Covington Trailhead Museum and Visitors Center
419 N. New Hampshire St.
Covington, LA 70433
Tel: (985) 892-1873


Covington's Tammany Trace trailhead features a campanile, bandstand and amphitheater, and a visitor center featuring rotating art exhibits. The trailhead serves as a resting station for visitors walking or cycling the 31-mile Tammany Trace. Public restrooms on-site.

Learn more about the history of Covington with a walk-through photo exhibit, interactive kiosks, short films and kids' video.

The trailhead also is site of free concerts, arts & crafts markets, festivals, and a lunchtime farmers market on Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Saturday's market is held nearby on the grounds of the Covington Police Dept., 608 N. Columbia St.).

The center is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to  2 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, 12-4 p.m. Admission is free.

The facility is available for private event rental. The spacious indoor/outdoor setting may be tailored for events ranging from 100 to 1,500 guests. Rental fee includes use of the outdoor stage, covered market depot, two handicap-accessible restrooms and access to electrical outlets and water. For information on rentals, or groups and school field trips, or to donate artifacts to the museum, please call the Facilities Manager at (985) 867-1206.

December 2, 2023 - January 1, 2024

This December, the Covington Trailhead will shine bright with 40 Christmas Trees to celebrate 40 years of Northshore Food Bank nourishing our community. Northshore Food Bank, located... Read More

December 9, 2023

The City of Covington presents the 2nd annual Christmas in Covington on Saturday, December 9, 2023, 4:00-6:30 p.m. The Lollipop Marching Group kicks off the festive event with a... Read More

March 23, 2024

The British Motoring Club of New Orleans presents its 32nd annual British Motoring Festival, on Saturday, March 23, 2024 at the Covington Trailhead and the Firehouse Events Center in... Read More