Cypremort Point / Burn's Point Paddling Trails

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Cypremort Point Paddling Trail  is located in Vermilion Bay and Cote Blanche Bay. Paddlers can put in and take out at Cypremort Point State Park and at Burn's Point. Cypremort Point has sandy beaches, open ocean, schools of fish, sailboats, pelicans, oil platforms and beautiful sunsets. Novice paddlers can put in here to fish in secluded bayous, or experienced paddlers can cross the bay to Burn's Point. 

Trails:  Trail #1 - Trail #2

022At Burn's Point, cypress and oak trees shade the quiet waters of East Cote Blanche Bay. Pelicans wheel and swoop over oil platforms and shrimp boats. Novice paddlers can fish around the park, or cross the bay to Cypremort Point State Park. Burn's Point Paddling Trail begins at the Baldwin Boat Launch on Bayou Teche, turns onto the Charenton Drainage and Navigation Canal and continues into the open waters of West Cote Blanche Bay. The trail ends at the landing in Cypremort Point State Park or Burn's Point Boat Launch.

The coast is low lying marsh except at Cote Blanche Island. Cote Blanche Island is one of the highest points of land along this coast, and it is also the location of one of Louisiana's coastal salt mines. This area offers an abundance of fishing opportunitites and myriad shore birds to view while paddling.

Six cabins are available to rent at Cypremort Point State Park: reservations are recommended and no tent camping is allowed. Camping at Burn's Point is first come, first served: no reservations. 


 

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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