Delta National Forest

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Park Rule: On Leash
Restroom: Yes
Park Size: Large
Small Dog Area: No
Fee: None
Description
Delta National Forest encompasses a total area of 60,898 acres of land that is located in west-central Mississippi and near the city of Vicksburg and also near Rolling Rock. More specifically, the forest is located in Sharkey County. Access to the forest's facilities can be gained through the US 61. This national forest was established on January 12, 1961, and is governed by the U.S. Forest Service. 

Several unique features can be found in this forest. One of the more famous ones is the Green Ash-Overcup, Oak-Sweetgum Research Natural Areas that is considered to be a National Natural Landmarks since May 1976. This area is comprised of pristine bottomland hardwood forests and is the only one in the national forest system. 

Besides the forests natural fascinating features, there are also plenty of other man-made amenities in the park that include dispersed camping, ATV trails (50+ miles), picnic sites, trails, and boat launches. These facilities are used by the forest visitors for fun and relaxing activities like camping, hunting, boating, hiking, bird watching, fishing, swimming, and mountain biking. 

Besides these interesting activities, the forest is even more fun when you bring your dog along with you. That said, you must ensure that you follow strict forest rules if you bring your dog to Delta National Forest. Some of the regulations that regard dogs include ensuring that your dog is leashed or in a secure enclosure at all times.

You are additionally expected to keep your dog out of the area of the park that is not pet/dog-friendly. Furthermore, you are expected to keep your pooch well-behaved at all times. For example, if your dog poops, you are expected to clean up after your dog and dispose of the solid waste in the right way. Also, you must prevent your dog from harassing other wildlife or pets in the forest.

Address
20380 Hwy 61
Rolling Fork, MS 39159
Hours
Mon Open 24 Hours
Tue Open 24 Hours
Wed Open 24 Hours
Thu Open 24 Hours
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Sat Open 24 Hours
Sun Open 24 Hours
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Address
20380 Hwy 61
Rolling Fork, MS 39159
Hours
Mon Open 24 Hours
Tue Open 24 Hours
Wed Open 24 Hours
Thu Open 24 Hours
Fri Open 24 Hours
Sat Open 24 Hours
Sun Open 24 Hours