Delta National Forest Camping

    Yazoo City, Mississippi

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    Overview

    The Delta National Forest glimmers like a great, green jewel surrounded by lazy rivers and spreading agricultural fields. The Delta is a large, contiguous block of bottomland hardwood forest, seasonally flooded timber, and small sloughs draining into the Big and Little Sunflower Rivers in the Yazoo Basin of the Mississippi River. It is the only entirely bottomland hardwood ecosystem in the National Forest System.

    Recreation

    Enjoy camping, wildlife viewing, hiking, ATV riding, horseback riding, bird and butterfly watching, canoeing, kayaking, hunting, and fishing all within the Delta National Forest.

    Facilities

    Facilities are spread throughout the Forest. There are four restroom facilities located along FS Roads 715, 717, 720, and 707. All sites are primitive and potable water is available at the Delta Ranger District work center on FSR 703.

    Natural Features

    The Delta National Forest lies in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley and is surrounded by bayous, rivers, and lakes. The terrain is relatively flat, with majestic Bald Cypress trees and other hardwoods.

    Nearby Attractions

    Nearby attractions within an hour's drive includes Highway 61, the Mississippi Blues Trail; the Mississippi Mound Trail; Jim Henson Muppet Museum; Vicksburg Military Park; Theodore Roosevelt National Wildlife Refuge Complex and Holt Collier National Wildlife Refuge; B. B. King Museum; and a host of cultural experiences.

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