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Louisiana - Hike & Paddle at Tickfaw State Park

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Tara Lusignan

Tickfaw State Park
Trail Rating: Green. Boardwalks/flat trails for the hike & slow moving river for the paddle (little to no current unless heavy rainfall)
Date: Aug 26
Time: 8:30 am
Distance: 3 mile hike then 1-2 mile paddle
Elevation Gain: 0
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: Meet at Visitor Center
30.382248, -90.631123
Dogs: no
Permits / Passes: $3 entry fee pp for park ; $20 canoe rental (1st come, 1st serve)
AllTrails Track: TBD
Kids: no
Men: no

Since it will be hot, We will do the hiking trails then jump into kayaks/canoes to (hopefully) have a cooler time on the water. Bring plenty of water, snacks.

Hiking section: The hiking trails are located on the map and in the comments section. Out and Back/loop: Nature Center trail- Cut Off trail-Gum Cypress trail-Nature Center trail. 

Paddling section: You can bring your own kayak, canoe or even paddleboard. They have canoes for rent $20, but its 1st come, 1st serve. Our hike starts at 8:30am, so if you need to rent a canoe, please arrive 8/8:15 to rent and then you will be able to pick it up after the hike. 

The hike will be first, so you can choose to not paddle. Post in the comments section to find canoe partners.

***As with all GWH events, you must sign the GWH waiver before attending – it takes less than a minute to sign, and once you’ve signed it once you’re good to go for all future meetups***

Any updates will be posted on the event thread via the pinned post, and I’ll update the event description if anything changes!

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