Category: Canoeing

The best guidebook for canoeing Black Creek

Black Creek is a National Wild and Scenic river in Southeast Mississippi, and it totally deserves that designation. ┬áThe 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 […]


Paddling Black Creek

Last week, Boy Scout Troop No. 124 of McComb embarked upon a five-day, 50-mile canoe-packing trek along Black Creek from the bridge at Dantzler Camp to the Highway 26 bridge outside Wiggins through the Black Creek Wilderness. Black Creek is named from the tannin-stained water and is described […]

Canoeing IC Lake

This was a windy day at the end of April when we were canoeing at IC Lake – a private lake in McComb Mississippi that was formerly owned by Illinois Central Railroad. ┬áThe Boy Scouts among us were working on the Canoeing Merit Badge and Cady heard that […]