The Lower Mississippi River Water Trail

Appendix

Rivergator Appendix 5

Baton Rouge to Gulf of Mexico

Atchafalaya Resources Useful to Paddlers:

 

 

 

USACE 2012 Atchafalaya River and outlets to Gulf of Mexico

Navigation Chart Folio, 6th Edition

http://www2.mvn.usace.army.mil/ENG/EDSD/mapbooks/atch_nav_2012_map.asp

 

Atchafalaya Basin Map (LSU - Louisiana Geological Survey)

Full color, large scale map of the basin above Morgan City created by the LSU Louisiana Geological Survey.  Waterproof paper.  Features main channel, back channels, bayous, vegetation, campsites, roads, boat landings, levees, streams, and more.  Fold out or rolled in tube.  Satellite image on reverse side.  Important Note: does not include Atchafalaya or Wax Lake Deltas below Morgan City/Bayou Teche.  Contact the Louisiana Geological Survey at http://www.lgs.lsu.edu or call 225.578.8590.  Or call the DNR Atchafalaya Basin Program Office at 225.342.6437.  Folded map = $14.00 and Tubed map = $17.00

 

Atchafalaya River Basin River Gages

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/lmrfc/?n=atchafalayariverbasin

 

Atchafalaya Basinkeeper

http://www.basinkeeper.org/

 

Quinta Scott: Atchafalaya River Blog

https://quintascott.wordpress.com/category/atchafalaya-river/

 

John McPhee: The Control of Nature

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1987/02/23/atchafalaya

 

Bayou Teche Project

http://techeproject.org

 

Bayou Teche Water Trail

http://techeproject.org/bayou-teche-paddle-trail/

 

Atchafalaya National Heritage Area

http://www.atchafalaya.org