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Sat, Apr 09


Bayou Bodcau (downstream side of dam)

Bodcau Dam to Hwy 157 Paddle

Join us for an absolutely gorgeous 4 mile paddle on Bayou Bodcau!

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Bodcau Dam to Hwy 157 Paddle
Bodcau Dam to Hwy 157 Paddle

Time & Location

Apr 09, 2022, 10:00 AM

Bayou Bodcau (downstream side of dam), Bayou Bodcau Dam, Haughton, LA 71037, USA


About the event

When:  Saturday, April 9th  - Arrive by 10:00 am;  Shuttle cars to take-out at 10:30 am; Paddles in the water at 11:00 am

Where: Boat launch on the downstream side of the Bayou Bodcau Dam 

Google map to launch: 


Contact:  Roy O'Neal -

Scenic 4 mile bayou paddle on Bodcau Bayou from the downstream side of the dam to the take out at Hwy 157 (twin bridges).

There are restrooms at the put in location only.

No cost but you do need to "check in" at Bodcau either at the iron ranger station at the top of the Bodcau Dam Road or using the Louisiana Dept of Wildlife and Fisheries phone app. 

Be at the launch by 10:00am to get boats ready then we will shuttle vehicles to the take out by 10:30am.   Paddlers in the water by 11:00am

What to bring: kayak/canoe, paddle, paddle lanyard, carabiners, bug spray, sunblock, PFD, good water shoes, water, snack.

Put in: Boat launch on the downstream side of Bodcau Dam. 

Take out: Hwy 157 ("twin bridges") in Benton

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