Clark Creek Natural Area, Woodville

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Clark Creek Natural Area is a public recreation area in the U.S. state of Mississippi located off Mississippi Highway 24 approximately west of Woodville. The state park's 700acre include approximately 50 waterfalls, some with up to 30ft drops. The park is used for hiking, bird watching, and geocaching.
The park was established in 1978 through the efforts of the Mississippi Wildlife Heritage Committee, the Nature Conservancy, Wilkinson County, David Bramlette, International Paper Company and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks.
The Nature Area has a mix of hardwood and pine forest with large beech and magnolia trees. The park includes the world record Mexican Plum and Bigleaf Snowbell and the state of Mississippi record Hophombeam. Several uncommon trees that can be seen are Southern Sugar Maple, Serviceberry, umbrella tree, pyramid magnolia, Chinquapin oak and witch-hazel. The federally endangered Carolina magnolia vine and many others are well marked.
The park includes migratory birds, various snake varieties (both venomous and non-venomous), a rare land snail, white-tail deer, chipmunks, the Southern red belly dace (a state endangered fish), foxes, coyotes, squirrels, armadillos, feral pigs, bobcats, cottontail rabbits and black bear as well as many other species.
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  • I’ve been doing Louisiana hiking for over 2 decades now. Clark Creek has been a destination for me for at least as many years. As more and more people discover the fact that you don’t have to board a ...  more »
  • I was worried we would t get waterfalls, but we got our full. First recommendation is to wear waterproof shoes, best if they are waterproof hiking shoes/boots. Second, follow the creek as soon as avai...  more »
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  • Great place for a hike! Only a little over an hour from where I live in Baton Rouge. I enjoy going down at the first waterfall and following the creek instead of the trail. Great exercise for dogs too!
  • Loved it. My two boys 6 and 5 loved the adventure and climbing over and through everything to get to some amazing waterfalls. It was an incredible experience.

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