Baton Rouge is at the heart of the Capital Cravings trail. Come explore the diverse offerings on this trail including market fare, food trucks, upscale dining and casual cajun cuisine.
Pack & Paddle is hosting its first paddleboard yoga class at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Fieldcrest Park in Youngsville. The price is $45 per person (reservations required) and includes a stand up paddleboard, paddle, PFD and instruction. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and shoes that can get wet and will grip on the board. They should also bring water. Participants must have either experience in either stand up paddleboarding or yoga to take this class. Click here for more information.
Pack & Paddle is hosting a basic kayaking course Wednesday, Oct. 15, at Lake Martin. The class will begin at 4:30 p.m. (participants should meet at Lake Martin at 4:15 p.m.). The cost of the course is $40 per person (registration is required) and includes a kayak, paddle, PFD and instruction. Participants should bring water and wear weather-appropriate clothing. Optional items to bring include a camera and a snack.
Follow the tasty Red River Riches Trail from Shreveport through Natchitoches and down to Alexandria. Community gardens, orchards, ethnic cuisine and pies make this a trail you won't want to miss!
Enjoy Louisiana's bounty of fresh seafood along the coast of southwest Louisiana - the Seafood Sensation Trail. Eat fresh crawfish, blue crabs, shrimp, allig...
Experience a tasty change of pace in St. Tammany Parish - Louisiana's Northshore. Farm to table meets elegant fine dining by some of the area's most talented chefs!
The Rivergator is a mile-by-mile paddle guide written for canoeists, kayakers, paddleboarders and anyone who is interested in paddling the lower Mississippi River in a human-powered craft. To celebrate the opening of the Rivergator: Lower Mississippi River Water Trail, Rivergator founder John Ruskey will paddle the Baton Rouge portion of the river at this time (dates are approximate). Visit www.rivergator.org to read blog updates about the trip or to find more information about this paddling resource.
Join BREC for a Halloween paddle from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the University Lakes in Baton Rouge. Participants are asked to place a lighted pumpkin on their kayak, canoe or paddle board during the paddle. There will also be a costume contest. Participants must provide their own watercraft. Participants must be at least 8 years old. Click here for more information.
This guided canoe tour at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at Lake Fausse Pointe State Park will teach paddlers about the surrounding area and the history of the park. Call 888.677.7200 or 229.4764 locally, or click here for more information.
The TECHE Project's third annual Shake Your Trail Feather Festival will take place Saturday, Oct. 18, from noon to 6 p.m. at Park des Ponts in Breaux Bridge. This fundraising event supports projects and maintenance of the Bayou Teche Paddle Trail. It is free to attend, and food, beverages, merchandise and official festival pins will be available for purchase.