Louisiana’s State Parks and State Historic Sites are celebrating American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day Saturday, June 6. The annual event brings together America’s magnificent trail system and its countless supporters and volunteers. Admission is free at all Louisiana State Parks and Historic Sites. This year’s special events include:

Chicot State Park, Ville Platte Fishing Day 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Fairview-Riverside State Park, Madisonville Hike the Park 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site, St. Martinville Trail Hike 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Mansfield State Historic Site, Mansfield Battlefield Hike 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

More than 2,000 events will take place nationally including trail maintenance, hiking, paddling, biking, horseback riding, bird watching, running, trail celebrations and more. American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day? is a nationally recognized trail awareness program that aims to inspire the public to discover, learn about and celebrate trails while participating in outdoor activities, clinics and trail stewardship projects. For a complete listing of the day’s events, visit NationalTrailsDay.org/events.

For more information regarding events at Louisiana’s State Park and Historic Sites, visit LaStateParks.com.