Elevation from New Orleans to Baton Rouge via Lafayette

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Elevation (ft)-10010203040506070
Grade %-1.0-0.50.00.51.0
Max elevation: 62 ft / 19 m
Min elevation: -0 ft / -0 m
Elevation change: 62 ft / 19 m
Max grade: 0.7%
Min grade: -0.7%
Steepness score: 0 + 75 + 325 + 6 = 406
Distance: 191.16 mi / 307.65 km
Travel Time: 3 hours 5 mins

  Difficulty% Grade
 
Easiest<5%
 
Easy5-10%
 
Moderate10-15%
 
Difficult15-20%
 
Very Difficult>20%
This alternate route appears to be flatter than the direct route from New Orleans to Baton Rouge. The "steepness" score is 406 which is lower than the score of 675 for the direct route. A lower score means the route is likely to be flatter, but you should also check with other travelers to find out if the roads might be more difficult. If we break down the score into components, the first part is the average elevation score, which is 0 vs 0 for the direct route. The second part is the maximum grade or slope score, which is 75 compared to 135. The third part measures the average grade. This route has a grading score of 325 vs 537. Finally, the last part factors in the extra driving distance, which has a score of 6 vs 3. All of these components make up the total score that we use to determine which route has greater steepness and elevation change to give you an idea of waypoints that might lead to the flattest route.
Make sure you double check everything if you're planning a road trip. Elevation data comes from different sources and may not reflect true driving conditions, so talk to other RVers if you're concerned about steep grades. For alternate routes, check the main New Orleans to Baton Rouge elevation profile. If you're planning to drive in the winter and you want to avoid snow, check the road conditions from New Orleans to Baton Rouge. You can also view a 3-D map of New Orleans elevation or Baton Rouge elevation.

These are some of the possible highways along this route. Use the GPS in your car to verify all driving directions. If you're looking for campgrounds along the way, search for RV parks between New Orleans and Baton Rouge.

I-10131 mi / 211 km
Turn after AutoZone Auto Parts (on the left)4 mi / 6 km
I-1052 mi / 84 km

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