St. Tammany Parish President Mike Cooper, officials from LOTD, Friends of Camp Salmen Nature Park and the Bayou Liberty Association officially marked the opening of the Tammany Trace into Camp Salmen Nature Park. In addition, President Cooper announced that Camp Salmen Nature Park will open seven days a week from 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Cooper said they were happy to officially open the one and a half miles of Trace spanning from Neslo Road to where Melody Lane connects to Camp Salmen. He added that the $750,000 project was funded through a combination of grant funding from DOTD, the Federal Highway Administration, and local Parish funding.
With the addition of this extension, the Trace now spans 28.34 miles throughout St. Tammany Parish. To learn more about Camp Salmen Nature Park please visit: www.campsalmennaturepark.org. To learn more about the Tammany Trace please visit: www.tammanytrace.org.