Louisiana Natural and Scenic Rivers Descriptions and Map

Natural and Scenic Rivers - RS 56:1847

 

1.  Abita River in St. Tammany Parish.

2.  Amite River - East Feliciana - From the Louisiana-Mississippi state line to La. Hwy. 37.

3.  Barnes Creek - from La. Hwy. 27 to the Calcasieu River in Allen and Beauregard parishes.

4.  Bashman Bayou - St. Bernard - From its origin to Bayou Dupre.

5.  Bayou Bartholomew - Morehouse - From the Louisiana-Arkansas state line to Dead Bayou.

6.  Bayou Bienvenue - St. Bernard - From Bayou Villere to Lake Borgne.

7.  Bayou Cane - St. Tammany - From its head waters to Lake Pontchartrain.

8.  Bayou Chaperon - St. Bernard - From its origin to its end.

9.  Bayou Chinchuba - St. Tammany - From the West Causeway approach south to Lake Pontchartrain.

10.  Bayou Cocodrie - Concordia - From Wild Cow Bayou to Little Cross Bayou.

11.   Bayou Cocodrie - Rapides, Evangeline - From U.S. Hwy. 167 to the Bayou Boeuf-Cocodrie Diversion Canal.

12.  Bayou D'Arbonne - Union, Ouachita - From the Lake D'Arbonne dam to its entrance into the Ouachita River.

13.  Bayou D'Loutre (L'Outre) - Ouachita, Union - From the Louisiana-Arkansas state line to its entrance into the Ouachita River.

14.  Bayou Des Allemands - Lafourche, St. Charles - From Lac Des Allemands to Lake Salvador.

15.  Bayou Dupre - St. Bernard - From the Lake Borgne Canal to Terre Beau Bayou.

16.  Bayou Kisatchie - Natchitoches - From its entrance into Kisatchie National Forest to its entrance into Old River.

17.  Bayou La Branche - St. Charles - From its source to where it drains into Lake Pontchartrain.

18.  Bayou LaCombe - St. Tammany - From its head waters to Lake Pontchartrain.

19.  Bayou Liberty - St. Tammany Parish.

20.  Bayou Trepagnier - St. Charles - From Norco to where it joins Bayou La Branche.

21.  Beckwith Creek - from its headwaters to the west fork of the Calcasieu River in Beauregard and Calcasieu parishes.

22.  Big Creek - Grant - From Hwy. 167 to its entrance into Little River.

23.  Black Lake Bayou - Red River, Winn, Bienville - From the Webster-Bienville parish line to Black Lake in Natchitoches Parish.

24.  Blind River - St. James, Ascension, Livingston, St. John - From its origin in St. James Parish to its entrance into Lake Maurepas.

25.  Bogue Chitto River - Washington, St. Tammany - From the Louisiana-Mississippi state line to its entrance into the Pearl River Navigation Canal.

26.  Bogue Falaya River - St. Tammany - the river from its headwaters to La. Hwy. 437 in the parish of St. Tammany.

27.  Bradley Slough (Bayou) - St. Tammany - All of that portion of the slough lying within the boundaries of St. Tammany Parish.

28.  Bundicks Creek - Vernon, Beauregard, and Allen - From its headwaters to Bundicks Lake and from Bundicks Lake to Whiskey (Ouiska) Chitto Creek.

29 a Calcasieu River - Vernon, Rapides - From La. Hwy. 8 east through Vernon Parish and all of that portion of said river lying within the boundaries of Rapides Parish.

29 b Calcasieu River - Allen, Jefferson Davis, and Calcasieu - From the mouth of the Whiskey (Ouiska) Chitto River in Allen Parish, south through Jefferson Davis Parish, and to its intersection with the Ward Eight Park in Calcasieu Parish.

30.  Comite River - East Feliciana, East Baton Rouge - From the Wilson-Clinton Hwy. in East Feliciana Parish to the entrance of White Bayou in East Baton Rouge Parish.

31.  Corney Bayou - Claiborne, Union - From the Louisiana-Arkansas state line to Corney Lake and Corney Lake Dam to Lake D'Arbonne.

32.  Dorcheat (Dauchite) Bayou - Webster - From the Arkansas state line to its entrance into Lake Bistineau.

33.  Drake's Creek - Vernon - from Lookout Road to its confluence with Whiskey (Ouiska) Chitto Creek located within Vernon Parish.

34.  Fish Creek - Grant - From its origin near Williana to its entrance into Little River.

35.  Hickory Branch - Beauregard, Calcasieu - From its headwaters to the west fork of the Calcasieu River.

36.  Holmes Bayou - St. Tammany - All of that portion of the bayou lying within the boundaries of St. Tammany Parish.

37.  Lake Borgne Canal - St. Bernard - From the Forty Arpent Canal to Bayou Dupre.

38.  Little River - Rapides, Grant, Catahoula, LaSalle - From the juncture of Dugdemona and Castor Creek to its entrance into Catahoula Lake.

39.  Middle Fork of Bayou D'Arbonne - Claiborne, Union From its origin near La. Hwy. 2 alternate to Lake D'Arbonne.

40.  Morgan River - St. Tammany - From its juncture with the Porters River to its reentry into the West Pearl River.

41.  Ouachita River - Morehouse, Union - From the north bank of Bayou Bartholomew at its intersection with the Ouachita River to the Arkansas state line.

42. Pearl Creek - Vernon - From La. Hwy. 111 to its entrance into Sabine River.

43.  Pirogue Bayou - St. Bernard - From Bayou Dupre to New Canal.

44.  Pushepatapa Creek - Washington - From where East Fork and West Fork join near state line to where it breaks up prior to its entrance into the Pearl River.

45.  Saline Bayou - Bienville, Winn, Natchitoches - From its origin near Arcadia to La. Hwy. 156 in Winn Parish.

46.  Saline Bayou - Catahoula, LaSalle - From Saline Lake to Larto Lake.

47.  Six Mile Creek - Allen, Vernon - Includes the East and West Forks and beginning at the boundary of Fort Polk Military Reservation (Lookout Road) and extending south through Vernon and Allen Parishes to its entrance into Whiskey (Ouiska) Chitto Creek.

48.  Spring Creek - Rapides - From Otis to Cocodrie Lake in Rapides Parish.

49.  Tangipahoa River - Tangipahoa - From the Louisiana-Mississippi state line to its entrance into Lake Pontchartrain.

50 a Tchefuncte River and its tributaries* - Washington, Tangipahoa, St. Tammany - From its origin in Tangipahoa Parish to its juncture with the Bogue Falaya River.

*tributaries include, but are not limited to, Beech, Champagne, Clark, Cowpen, Cypress, Hornsby, Horse, Mary, McClothlin, Mile, Rattlesnake, Savannah, Smith, Soap and Tallow and Timber branches, Flowers Bayou, Pruden, St. Pauls, Simpson and Tantella creeks in St. Tammany Parish; Black, Bull and Reedy branches, Snow and Taylor creeks in Tangipahoa Parish; Catca, Gorman, North Carson and South Carson creeks in Washington Parish; and all other direct tributaries of the Tchefuncte River.

50 b Tchefuncte River (excluding any tributaries) - St. Tammany - From the Bogue Falaya River to Lake Pontchartrain

51.  Ten Mile Creek - Rapides, Allen, Vernon - From the boundary of Fort Polk Military Reservation (Lookout Road) through Vernon Parish and all of that portion of said creek lying within the boundaries of Rapides and Allen Parishes.

52.  Terre Beau Bayou - St. Bernard - From Bayou Dupre to the New Canal.

53.  Tickfaw River - St. Helena - From the Louisiana-Mississippi state line to La. Hwy. 42.

54.  Trout Creek - LaSalle - From its origin near Hwy. 8 to its entrance into Little River.

55.  West Pearl River - Washington, St. Tammany - From the state line to its entrance into Lake Borgne.

56.  Whiskey (Ouiska) Chitto Creek - Vernon, Beauregard, Allen - From the boundary of Fort Polk Military Reservation (Lookout Road) to its entrance into Calcasieu River.

57.  Wilson Slough (Bayou) - St. Tammany - All of that portion of the slough lying within the boundaries of St. Tammany Parish.

Historic and Scenic Rivers - RS 56:1856

58.  Bayou Manchac - From the Amite River to the Mississippi River.

59.  Bayou St. John within the boundaries of Orleans Parish.

Last updated 12/20/2012