Bonnet Carre Spillway

Quick Facts

Bonnet Carre Spillway


(985) 764-0126

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Things To Do


Over the years, the Bonnet Carre Spillway has developed into an extensively used outdoor recreation area with approximately 250,000 visitors enjoying the spillway each year. The public is allowed acccess provided their activities do not interfere with the operation and maintenance of the project. These lands and waters provide opportunities for fishing, crawfishing, hunting, dog training, camping, and wildlife watching. More specialized activities include retriever dog field trials and model airplane flying competitions. The spillway contains two boat launching sites and a primitive campground, provided by St. Charles Parish. Additional on-site management is planned to enhance the recreation and natural resource values of the project lands and waters. The project office is located on the Mississippi River in Norco, LA.

Map of Bonnet Carre Spillway

Latitude, Longitude: 30.003632, -90.445976



  • Boating

    Boating is allowed.

  • Bicycling

    Biking is allowed.

  • Camping

    Please contact park services for more information.

  • Fishing

    Fishing is allowed.

  • Hunting

    Hunting is allowed.

  • Picnicking

    Enjoy a picnic!

  • Water Sports

    Enjoy water sports!



Take Highway 61 to Highway 48 (Apple Street) into Norco. Turn right at River Road and go 1 mile.

Phone Numbers


(985) 764-0126