Polk Bayou
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Polk Bayou

Polk Bayou

Polk (or Poke) Bayou feeds into the magnificent White River and is one of the Batesville area's most historically important waterways. 

Aside from its prominent role in the establishment of the Batesville area, Polk Bayou has become a leading tourism draw. Polk Bayou offers visitors the chance to experience the natural beauty of the Batesville area whether it is through fishing, canoeing, kayaking or bird watching. 

The Polk Bayou has several great options for floating:

Directions to White Dr. on Hwy 65 Put-In (4.5 miles) to White River Take-Out

Directions to Allen Road Put-In (11 miles) to White Drive (Hwy 65) Tak-Out

Directions to White River/Polk Bayou Confluence Take-Out (4.5) miles from White Dr.

Oneal Outfitters offers great rates on boat rentals and shuttles