The ecosystems in Louisiana’s swamps are as rich, varied and captivating as the region’s culture. So we decided to check in with our friends Jared and Eric at Beyond the Bayou, naturalists and guides at the acclaimed swamp tour operator, who were kind enough to share with us their favorite facts – including those about alligators and swamp monsters – about the beloved swamps they skim through daily.
Take it away, fellas!
The swamp is a magical place filled with unique wildlife, history, culture and mystery. There’s nothing quite like an adventure through a flooded forest, with sunlight flickering down through the canopy above, helping the water to seemingly dance as you glide through on a boat or kayak. Waterways filled with alligators and cypress knees attract visitors from around the world. Here are our favorite reasons why:
Written by: Beyond the Bayou
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