Butte LaRose boat landing temporarily closed


MARTIN PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) – The Butte LaRose boat landing will be closed until further notice according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD).

The boat landing near the Atchafalaya Welcome Center in St. Martin Parish will be closed starting, Monday, August 16, 2021, at 10 pm until further notice according to the press release. DOTD said that the closure is due to low water levels caused by the drawdown at Henderson Lake.

The drawdown is being conducted by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) according to the press release and the boat ramp will remain closed until the drawdown is complete and the water has returned to a safe level according to the release.

“The Department apologizes for any inconvenience to the public,” DOTD.

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