Scenic Rivers Prohibited Activities
The State of Louisiana prohibits the following activities on designated Scenic Rivers. These activities could have detrimental ecological impacts on these waterbodies.
- Channel realignment
- Clearing and snagging
- Reservoir construction (impoundments)
- Commercial clear-cutting of timber within 100 feet of the low watermark
- Use of a motor vehicle or other wheeled or tracked vehicle. Exception: permitted uses and direct crossings by immediately adjacent landowners, lessees, or other persons who have written permission from the landowner to access adjoining tracts of land for noncommercial activities in a manner that does not directly and significantly degrade the ecological integrity of the stream. Written permission must be in the person’s possession and include the landowner’s contact information.