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The spillway "plain" is deceiving

When the Mississippi river is high and there is a threat of flooding, the corps of engineers open... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
nola714
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New Orleans, Louisiana
Interesting stop

Many folks drive over this key resource without giving it a second thought. It offers many scenic... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2015
LSUTraveller
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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

When the Mississippi river is high and there is a threat of flooding, the corps of engineers open the spillway gates to relieve pressure from the levees in and near New Orleans ... river water flows into Lake Pontchartrain at an amazing speed .. but...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

Many folks drive over this key resource without giving it a second thought. It offers many scenic opportunities and lots of fishing or other waterspouts activities into Lake Ponchartrain. From a flower sing prevention perspective, it does offer some pressure relief from the MS River...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2014

While driving up River Rd (the road along the river on the east bank) you can drive through the Bonne Carre Spillway. There are a few parking places where you can stop and get out and look over the Spillway and out to the grand...More

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