Location and Directions
The Clark Creek Natural Area lies amid the lush vegetation
of Wilkinson County southeast of the historic old town of Fort Adams and
the Mississippi River, and 13 miles west of Woodville in the Pond
Community. Natchez is about 40 miles north on U.S. 61, Jackson is
140 miles northeast, and Baton Rouge is about 44 miles south.
To get to Clark Creek
From Jackson, visitors should take Interstate 55 south to
McComb. Proceed west on Highway 24/48 to Woodville. Continue
through Woodville on Highway 24, and at the Clark Creek sigh( near the
outskirts of Woodville), turn left onto the Woodville Pond Pinkneyville
road. Drive about 13 miles to the community of Pond, turn right and
proceed across the cattle gap up toward the large, white building that
serves as the Pond Store. The Clark Creek parking lot is about 300
yards down the road on the left.
From Natchez, take U. S. 61
south to Woodville and turn right on Highway 24 and proceed as
From Baton Rouge, take I-110 north to Highway
61 and from there north to Woodville. Turn left onto Highway 24 and
proceed as above.
There is no potable water or other
amenities at Clark Creek. Users should plan to take plenty of water
on any outing. It is recommended that visitors review a topographic
map of the area before visiting, and carry a compass on you outing.
Visitors should be medically fit before hiking the trails
because the terrain at Clark Creek is physically demanding.
above from Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks