Canoe Caddo Lake's Majestic Cypress Swamps

Paddle through the enchanting waterways of Caddo Lake State Park, exploring Saw Mill Pond, Big Cypress Bayou, and Hell's Half Acre Paddling Trail!


    $4 park entrance fee + $30 canoe rental/day


    More than 500 Miles from you


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Perfect for

For solo
For two

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  • Arrive at Caddo Lake State Park
  • Rent a canoe at the park office or unload your own
  • Begin paddling through Saw Mill Pond and Big Cypress Bayou
  • Optionally, experienced paddlers can explore Hell's Half Acre Paddling Trail
  • Enjoy the natural beauty of the park
  • Return the canoe (if rented) and exit the park

Location & Hours


245 Park Rd 2, Karnack, TX 75661

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Working Hours

Mon8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sat8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sun8:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Packing List

  • Comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing
  • Water shoes or closed-toe shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Insect repellent
  • Water bottle
  • Snacks

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