Three Mile Hike

May 21st, 2005 by Editor B


Michael H. and David B. and I went for a three-mile hike along an abandoned railway corridor that cuts through Mid-City. We think it’s an excellent candidate for a rails-to-trails conversion. This was an just initial exploratory scoping. More to come. (I took a couple hundred photos!)

Three Mile Hike

I also got a sunburn.

10 Responses to “Three Mile Hike”

  1. Michael Says:

    I too got sunburned. Yesterday there were record high temperatures in N.O.

  2. b.rox » Blog Archive » No Glory Says:

    […] It got my attention because I’d also had my eye on that parcel of land as part of a rails-to-trails project that I was researching pre-Katrina. […]

  3. b.rox » Blog Archive » 2nd Annual Hike Says:

    […] On May 21st of last year, with a couple friends, I hiked about three miles through New Orleans following the (mostly) abandoned Norfolk-Southern rail line. This line runs from Armstrong Park to Canal Boulevard, through the area known as the “Lafitte Corridor.” (Click to enlarge the map.) […]

  4. b.rox » Blog Archive » 3rd Annual Hike Says:

    […] day in May 2005, three friends got together and hiked three miles through the heart of New Orleans along the old […]

  5. b.rox » Blog Archive » Departing Friends Says:

    […] this is the right choice at this moment. It so happens that David was the person who first got me interested in the Lafitte Greenway project which has been slowly inching […]

  6. b.rox » Blog Archive » Hike & Bike Says:

    […] 2005: 3 2006: 18 2007: 17 2008: 60 2009: 200 […]

  7. b.rox » Blog Archive » The Good News Says:

    […] Friends of Lafitte Corridor for five years. (In fact it’s been a personal vision of mine for six years.) I was at the meeting where Design Workshop was selected last summer. Since then, we’ve been […]

  8. b.rox » Archive » Limited Says:

    […] and very proud of the role I’ve played in moving it forward. I convened the inaugural hike in May of 2005; I was a founding member of Friends of Lafitte Corridor; I’ve served as FOLC’s […]

  9. b.rox » Archive » Advocating the Greenway Says:

    […] greenway. At last. As the Advocate article notes, it’s been almost nine years since I took my first hike along the Lafitte Corridor. Over the years the project has encountered many setbacks and […]

  10. b.rox » Archive » Hike Report 2014 Says:

    […] This was a rogue hike, completely unauthorized — kinda like the first one in May 2005. […]

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