Black Creek National Scenic River Birding & Wildlife Viewinglast updated: May 2016

The Black Creek extends 30 miles across the De Soto ranger district. Enjoy seeing wildlife, birds, wood ducks, and otters while floating along this scenic river. A 21 mile section of the creek is designated as the only National Scenic River in Mississippi.

  • Primitive camping is allowed along the river.
  • Two private outfitters provide canoe and kayak rentals for a fee.
  • Access to the shore is provided by five developed landings and numerous other undeveloped points.

Contact Black Creek National Scenic River Birding & Wildlife Viewing

DeSoto National Forest, DeSoto Ranger District
County Road 335
P.O. Box 248
Wiggins, Mississippi  39577
Phone: (601) 928-4422


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