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Hike Caddo Lake State Park Canoe Trails

Karnack, Texas

Details

Distance

1.6 miles

Elevation Gain

219 ft

Route Type

Loop

Description

Added by Erin Newman-Mitchell

Caddo Lake State Park is a small yet quaint park located in East Texas.

Caddo Lake is located on the border between Texas and Louisiana. The Canoe Trail is an intermediate 1.6 mile loop trail within Caddo Lake State Park that takes you through the bald cypress trees of Caddo Lake and at one point even meets the water edge. The trail is very moderately hiked and the often becomes overgrown. This trail is perfect for those looking to get in a relatively short but decent hike. It's also a perfect opportunity to see the wildlife and the multitude of bird species of the Lake.

The trail is not handicap accessible as there are many steep inclines. The park is dog- and kid-friendly! Lots of mosquitoes though, so be sure to bring bug spray and watch out for poison ivy.

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Features

Canoeing
Fishing
Photography
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Lake
River
Scenic
Wildlife

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