Day Paddle on the Tangipahoa River
The Tangipahoa is a classic gulf coast stream with a meandering course, numerous white sand bars, heavily forested banks, modest currents and few signs of development. The “Tangi” has been designated a “state scenic stream” by the state of Louisiana
This paddle outing is an fund raising event for the Land Trust for Louisiana (LTL), the region’s premiere organization focused on preserving and protecting valuable natural areas and agricultural lands of Louisiana for current and future generations. LTL will provide biologists and naturalists that will describe the benefits of the areas flora and fauna and will provide a light refreshments at the end of the journey at Pine Knoll Farm.
Date: Sunday October 20th, 2013
Times: Meet at 9 am at Highway 40 Bridge in Independence. (Driving directions are below.) Take out will be in the mid afternoon.
Route: Our intrepid paddlers will paddle and float downstream on the Tangipahoa River to a take out on private land below the Tickfaw Bridge.
Canoe and Trail Adventures of New Orleans will provide a guide and will
outfit the paddlers providing canoes, paddles and life vests.
Driving Directions: Proceed to Independence, La, exit onto LA 40 from I 55 and proceed east through the town and across the bridge Tangipahoa River. Look for LTL signs to designate you have arrived to the departure destination!