Calling all kayakers and canoeists in Louisiana Cajun country: we are a growing community of people who enjoy kayaking, canoeing, meeting other paddlers, and discovering new places to paddle in South Louisiana. Are there places you want to paddle but do not want to go on your own? There are hundreds of bayous, rivers, swamps and coastal marshes to explore throughout south central Louisiana. It is free to become a member and get updates via email on trips we plan; there is also no obligation to be a part of our community, just a love for the outdoors and a desire for adventure.

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  • June 14 · 2:00 PM

    Have ya'll ever kayaked Lake Martin?

    9 Paddlers

    "I went yesterday and spent about 2 hrs before sunset, it was hot and there was not a lot of shade but some. I don't know if there is a place to get out and walk and/or... Learn more
  • June 7 · 2:30 PM

    It's a beautiful day to kayak!

    1 Member

    I just bought a beautiful new kayak! I plan on hitting the water shortly and for my maiden voyage, I plan on paddling the route below. It should be interesting since I... Learn more
  • May 24 · 8:00 AM

    Race on False River

    2 Paddlers | 2 Photos

    The War of the Oars is on May 24th if anybody is interested: http://falseriverpaddleclub.wix.com/home#!events/czpx
  • May 17 · 9:00 AM

    water trip anyone?

    3 Paddlers | 4.50 4.502

    Is anyone game on meeting in Lake Charles at Bayou Kayak rentals on May 17th Reservation is required......for a single kayak cost is $15 for two hours or $35 for half a... Learn more
  • October 20, 2013 · 3:00 PM

    Bayou Vermilion Boat Parade

    4 Paddlers

    http://www.vermilionville.org/events/bayou-vermilion-festival-boat-parade Follow the link and sign up! I did this parade last year and had a blast. There is a wonderful... Learn more
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What's new

  • New Member
    Samantha Collins Samantha Collins joined
    2 days ago
    Samantha Collins
    "Hi. I am new to the area and am very excited to explore the area more. I am an avid outdoor adventurer!"
  • New Member
    Salvadore' Espina Salvadore'­ Espina joined
    5 days ago
    Salvadore' Espina
    "An American inspiring artist."
  • New Member
    Lynn Lynn­ joined
    August 9
    Lynn
    "I am retired and love the outdoors. I have three grown children and am looking for new adventures."
  • New Member
    Denise Fears Denise Fears joined
    July 29
    Denise Fears
    "My husband, son and I just kayaked for the first time this past weekend and loved it! We are also new to the area..."
  • New RSVP
    Mark Mark­ RSVPed Yes­ for Indian Bayou WMA afternoon paddle
    July 20
  • New Member
    Doug Doug­ joined
    July 19
    Doug
    "Looking for adventure"
  • New Member
    Heather Schilling Heather Schilling joined
    July 16
    Heather Schilling
    "Hi! I'm a paddle boarder. Looking to meet others to explore the area with."
  • New Member
    Rachel Tilton Rachel Tilton joined
    July 10
    Rachel Tilton
    "I'm Rachel from Orange County, CA. I was in a hiking group before having knee surgery and then moving out here 2 months ago. I play Ice Hockey and love the outdoors! Just trying to figure out how to enjoy them out here without having to kill anything"
  • New Member
    Quinn Martin Quinn Martin joined
    July 10
    Quinn Martin
    "New to kayaking, totally by accident... Born in south LA and spent my youth in the swamps, marshes, bays, gulf, and a few ocean races. I'm an accomplished catamaran sailor, windsurfer, scuba diver, swimmer, as well as a few other sports."
  • New Member
    Adam Adam­ joined
    July 9
    Adam
    "My name is Adam and I am new in town. I am fascinated by everything down here and want a chance to get on the water."
 
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