Canoeing Black Creek Wilderness

Enjoy the weekend and recover from midterms by canoeing through the natural scenic Black Creek Wilderness Area. We will travel between 15-20 miles and camp overnight on the shores and sandbars


  • Location: Brooklyn, MS
  • Date: October 19 – 21, 2013
  • Prices: $70 (UREC member) • $85 (Non-member guest)
  • Pre-trip meeting: October 16, 2013

About trip location

Black Creek Wilderness area is located outside of DeSoto National Forest and is a tributary of the Pascagoula River. It is a typical coastal plain ecosystem that existed before forests were cleared and rivers were dammed.

Reserve your spot by 12:00 p.m. on October 14 at the Student Recreation Center Operations Desk.

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Trip information

  • Included in the trip fees are travel to and from the site, all group gear, all activity gear, and medically trained staff to provide instruction for all participants.
  • Participants will be placed in tent/cook groups, and will be required to purchase food to accommodate their group for trip. Information on appropriate choices will be discussed at the pre-trip meeting.
  • All trips are designed to be appropriate for beginner to intermediate skill levels.
  • All trips meet at and depart from the Student Recreation Center.