Paddling Trails

Paddling Trails

Explore our exotic waterways by canoe or kayak. In addition to rich history and unique culture, the Cajun Coast is adorned with the natural beauty of the Atchafalaya Basin Swamp is the largest overflow swamp in the U.S.

Moss-draped cypress trees, majestic oaks, numerous acres of bottomland hardwoods, over 170,000 acres of designated wildlife management areas and an abundance of bird and animal life provide easily accessible outdoor adventures along our secluded waterways.

Identified trails include the Bayou Teche Paddling Trail, Bayou Teche/Lower Atchafalaya Paddling Trail, Bayou Teche National Wildlife Paddling Trails, Franklin Paddling Trails, Grand Avoille Cove Paddling Trail, Pierre Part Paddling Trail, and the Cypremort Point Paddling Trails.

If you love canoeing or kayaking, stop by one of our visitors centers to pick up our paddling trail brochure or visit our website.