Beaver Dam Hiking Trail

This trail is a little over two miles round trip and is one of the there and back type of trail, not a loop trail like the Woodpecker Trail. The trail entrance is adjacent to the Bluff Lake levee near the spillway and is marked with a large sign. It is a bottomland hardwood forest trail and offers a good opportunity for the hiker to view various species of wildlife such as great blue herons, waterfowl, and even white-tailed deer. 

This trail is fairly level, except for the entrance where it leaves the levee. There are a couple of side trails off of the main trail which go over to the adjacent Oktoc Creek. At the beginning of the trail, in a bayou-like area, the visitor can expect to see several wood duck nest boxes. A short distance from the trail are some large bald cypress trees. Do not be surprised if you can not locate a beaver dam, for this trail's namesake disappeared long ago, although beaver are still common.

Contact Beaver Dam Hiking Trail

Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge
2970 Bluff Lake Road
Brooksville, Mississippi  39739
Phone: (662) 323-5548
Fax: (662) 323-6390


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