Fausse Point State Park

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John Williams

Destination Distance From Downtown

27.0 miles

Difficulty

2 of 5 diamonds

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Time To Complete

A few hours to a weekend

Review

There are a number of options with using the canoe trails within Fausse Pointe State Park.  The paddling is along borrow pits, pipeline canals and bayous.  The trails are marked by colors: Red, Orange, Blue etc.  Pick up a map when you pay at the gate to go into the park to see the color markings for each trail.  There are paddle-in campsites that you can rent from the park as well - perfect for your first overnight paddle trip!

Conditions to consider: The routes are well marked and easy to paddle.  Currents are a small issue - but not much.

Click here for a PDF map of the 7.7 mile loop paddle trail: http://packpaddle.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/LakeFausePoint_DOQQ.pdf

Click here for a PDF map of all the Lake Fausse Point Paddle Trails: http://packpaddle.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/faussepoint_paddle_trail.pdf

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Location

Fausse Point State Park

5400 Levee Rd
St. Martinville, LA, 70582
30.066272, -91.611192

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