Paddle Bayou La Batre 2016

About the Event

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Join The Bayou La Batre-Coden Historical Foundation while we celebrate a treasure of our heritage, the bayou, as we PADDLE BAYOU LA BATRE!
Paddlers will have an up-close and personal experience of being on a true working bayou, lined with shipyards, shrimpboats, oyster skiffs, and scenic natural vistas. Experience and learn about the bayou's history as you traverse the waters. Paddle under the vertical lift bridge, one of Bayou La Batre's landmarks.  Enjoy Bayou cuisine afterwards.
The trip is approximately 6 miles with an option to take out at 2.5 miles.

Canoe and Kayak rentals available


August 26th - October 4th
Registration the day of the event will be limited.
Please contact Tracy, if you plan to register the day of the event to ensure availability.

This event will not be rescheduled due to weather and there will be no refunds of registration fees.

Proceeds from this event are going to three local organizations:

Organized 1974, The Bayou La Batre-Coden Historical Foundation endeavors to preserve our local history.

Alma Bryant High School Archery Team - The Hurricanes Archery Team has won the Alabama National Achery in Schools (NASP) for seven consecutive years.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

08:00 Check-in Begins
08:35 Last Shuttle Departs Take-out Site
08:45 Opening Remarks
09:00 Paddle Begins
12:30 Lunch Served
13:00 Door Prizes and Raffle Drawing

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  • Bayou La Batre-Coden Historical Foundation
  • Bayou La Batre Logo
City of Bayou La Batre
  • Instrument Technical Services, Inc.
  • Road ID Logo
 Road ID

Thanks to our 2015 contributors:
Alabama Marine Resources
Alabama Power
Coca Cola Bottling Co
Dunkin Lewis
Esfeller Construction
Mobile Baykeeper
Nature's Bakery
Rodriguez Shipbuilding
St Margaret Church.
Tide Marine Supply

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