Map For Boating In Louisiana
There are many places to go boating in Louisiana
Boating opportunities abound in Louisiana. There are lakes and rivers for large craft and smaller streams and ponds for smaller vessels. Some allow power boats, others only allow electric motors, each providing a unique experience. Fishing and other watersports are available at most boating lakes throughout the state - depending on time of year and state-defined seasons.
Anacoco Lake is a 2,400-acre lake in the west-center part of the state, 5 miles west of Leesville, LA.
Atchafalaya Basin is a 596,000-swamp/river in south-central Louisiana west of Baton Rouge.
Black Bayou Lake is a 4,500-acre lake in the northwest corner of the state, at Hosston, LA.
Caddo Lake is a 26,500-acre lake in the northwest corner of the state, at Mooringsport, LA.
Caney Creek Reservoir is a 5,200-acre lake in the north-central part of the state, 4 miles southwest of Chatham, LA.
Cheniere Brake Lake, aka Cheniere Lake, is a 3,300-acre lake in the north-central part of LA, on the outskirts of West Monroe.
Cocodrie Lake is a 6,000-acre lake in the central part of the state, 6 miles north of Turkey Creek, LA.
Cross Lake is an 8,800-acre lake in the northwest part of the state, on the western outskirts of Shreveport, LA.
Cypress Bayou Reservoir is a 3,800-acre lake in the northwest corner of the state, at Benton, LA.
Grand Lake is a 42,000-acre lake in the south-central part of the state, 5 miles south of Lake Arthur, LA.
Lac des Allemands is a 12,000-acre lake in the southeastern part of the state, at Des Allemands, LA.
Lake Bistineau is a 15,500-acre lake in the north-central part of the state, 5 miles northwest of Ringgold, LA.
Lake Bruin is a 2,700-acre lake in the east-central part of the state, 2 miles north of St. Joseph, LA.
Lake Cataouatche is a 9,200-acre lake in southeast Louisiana, at New Orleans.
Lake Claiborne is a 5,800-acre lake in the north-central part of the state, at Homer, LA.
Lake D’Arbonne is a 15,200-acre lake in the northern section of Louisiana, at Farmerville.
Lake Iatt is a 6,600-acre lake in the north-central part of the state, 5 miles east of Colfax, LA.
Lake Maurepas is a 58,000-acre lake in the south central part of the state, at Maurepas, LA.
Lake Palourde is a 10,500-acre lake in the south-central part of the state, at Morgan City, LA.
Lake Rodemacher is a 3,200-acre lake in the central part of the state, 2 miles west of Boyce, LA.
Lake Salvador is a 53,000-acre lake in the southeast part of the state, at Barataria, LA.
Lake Verret is a 14,500-acre lake in the southeast part of the state, at Pierre Part, LA.
Saline Lake (Clarence) is a 7,600-acre lake in the central part of the state, 5 miles east of Clarence, LA.
Sibley Lake is a 2,000-acre lake in the west-center part of the state, at Natchitoches, LA.
Toledo Bend Reservoir is a 185,000-acre lake on the texas-Louisiana border between Logansport and Leesville, LA.
Turkey Creek Lake is a 4,000-acre lake in the east-central part of the state, 4 miles west of Wisner, LA.
Vernon Lake is a 4,200-acre lake in the west-center part of the state, 6 miles northwest of Leesville, LA.
Wallace Lake is a 2,500-acre lake in the northwest part of the state, 5 miles southeast of Shreveport, LA.
Use the map below to locate lakes and rivers nearby major cities including Bossier City, Logansport, Monroe, Natchitoches, Shreveport, Delhi, Ferriday, Jonesville, Oak Grove, Winnsboro, Crowley, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Leesville, Opelousas, Baton Rouge, Franklin, Hammond, Kenner and New Orleans.
Use the navigation and zoom arrows to locate your area of interest in Louisiana. Once you locate a specific area or city, zoom in closer and make note of bodies of water nearby. The scale on the map allows you to determine the length and width of the waterway and define its potential usability for boating with your particular watercraft. Always check with local water authorities for current lake levels.
Lakes and rivers in Louisiana
Some of the lakes in Louisiana include Caddo Lake, Cross Lake, Lake Iatt, Lake Bistineau, Toledo Bend, Catahoula Lake, Lake Bruin, Lake Saint John, Lovelace Lake, Turkey Creek Lake, Anacoco Lake, Cocodrie Lake, Grand Lake, Lake Henderson, Vernon Lake, Lac des Allemands, Lake Maurepas, Lake Palourde, Lake Salvador and Lake Verret.
Navigable rivers include Castor Creek, Red River, Boeuf River, Tensas River, Calcasieu River, Mermentau River, Pearl River and Tangipahoa River.