Black Creek Hiking Trail

Type: Backcountry
Length: 40.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: DeSoto National Forest, Crosses DeSoto National Forest from NW of Wiggins to Paul B. Johnson State Park SE of Hattiesburg.
States: Mississippi
Counties: Forrest, Perry
Latitude: 30.91831   Longitude: -88.9663

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Mississippi's longest trail stretches for 41 miles, from Big Creek Landing to Fairley Bridge Landing. Hikers can travel from one to several days over rolling hills and through the flat land of the Black Creek flood plain. About ten miles of the trail passes through the Black Creek Wilderness.

Additional Details

Width: 30 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Soil

Average Grade: 2%
Elevation Low Point: 60
Elevation High Point: 300
Year Designated: 1985

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
DeSoto Ranger District
P.O. Box 248
Wiggins , MS 39577
(601) 928-4421



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