​​​​​CULTURE on the Manchac Greenway

Restaurants:

Frenier Landing, Frenier, (map no. 3) - (985) 224-2178, https//www.frenierlanding.com

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/frandimg/


Fat Boy's Seafood Kitchen, Akers, (map no.15) - (985) 386-5823

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=139224792798781


Middendorfs Seafood Restaurant, Akers, (map no. 14) - (985) 386-6666 

Website - https://www.middendorfsrestaurant.com,

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/middendorfs


The Fuel Dock, Akers  (only accessible by boat) - (985) 386-0870

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheFuelDock/

Attractions:


Cajun Pride Swamp Tours, Laplace (map no. 1) - 504-467-0758, 800 467 0758,
Website - https://www.cajunprideswamptours.com

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/CajunPrideSwampTours/

Zip NOLA zip line, Laplace, (map no. 1) - 504-350-0947, 

Website - http://www.zipnola.com

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ZipNOLA/


Walking Trails:

Swampwalk Boardwalk, Joyce WMA (map no. 23)

Swamp Trail, Maurepas Swamp WMA (map no. 5)

Taverns:

Gator's Den, Galva, (map no. 12) - (985) 386-7902

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/gators.den.7

Millside, Ponchatoula - (985) 386-2676

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Millside-Restaurant-160660740651596/

Its just past the Greenway on the south side of Ponchatoula, where all the swampers go.

Sun Buns, I-55 Canal in Akers (only accessible by boat/water taxi) - (504) 415-6681,

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/sunbunsbar/


The Fuel Dock, Akers  (only accessible by boat) - (985) 386-0870

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheFuelDock/

Beacon Lakeside, Galva, (map no.
12) - (985) 386-0880

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/The-Beacon-Lounge-and-Lakeside-204455282909733/

Seafood and Specialty Store:

Reno’s Seafood & Quickstop, Akers, (map no.
15) - (985) 386-5842

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Renos-Seafood-787887734657563/

Canoe & Kayak Tours and Clubs:

Bayou Haystackers (club) - (985) 687 5134, https://bayouhaystackers.com/

Louisiana Lost Lands Environmental Tours - 504-858-7575, https://lostlandstours.org/2017/08/01/home/

Kayakitiyat -  (985) 778-5034, (512) 964-9499,  https://kayakitiyat.com/

Canoe & Trail Adventure - (504) 233-0686, https://www.canoeandtrail.com/

Sierra Club/Honey Island Chapter (club) – https://www.sierraclub.org/louisiana/honey-island-group

Wild Louisiana Tours -  (985) 205-1527, https://www.wildlouisianatours.com/

Gravity Trails  - 920-854-9292, https://www.gravitytrails.com/


Running Groups:

New Orleans Running Systems, Inc. - 504 468 1488,https://nolarunning.com

Club South Runners – 225 281 3233,https://www.clubsouthrunners.net 

Cycling: 

New Orleans Bicycle Club –
http://www.neworleansbicycleclub.org

Crescent City Cyclists – https://crescentcitycyclists.org/

Bike Easy - 
https://bikeeasy.org 

Baton Rouge Bike Club - https://www.batonrougebikeclub.com

Boating: 

Manchac Boat Assoc. - Facebook, c/o Mary Haley - ads@ponchatoula.com

Wildlife/Birding:

Louisiana Wildlife Federation - 225-344-6707,https://lawildlifefed.org

Louisiana Dept. Wildlife & Fisheries -
https://www.wlf.louisiana.gov 

Sierra Club, Honey Island Group -
https://www.sierraclub.org/louisiana/honey-island-group

Baton Rouge Audubon Society -
http://www.braudubon.org

Orleans Audubon Society -
https://jjaudubon.net


Tourism:

Louisiana - https://www.louisianatravel.com/

Metro Baton Rouge - https://www.visitbatonrouge.com

Metro New Orleans - https://www.neworleans.com

Tangipahoa Parish - https://www.tangitourism.com

River Parish Tourism Commission - https://www.lariverparishes.com

Colleges and Universitys:

Southeastern Louisiana University Turtle Cove Environmental Research Station, (map nos. 9,
13) - https://www.southeastern.edu/acad_research/programs/turtle_cove/
https://southeastern.edu/acad_research/programs/turtle_cove/assets/boardwalk_pdf_files/brochure_2011.pdf
https://www.facebook.com/TurtleCoveERS/ 

Associations:

Manchac Boat Association

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Manchac-Boat-Association-151828271521280/

Save our Manchac

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/smanchac/


Fishing:

Marshland Sports - (985) 507-3407

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/MarshlandSports/

Northpass Bassmasters

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Northpass-Bassmasters-440690902740715/

Florida Parish Bass Anglers

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/fpbassanglers/

Louisiana Wildlife & Fisheries Dept. Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs):

Joyce WMA, (map nos. 9,
21, 22, 23) - https://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/page/joyce

Manchac WMA, (map nos. 9, 13)- https://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/page/manchac

Maurepas Swamp WMA (map nos. 5, 6) - https://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/page/maurepas-swamp

Planting Cypress Trees to Restore the Isthmus of Manchac: Volunteers needed.

Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana - (225)767-4181, https://www.crcl.org

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/CRCL1988

Pontchartrain Conservancy - (985) 634-4243, https://scienceforourcoast.org/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/PontchartrainConservancy/

Louisiana Wildlife Federation - (225) 344-6707, https://lawildlifefed.org/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/louisianawildlifefederation/

Light Industry:

South Tangipahoa Parish Port Commission, Port Manchac - (985) 386-9309, https://www.portmanchac.com


Railroads:

Canadian National Railway - https://www.american-rails.com/cdnlry.html


Fire Department: The linchpin of the community.

Manchac Fire Department, Akers, (14, 17) - (985) 386-4121. http://www.dss.state.la.us/directory/office/8398

Facebook

Home and Camp Life:

At Frenier, Akers, Galva, Owl Bayou area neighborhoods and on the I-55 Canal, including the Manchac Fire Dept.'s Manchac docks for the "Manchac Fishing Fleet." (map nos 4, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18) - https://www.topozone.com/louisiana/tangipahoa-la/stream/owl-bayou/ (map courtesy of Topozone)