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Ready for adventure?

As we celebrate the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, we invite you to pick up your paddle or fishing rod to #MakeYourSplash and #FindYourWay on a river near you!

Bayou Teche Water Trail awarded $90k

The TECHE Project was awarded $90,000 for Bayou Teche improvements, specifically for the installation of new canoe/kayak docks/launches in towns and cities along Bayou Teche.

What's Happening on our Trails?
Mapping the National Water Trails

Explore our interactive map of National Water Trails near you or create your own using our mapping toolbox.

Newly Designated National Water Trails

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today announced the designation of three National Water Trails, adding more than 600 miles to the National Water Trails System. 

Apply for Designation

November 1 is the annual deadline for national water trail designation. Find out more about how to apply.