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Louisiana Parish High Points

Showing Beckie Covill's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (6 out of 64, or 9.38%)

RankParishPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.BienvilleDriskill Mountain535Ouachita Foothills230Unknown
2.Saint John the BaptistSaint John the Baptist Parish High Point25Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee82016-02-27
3.ClaiborneAthens Lookout505Ouachita Foothills1682016-03-01
3.WebsterWebster Parish High Point480Ouachita Foothills152016-03-01
3.LincolnLincoln Parish High Point420Ouachita Foothills452016-03-01
3.WinnWinn Parish High Point350Ouachita Foothills1652016-03-01
 SabineSabine Parish High Point490Plains of South Louisiana195 
 VernonVernon Parish High Point484Plains of South Louisiana189 
 BossierBossier Parish High Point475Ouachita Foothills240 
 NatchitochesBig Hill Lookout430Plains of South Louisiana135 
 De SotoDe Soto Parish High Point415Plains of South Louisiana110 
 CaddoCaddo Parish High Point410Plains of East Texas128 
 WashingtonWashington Parish High Point371Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee0 
 TangipahoaTangipahoa Parish High Point361Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee16 
 Saint HelenaSaint Helena Parish High Point360Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee15 
 West FelicianaWest Feliciana Parish High Point360Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee35 
 East FelicianaEast Feliciana Parish High Point358Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee0 
 JacksonJackson Parish High Point350Ouachita Foothills75 
 CatahoulaChalk Hills325Ouachita Foothills60 
 LaSalleLaSalle Parish High Point320Ouachita Foothills145 
 Red RiverRed River Parish High Point320Ouachita Foothills75 
 RapidesRapides Parish High Point310Plains of South Louisiana23 
 GrantGrant Parish High Point300Ouachita Foothills125 
 OuachitaOuachita Parish High Point290Ouachita Foothills5 
 UnionUnion Parish High Point283Ouachita Foothills58 
 CaldwellCaldwell Parish High Point261Ouachita Foothills16 
 BeauregardBeauregard Parish High Point215Plains of South Louisiana23 
 Saint TammanySaint Tammany Parish High Point206Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee0 
 AllenAllen Parish High Point190Plains of South Louisiana35 
 IberiaWeeks Island171Plains of South Louisiana169 
 MorehouseMorehouse Parish High Point171Ouachita Foothills69 
 East Baton RougeEast Baton Rouge Parish High Point140Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee8 
 EvangelineEvangeline Parish High Point140Plains of South Louisiana33 
 West CarrollWest Carroll Parish High Point140Ouachita Foothills26 
 East CarrollEast Carroll Parish High Point138Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee36 
 FranklinFranklin Parish High Point135Ouachita Foothills48 
 MadisonMadison Parish High Point115Ouachita Foothills38 
 LivingstonLivingston Parish High Point110Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee3 
 RichlandRichland Parish High Point105Ouachita Foothills18 
 AvoyellesAvoyelles Parish High Point100Ouachita Foothills3 
 Saint MarySaint Mary Parish High Point97Plains of South Louisiana  
 CalcasieuCalcasieu Parish High Point95Plains of South Louisiana3 
 TensasTensas Parish High Point90Ouachita Foothills8 
 ConcordiaConcordia Parish High Point80Ouachita Foothills18 
 Saint LandrySaint Landry Parish High Point80Plains of South Louisiana3 
 Pointe CoupeePointe Coupee Parish High Point65Plains of South Louisiana23 
 AcadiaAcadia Parish High Point57Plains of South Louisiana5 
 LafayetteLafayette Parish High Point56Plains of South Louisiana14 
 Jefferson DavisJefferson Davis Parish High Point55Plains of South Louisiana0 
 West Baton RougeWest Baton Rouge Parish High Point45Plains of South Louisiana8 
 IbervilleIberville Parish High Point40Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee13 
 Saint MartinSaint Martin Parish High Point40Plains of South Louisiana18 
 AscensionAscension Parish High Point30Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee28 
 Saint JamesSaint James Parish High Point30Plains of South Louisiana8 
 VermilionVermilion Parish High Point27Plains of South Louisiana1 
 AssumptionAssumption Parish High Point22Plains of South Louisiana5 
 Saint BernardSaint Bernard Parish High Point22Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee22 
 CameronCameron Parish High Point20Plains of South Louisiana20 
 LafourcheLafourche Parish High Point20Plains of South Louisiana3 
 OrleansOrleans Parish High Point20Plains of South Louisiana13 
 PlaqueminesPlaquemines Parish High Point20Plains of South Louisiana13 
 Saint CharlesSaint Charles Parish High Point20Plains of South Louisiana0 
 JeffersonJefferson Parish High Point15Plains of South Louisiana3 
 TerrebonneTerrebonne Parish High Point13Plains of South Louisiana1 

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List Description

Note that this list is not authoritative and it is present here mainly so climbers can log their ascents. If you are serious about parish highpointing in Louisiana, then you should visit the County Highpointing Web Site, join the Yahoo County Highpointing Group, and refer to Andy Martin's book for the definitive listing of all the points.

Southern Louisiana presents many challenges to the parish highpointer, since the land is both very low in elevation and the contours are frequently reshaped by river currents and hurricanes. Many of the points listed here are provisional, based on old maps, may be man-made areas, or simply not possible to determine without detailed LIDAR surveys. Simply locating a definitive parish high point is a challenge, in some cases harder than actually getting to that point.


Sources that were used to help me compile this list include:

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1998 by Roy Schweiker, limited review by Andy Martin and David Olson.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the web site, and manually verified.


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