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Smith Bayou

Smith Bayou

The Atchafalaya Basin, or Atchafalaya Swamp, is the largest swamp in the United States. Located in south central Louisiana, it is a combination of wetlands and river delta area where the Atchafalaya River and the Gulf of Mexico converge. The Atchafalaya is unique among Louisiana basins because it has a growing delta system with nearly stable wetlands.

The Atchafalaya Basin,[p] or Atchafalaya Swamp, is the largest swamp in the United States. Located in south central Louisiana, it is a combination of wetlands and river delta area where the Atchafalaya River and the Gulf of Mexico converge.

Louisiana Irises (a species of five) are blooming in the swamps and bayous of Louisiana by the millions right now. This color blooms in swampy, wetlands and the rust colored ones grow in drier soil. Photo taken 3/17/12 by Coleen Perilloux Landry

Louisiana Irises (a species of five) are blooming in the swamps and bayous of Louisiana by the millions right now. This color blooms in swampy, wetlands and the rust colored ones grow in drier soil. Photo taken by Coleen Perilloux Landry

Tree, Cypress Flats, Alligator Bayou, near Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Cypress Tree, Cypress Flats, Alligator Bayou sunrise, near Baton Rouge, LA

Cypress tree in a Louisiana bayou Cypress tree *** By Thomas Spayth

New Orleans Outdoor Companion: A paddle on Shell Bank Bayou in the Manchac Swamp WMA, Louisiana

Shell Bank Bayou in the Maurepas WMA about 25 miles northwest of New Orleans, LA. Dense, free-floating mats of water hyacinth.

Alligator seen on Cajun Encounters Swamp Tour - Slidell, LA....this would be a sweet detour on our way to florida, its only 23 buck a person

Alligator seen on Cajun Encounters Swamp Tour - Slidell, LA.this would be a sweet detour on our way to florida, its only 23 buck a person

Bayou Benoit Sunrise, .- Bayou Benoit is a gut located just 12.5 miles from Saint Martinville, in St. Martin Parish, in the state of Louisiana,  near Dauterive Landing, LA. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including yellow bass, bluegill, sucker, white bass, crappie, channel catfish, sunfish and yellow perch here.

Good Morning from Louisiana! Here's a gorgeous bayou sunrise shot from Bayou Benoit in the Atchafalaya Basin. Many thanks to Ben Pierce Photography for sharing. Check out his page for more lovely photos!

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