Yellow Bayou Paddling Trail

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NEARBY CITIES:

Franklin, Garden City, Centerville and Patterson

MILEAGE:

Approximately 6 miles round trip

TYPE OF TRAIL:

Loop route

SKILL LEVEL:

Beginner

DIFFICULTY:

Easy

APPROXIMATE PADDLING TIME:

3 hours

USUAL CURRENT:

None

NOTES & PRECAUTIONS:

Invasive grasses may clog waterway. Be aware of hunting season. May through September can be very hot! Bring sunscreen, plenty of water and bug spray.

ACCESS:

  • Verdunville Boat Launch #1- From Hwy. 90, take the Centerville/Burns Point exit. Head towards Centerville on Hwy. 317. At the red light, take a left onto Hwy. 182. Take a right to cross the Centerville Bridge over the Bayou Teche. At the stop sign, take a right onto Hwy. 87. Travel about two miles until you come to a paved road on the left. Turn left and head to the levee. Turn left onto the road on the side of the levee. The boat landing will be approximately one mile on your left.

    GPS: N 29 46’ 30.7” W -91 24’ 23.6”


Links

Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau
Morgan City Office
900 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd
Morgan City, LA 70380

Phone: (985) 380-8224;
(800) 256-2931 
Fax: (985) 380-2876

Hours:
Monday - Friday,
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday,
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Franklin Visitor Center & Rest Area
15307 Hwy. 90 West, Frontage Rd
Franklin, LA 70538

Phone: (337) 828-2555

Hours: Monday - Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce
Morgan City Office 
727 Myrtle St
Morgan City, LA 70380

Phone: (985) 384-3830
Fax: (985) 384-0771

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Franklin Office
600 Main St
Franklin, LA 70538

Phone: (337) 828-5608
Fax: (337) 828-5606

Hours: Monday - Friday,
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


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