Lake Pontchartrain / Pontchartrain Beach

Continent
North America
Country
Louisiana (USA)
Next Big City
New Orleans
Next Town
New Orleans
 
Type:
Lake
Rider Ability:
Intermediate
Features:
Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Wave breaker, Rocks, Stakes
Quality:
Cloudy
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Old amusement park with sand beaches between rock jetties. Lots of old pilings. Be careful.

Beach

Type:
Grass, Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Rocks, Concrete, Other
Beach Users:
None

Look out for old pilings and concrete.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, October, November, December
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
N, NNE, NE, WNW, NW, NNW
Main Direction:
N, NNE, SE, SSE, S, NW, NNW

North facing beach. Best winds are cold fronts in the fall and winter.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Park on the West side and walk in.

Extra information

Rules
None

Nightlife

New Orleans offers lots of places to go crazy.