Ouachita River

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Float 34 miles through Union Parish on the Ouachita River during this two-day camp/paddle from Felsenthal, Ark., to Sterlington, La. Compas coordinates are: Felsenthal South-33.0572/-92.1252; Sterlington Rec Area-32.7227/-92.064.2. Stop on day one for camping at Finch Recreation Area campground for no-water bathrooms, grills, picnic tables and tent camping (32.8661/-92.08). Also look for a break in the levy at 32.9299/92.0746 and enter the Nature Conservancy Mollicy Unit to explore a waterfowl wonderland. Be aware of oat traffic wake, random barge traffic and current around submerged logs during high water. For historical information about the river, visit www.ouachitariver.org. Click here for more information about the trail.