This is a nice place to camp and have easy access to whitewater. There are three drops in less than a 1/4 of a mile. The first two are pretty straight forward class I's. The third rapid is a class II with a diagonal ledge and a surf hole on river left. Call the Ranger Station at (318) 472-1840 for current conditions.
This rapid consists of a diagonal ledge with a play wave on the left and a creek type line on the right.
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Permits are not required for this reach.
From the intersection of I-49 and Highway 6 (Natchitoches) drive west on Hwy 6 for 4 miles. Turn left (south) on Louisiana Hwy 117 and proceed 16 miles to Forest Highway 59, Longleaf Trail Scenic Byway. Turn left (east) on FH 59 and go 7 miles to FR 321. Turn right (south) on FR 321 and go 4 miles to Forest Road 366. Turn right (west) on FR 366 and proceed to the end of the road.
This is a closeup of the wave in the third rapid.
This is the third rapid.
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