Black Creek - National Wild and Scenic River

  

Black Creek, with it's deep, black water and white sand bars and colorful vertical bluffs, meanders through the De Soto National Forest with trees and flowering shrubs hanging over the banks.  Mississippi's only National Wild and Scenic River flows for 40 miles of within the National Forest.  Plants flourish and wildlife abounds.  Wood ducks and otters are often seen by those visiting the stream.  Primitive camping is allowed all along the stream within the National Forest and a number of trails can be accessed near the river.

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Hiking

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Nature Viewing

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Picnicking

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Water Activities

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