Lafayette to Opelousas
Type of Route
20 to 50 miles
Blue route: This route follows Hwy. 90 (Old Scott Hwy.) to Scott, north over I-10, through Cankton, Sunset and then north to Opelousas. The distance is about 30-35 miles.
Red route: This follows North University Avenue, goes through Carencro, beneath I-49 to Sunset, back over I-49 to Sunset and then north to Opelouas. The distance is about 20-25 miles.
Green route: This heads east past the old Immaculata Seminary to Breaux Bridge, beneath I-10 and north to Cecilia, north to Arnaudville, Leonville and can then go into Opelousas on Country Ridge Rd. or Creswell. The distance is about 40-50 miles.
*Other markings on the map include the orange route, which is north of Opelousas and can add another 40 to 50 miles of riding. The purple route goes around the Wal-Mart distribution Center, Port Barre and Savoie’s Sausage.