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Paddling Through Time Details

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This guided paddle includes both the natural and cultural history of the area as well as a basic introduction to proper canoeing techniques. Each excursion lasts 2-3 hours.

Download a Canoe Tour Registration Form


  • These outings were designed for adults, but children 5 and older may participate.  
  • Only children 10 and older may paddle. 
  • Younger children will sit in the space between the seats.
  • Be prepared to paddle for 2-3 hours! 
  • There is no current, however occasionally you may need to paddle into the wind. 
  • Participants should plan on paddling for the majority of the trip. 
  • All equipment and canoes are provided! 
  • You must pre-register in order to participate.
  • See Events page for trip dates.
  • Cost for paddlers is $10 and children 5-9 years old are $5. 
  • Friends of Louisiana Wildlife Refuges, Inc. members pay $5 per paddler. 

Deliver or mail your registration and payment (check or money order) to: Friends of Louisiana Wildlife Refuges, Inc. / Canoe Outings / 61389 Hwy 434 / Lacombe, LA 70445.  

After your registration is received you will receive a confirmation email. If you have not received this confirmation email, you ARE NOT registered.   

Our Friends group is located at the Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center. The Visitor Center is open Thursday – Saturday from 9:00 am till 4:00 pm. Applications may also be dropped off in person Monday - Wednesday at the administrative building of the Southeast Louisiana Refuges office.  

The Friends of Louisiana Wildlife Refuges, Inc., is a non-profit organization that supports the mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Fees will be used to maintain canoe equipment and hire seasonal interns to lead the tours.


Canoe Tour Registration Form  

Last Updated: Dec 31, 2014
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