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Ross Baringer, a Louisiana summer in photos

Manchac Swamp TourMeet a New Orleans GuideWildlife


Ross Baringer

a Louisiana summer in color.


The American alligator is undoubtedly the most famous resident of Louisiana swamps. Hollywood has given this animal a monstrous reputation, and while it is a dangerous predator it tends not to be aggressive. Alligator attacks are rare.

One of the most common sounds heard in the swamp is the deep croak of a bullfrog. Just like their French ancestors, the Cajuns of Louisiana consider frog legs a delicacy.

Many swamps are dotted with little wooden houses meant to encourage ducks to nest there. Beneath each house there is an upside down cone to keep snakes out; however, this intrepid gray rat snake has taken advantage of high water to get access to the tasty eggs inside.

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(Transportation Pickup Locations)  


Honey Island Kayak Swamp Tour: (At the corner of) 838 Esplanade Ave New Orleans, LA 70116


Manchac Swamp Tour: (In front of) 437 Esplanade Ave New Orleans, LA 70116


Swamp Kayak Tour and Plantation Tour: (At the corner of) 838 Esplanande Ave New Orleans, LA 70116


(Kayak Launch Locations)


Honey Island Kayak Swamp Tour: (Boat Launch just North of the Riverside Travel Center 65583 Pump Slough Rd. Pearl River, LA 70452) Take a left off the exit onto Pump Slough Rd. – Boat Launch will be on your right.


Manchac Swamp Tour: Lat: 30.16218 Long: -90.44475