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Spring has sprung and the trees are beautiful, however, we are ready for the cool snaps to be over. Do not let that stop you taking a tour as we provide blankets for your comfort. The water is still high but not enough to cause any problems. It is breathtaking in the water forest so…

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Spring has sprung, the Red Buds, Wysteria and other blossom trees are beautiful right now. The water has gone down a lot and we enjoyed a bumper spring break. We met lots of wonderful people and had great fun showing them this incredible lake. Come by and see us, call or book online for your…

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GREAT NEWS, as of this Saturday, March 10th, we will be resuming our tours of Caddo Lake. They are forecasting rain on Saturday but we are hoping most of it goes to the east of us. We are looking forward to being back in business and meeting all the wonderful folks who ride with us.

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As of February 26th at 10am our tours are suspended until further notice due to Caddo Lake being in flood. We will be putting updates on this site as they become available. Hopefully it will not be for long as Spring Break is upon us.

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Thank you to all who made this Thanksgiving season so wonderful. We rode many people from all over the world and enjoyed showing them this mystical, magical lake. The Christmas season is upon us and the weather is warm, so get away from all the hustle and bustle and take a relaxing tour of Caddo….

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The staff, Captain Ron, Ron H, Jean and Panda would like to wish everyone a very happy Thanksgiving. We will be open Wednesday, closed on Thanksgiving day but will open again on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The weather is very changeable but we have blankets that you can either purchase or borrow to make you…

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The wonderful fall temperatures is making for some great tours back into the water forest. The cypress trees are beginning to turn their beautiful burnt orange colors and mixed with all the other fall colors makes for a great visual tour of Caddo lake. So come on out to Big Pines Lodge restaurant where we…

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Fall at Caddo

Fall is almost upon us here in Northeast Texas and the Bald Cypress are just beginning to get a little color. The Cypress will brighten up more after our next cold front. Last year’s color change was unremarkable as we never got a good cold front during the early part of October, or for all…

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Summer is coming to a close and the days are getting cooler and shorter. We will soon have to stop our 6pm tours of Fridays and Saturdays due to light restriction so come and take your evening tour while you can. The trees will soon be starting to turn, the Cypress being first to do…

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Hey Folks, it is 4th of july weekend and tours are filling up fast. Please book online early to ensure the tour time you want to see the water forest or give us a call to assist you with a reservation. This mornings first tour we were surprised to see the North American Wood Stork,…

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About Us

Captain Ron’s Swamp Tours board at Big Pines Lodge Restaurant, 756 Pine Island Road, Karnack, Texas. We provide guests with a colorful narration of the history of Caddo Lake and its surrounding areas.

903-679-3020

756 Pine Island Road, Karnack, TX 75661