How about you and I take three and a half years off work and paddle canoes 28000 miles around North … Continue reading Happy are they who dream dreams and have the courage to make them come true!
Someone told me once that “adventurer” is a French word that means, “crummy planner.” I’m not 100% sure about that … Continue reading A handful of my most miserable misadventures
Exploring Coastal Mississippi by Scott B. Williams is a guidebook for exploring by boat (canoe, kayak…) the nooks and crannies of … Continue reading 8 must-read canoeing books
Some of these adventures are very vague and foggy in our minds, but others are starting to emerge from the … Continue reading 5 grand adventures from our bucket list
What an outstanding outdoor adventure travel book!
Mississippi Solo by Eddy Harris is the story of a man from Saint Louis that gets the idea to canoe the entire length of the Mississippi River from Lake Itasca in Minnesota to New Orleans Louisiana – some 2300 miles! Only problem is he is a city boy and has never done any camping or canoeing.
Black Creek is a National Wild and Scenic river in Southeast Mississippi, and it totally deserves that designation. The readily canoeable parts of the river comprise about 40-50 miles starting around Dantzler Camp south of Hattiesburg and winding past Brooklyn, MS through Desoto National Forest and the Black Creek Wilderness to end at either Fairley Bridge campground or the Highway 26 bridge outside Wiggins, MS. You can even canoe beyond that, but I hear it becomes slower and more like a bayou.
Last week, Boy Scout Troop No. 124 of McComb embarked upon a five-day, 50-mile canoe-packing trek along Black Creek from … Continue reading Paddling Black Creek