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Head out for a day of paddling under live oaks dripping with Spanish moss, through cypress tree forests in the swamp. Watch graceful egrets take wing, glimpse an alligator slide into the water. There’s no better snapshot of the Heritage Area’s bounty than from the water.


Groups and Resources





Bayou Teche Experience/Cajun Paddle  
Breaux Bridge, LA    
T 337-366-0337
Facebook | bayoutecheexperience@gmail.com                    
Canoe 2 
Schriever, LA    
T 985-413-9509   
Baton Rogue, LA
Pack and Paddle
Lafayette, LA 
T 337-232-5854
The Backpacker
Baton Rouge, LA 
T 225-925-2677
Oxbow Paddle Company
6716 False River Road
Oscar, LA
T 225-485-8999 



Atchafalaya National Heritage Area

• National Park Service affiliate
• "Passport to Your National Parks" Program
• Member of Alliance of National Heritage Areas
National Park Service Affiliate Louisiana Travel - Pick Your Passion Alliance of National Heritage Areas Gulf Coast States Geo-Tourism