Loved by both residents and visitors since 1972. Canoe and Trail has offered canoe and kayak swamp tours, educational outings for schools and youth groups, Moonlight Paddles and Twilight Paddle Tours seasonally, and other wilderness experiences all within a short distance of New Orleans, Louisiana.  Our guides are experienced, passionate, and eco-friendly outdoor enthusiast. Canoe and Trail is a locally owned family business operated by a father and son team. We are eager to share the beauty of the Louisiana swamps and bayous with all adventurers both expert and novice. Join us and enjoy a day in the Louisiana outdoors canoeing, kayaking, birding or hiking through the swamps, wetlands, and rivers surrounding New Orleans. Transportation is available on our Daily Canoe and Kayak Swamp Tours and some Twilight paddles. 


#1 Boat Tour on TripAdvisor.com for New Orleans


Moonlight & Twilight Paddles

Enjoy sunset on Lake Pontchartrain after a leisurely paddle down the bayou


Special Events

WE OFFER A VARIETY OF special event TOURS SUCH AS OUR Annual Post Thanksgiving Paddle, Christmas Family Paddle, WWNO Paddle and more…


A special event on Sunday March 24th supporting our local public radio station WWNO. Come explore a scenic bayou on the Northshore just 45 minutes from New Orleans. As always Louisiana Master Naturalist guides will lead you on down the bayou with WWNO staff members joining in the fun.