PLEASE BEWARE OF USING MAPQUEST/GOOGLE MAPS OR A GPS FOR DIRECTIONS BECAUSE THEY MAY LEAD YOU ASTRAY.

Your trip into the swamps of the Atchafalaya Basin will begin in the little community of Bayou Sorrel.  The meeting point we use is Dale’s Trading Post: 33115 Highway 75, Plaquemine, LA 70764.  The GPS may take you 1/2 a mile south of Dale’s Trading Post. Please see below for directions from several common starting points in Louisiana.

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From Lafayette

If you are coming from Lafayette, take I-10 East and take the exit for Hwy 1 South, go south on Hwy 1 to Plaquemine.  In Plaquemine turn right on Hwy 75 at the red light between McDonald’s and Burger King.  Follow Hwy 75 for 6.5 miles until it comes to a ‘T’  (you will see a red flashing light and a stop sign), turn left at the ‘T’ (you will still be on Hwy 75).  Follow this road for five miles and you will be in Bayou Sorrel.  The meeting point is Dale’s Trading Post, the first gas station on the left.

From Baton Rouge

If you are coming Baton Rouge, take I-10 west and stay in the right lane to take the Hwy 1 exit, go south on Hwy 1. In Plaquemine turn right on Hwy 75 at the red light between McDonald’s and Burger King.  Follow Hwy 75 for 6.5 miles until it comes to a ‘T’  (you will see a red flashing light and a stop sign), turn left at the ‘T’ (you will still be on Hwy 75).  Follow this road for five miles and you will be in Bayou Sorrel.  The meeting point is Dale’s Trading Post, the first gas station on the left.

From New Orleans

LA 404 ROAD CLOSURE in Iberville Parish

Beginning Monday, December 3, 2018, LA 404 will be closed to traffic through Sunday, December 16, 2018 in both directions of travel. The point of road closure is approximately 3.7 miles East of LA 75. Closure is required to make critical bridge repairs.

Detour Information

Use the right lane to take the I-10 W ramp to Baton Rouge. Merge onto US-90 BUS E. Merge onto I-10 W. Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 220 for I-310 S toward Boutte/Houma. Continue onto I-310 S. Take exit 10 for LA-3127 N toward Donaldsonville. Continue onto LA-3127 N. Turn right onto Hwy 70. Turn left onto Saint Louis Rd, Continue onto Tenant Rd. Turn left onto Belleview Rd. Turn left onto LA-75. The meeting point will be the first gas station on the left, Dales Trading Post. 

From Nottoway

LA 404 ROAD CLOSURE in Iberville Parish

Beginning Monday, December 3, 2018, LA 404 will be closed to traffic through Sunday, December 16, 2018 in both directions of travel. Closure is required to make critical bridge repairs.

Detour Information

From Nottoway, turn right onto the junction of LA 1, North to the junction of LA 75, then West on LA 75. The meeting point, Dales Trading Post will be the first gas station on the left.

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