This lower Mississippi River water trail is a paddling guide that was put together by River Gator, a website started to give experienced paddlers information about paddling from St. Louis to the Gulf of Mexico. This trail starts near Vidalia and takes paddlers by the Three Rivers Wildlife Management Area and the Red River National Wildlife Refuge.
Tour du Teche is hosting its sixth annual Tour du Teche, a 135-mile staged race from Port Barre to Berwick Oct. 2 - 4.
Race 1 is the Tour du Teche 135 Oct. 2 - 4 from Port Barre to Berwick.
Race 2 is the 30-mile Crawfish, Friday, Oct. 2, from Port Barre to Poche's in Breaux Bridge.
Race 3 is the 49-mile Acadian, Friday, Oct. 2, from Port Barre to St. Martinville.
Race 4 is the 24-mile Hot Sauce, Saturday, Oct. 3, from St. Martinville to New Iberia.
Race 5 is the 59-mile Sugar, Saturday, Oct. 3, from St. Martinville to Franklin.
The Bayou Vermilion District, Lafayette Consolidated Government, CGI and the Bayou Vermilion Preservation Association have launched a collaborative interactive online paddle trail map for that details the Bayou Vermilion Paddle Trail. This innovative tool allows paddlers and boaters to navigate points of interest along the waterway. Users can locate and identify recreation areas, boat and canoe launches, businesses and other amenities from the northernmost access point on the Bayou Vermilion District's North Landing all the way to public boat launch in the Intracoastal Canal.