Cypremort Point Paddling Trail #1

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NEARBY CITIES: Cypremort Point, Jeanerette, Charenton, Baldwin, Franklin
MILEAGE: Burns Point to Cypremort Point:
  • 36.6 miles (following the shoreline)
  • 25.3 miles (paddling across the bay)
TYPE OF TRAIL: Linear route - shuttle service may be necessary.
SKILL LEVEL: Experienced
APPROXIMATE PADDLING TIME: Approximately 12- 14 hours
USUAL CURRENT: Subject to coastal tides
NOTES & PRECAUTIONS: Saltwater trail with lots of open water! Self rescue is a must! High winds can cause choppiness in the water. Watch for high-speed boat traffic and sudden storms. May through September can be very hot! Bring sunscreen, plenty of water and bug spray. Restrooms available at Cypremort Point State Park.
  • Cypremort Point State Park (Quintana Boat Launch) - From Hwy. 90, take the Baldwin/Louisa Exit to Hwy. 83. Head west on Hwy  83. Cypremort Point State Park is 20 miles from the exit. From Hwy. 83 take a right onto Hwy. 319. Cross over the bridge. Cypremort Point State Park will be on your right. There will be a launch fee.

GPS: N29 43' 53.6" W-91 50' 26.0"

  • Burns Point - From Hwy. 90, take the Centerville/Burns Point Exit onto Hwy. 317. Head towards Burns Point. Travel 17 miles south on Hwy. 317, then right on Burns Point Lane. There is a small fee to enter the park. There are restrooms/shower facilities, picnic pavilions and RV/Tent sites. The campground is on East Cote Blanche Bay.


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