecologist, an outdoor classroom.

Tammany Trails encompasses all trailways throughout St. Tammany Parish. It is the network of natural byways, both primitive, and improved, that can take you on an amazing journey, so close to home.

The St. tammany Fishing Pier, located at 54001 E. Howze Beach Road near Slidell, is just one of the many places we love to gather for a day of recreation, to sight-see or to just sit back and relax. We look forward to having generations of families enjoy the pier for many years to come.

Originally a corridor for the Illinois Central Railroad, the Trace now is an earth-friendly hike and bike trail stretching from downtown Covington, through Abita Springs, Mandeville and Lacombe and ending in Slidell. Our diverse community is connected by the Trace and our bountiful heritage that makes us uniquely the Northshore. 

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  • Administrative Complex
    21490 Koop Dr.
    Mandeville, LA 70471
    985.898.2700

    Hours of Operation:
    Monday through Friday
    8:00am to 4:30pm by appointment only until further notice