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Lake Maurepas - Kayak Trip / Canoe Trip

Report Type: Day Trip Report
Trip Dates: May 23, 2009
Nearest City: New Orleans, LA
Difficulty: Easy
Submitted by: Tim

Description:

Launched at the boat launch. Took the small waterway west of Ruddock went through until we reached the large waterway which leads to Lake Maurepas. Lots of gators to see, especially in the small waterway which is really quiet.

After about .7 miles we entered Lake Maurepas, cooled off and ate launch before turning back. A very nice mixed trip with both lake and river.

A relaxing trip, fairly short and easy. The only problem, there is not anywhere to beach or go ashore so make sure you are comfortable in your kayak.

Accommodations:

Just a boat launch

Outfitting:

Kayaks used: Sevylor Pointer k1 and Pelican Pursuit 100

Fees:

No

Directions:

Take I-55 to exit 7 Ruddock

Resources:

mapquest.com


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