Custom Canoe/Kayak Paddle Trips

WITH TRANSPORTATION OF PADDLERS INCLUDED : 

This is a day-long self-guided paddle option for skilled groups. This paddle trip allows you to customize your paddle experience on the Bayou Vermilion and enjoy the bayou at your leisure. In this option, paddlers will be assuming the responsibility of their own safety on the bayou. Transportation of canoes and passengers will be provided to your choice of a number of access points along the Bayou Vermilion. Cost is $25 per person. A minimum of 10 persons per trip and 2 weeks reservation notice is required. Please specify your preference of canoes or kayaks for your trip. Contact Greg at RecAndEd@BayouVermilionDistrict.org or call 337.769.7283 for scheduling. 

TRANSPORTATION OF BOATS ONLY : 

This is a day-long self-guided paddle option for skilled groups. This paddle trip allows you to customize your paddle experience on the Bayou Vermilion and enjoy the bayou at your leisure. In this option, paddlers will be assuming the responsibility of their own safety on the bayou. Paddlers will also be responsible for providing shuttle transportation to and from the entry location as well as the take out location for paddle participants. Delivery and pick up of canoes will be provided by the Bayou Vermilion District. Cost is $15 per person. Minimum of 6 persons per trip and 2 weeks reservation notice is required. Please specify your preference of canoes or kayaks for your trip. Contact Greg at RecAndEd@BayouVermilionDistrict.org or call 337.769.7283 for scheduling. 

POSSIBLE ENTRY/TAKE OUT LOCATIONS ARE AS FOLLOWS : 

1. North Landing
    3604 Shadow Bluff Lane
    Boat Launch

2. Acadiana Park Nature Station
    1205 East Alexander St.
    Canoe/Kayak Launch, Nature Trail, Restrooms

3. Lake Martin (Access into Bayou Vermilion via Evangeline Canal)
    Rookery Road off of Lake Martin Hwy. 
    Canoe/Kayak Launch Site, Nature Trail

4. Bayou Vermilion District/Vermilionville 
    300 Fisher Road across from the airport
    Canoe/Kayak Launch, Historic Village, Restaurant, Restrooms

5. Beaver Park
    Plantation Road near East University Avenue and 1-49
    Boat Launch, Public Park, Fishing Pier, Restrooms

6. Rotary Point
    Off of East Bayou Parkway
    Boat Launch

7. Camellia Bridge
    Off of Bellaire Road
    Canoe/Kayak Launch

8. Southside Park
    Robley Drive near East Broussard Road
    Canoe/Kayak Launch, Public Park, Fishing Pier