The Lower Mississippi River Water Trail

SECTION MILE ACCESS CITY
Middle Mississippi & Bluegrass Hills / Bootheel 195-0, 954-850 ST. LOUIS TO CARUTHERSVILLE
Chickasaw Bluffs 850 - 737 CARUTHERSVILLE TO MEMPHIS
Upper Delta 737 - 663 MEMPHIS TO HELENA
Middle Delta 663 - 537 HELENA TO GREENVILLE
Lower Delta 537 - 437 GREENVILLE TO VICKSBURG
Loess Bluffs 437 - 225 VICKSBURG TO BATON ROUGE
Introduction  
Vicksburg to Natchez
Vicksburg  
USFW and the LMRCC  
Bluz Cruz  
Vicksburg Services and Accommodations  
Putting In: Clay Street Landing / Yazoo River  
Down the Yazoo to the Mississippi  
437 Entering the Mississippi
437 Delta Point
437 Centennial Cutoff
434.5 LBD Ergon General Store (Tow Boat Supply)
437 - 435 LBD Walnut Hills (Mississippi Loess Bluff ##1)
Greatest Dust Storm Ever  
Bluff Beat  
The Nice Mississippi Loess Bluffs  
No Levees  
436.5 LBD City of Vicksburg Riverfront Park
435.7 LBD Vicksburg Bridges: US 80 and I-20
The Zen od Paddling the Big River  
Paddler's Choices Below Vicksburg  
Crossing Over to Delta Point  
Vicksburg Bridge  
Main Channel LBD  
Main Channel RBD  
LBD Private Boat Ramp  
433.2 LBD Baxter Wilson Steam Plant
432 - 430 RBD Racetrack Towhead Back Channel
432 - 430 RBD Racetrack Towhead Main Channel
431 - 424 LBD Below Racetrack Dikes / Towhead
430 - 427 RBD Reid Bedford Bend
427.3 RBD Reid Bedford Point
426 LBD Letourneau Public Boat Launch
426.5 LBD Hennessey's Bayou
426 LBD Letourneau
Palmyra / Togo / Middle Ground Island  
Paddling in the Port Gibson Area  
Main Channel Route  
425 LBD Entrance to Palmyra Lake Back Channel
Palmyra Lake Back Channel  
Hazard: Low Bridge Palmyra Lake  
416 RBD Togo Island Back Channel
414 RBD The Crossroads
408.5 LBD Big Black River
HWY 61 Boat Ramp  
407.8 LBD Grand Gulf State Park
Middle Ground Island Back Channel  
404 RBD Yucatan Ditch
405 - 401 RBD Coffee Point Dikes
423 RBD Diamond Cut-Off
421 - 419 RBD Newtown Bend Sandbar
419.6 LBD Lake Karnac
417 - 414 RBD Togo Island
416.5 LBD "Big Momma" Dike
418 - 413 RBD Big Black Island
417 - 414 RBD Togo Island Bend & Dikes
Mississippi River Dead End?  
414 RBD Palmyra - Togo Island Crossroads
Big Black Bluff, The Grand Gulp (Mississippi Loess Bluff ##2)  
410 RBD Middle Ground Island
Honeymoon Island  
404.8 RBD Port of Claiborne County
Phatwater Mississippi River Challenge Rip  
404.2 RBD Yucatan Ditch
399 LBD High Bluffs
395 LBD Bayou Pierre
Mississippi Water Levels  
Natchez Gage (NG)  
Water Levels and Dikes  
Using the Natchez Gage  
Louisiana Daytrip: St. Joseph to Waterproof  
396.4 RBD St. Joseph Boat Ramp
396.4 RBD Lake Bruin State Park
396.4 RBD Fish Tale Grill / Lake Bruin Lodge & Country Store
395 LBD Mouth of Bayou Pierre
Main Channel St. Jo to Waterproof  
RBD Med / High Water Route - Back Channel  
LBD Med / High Water Route - Back Channel  
392 RBD Bondurant Towhead
389 LBD Rodney Chute
384 LBD Spithead Towhead
Petit Gulf Hills - Mississippi Loess Bluff ##3  
394 LBD Bruinsburg Landing
392 LBD Rodney (Ghost Town)
390 - 389.5 RBD Brown's Field Island
385.9 LBD Below Brown's Field Wetlands
389 - 387 LBD Cottage Bend Islands
389 LBD Rodney Lake Side Trip
381 Waterproof Landing
381 - 374 RBD Waterproof Island
373 - 371 LBD Fairchild (Skull) Island
Natchez Bluffs  
The Great Sun - The Natchez People  
Adam Elliott, Natchez Outpost of the Quapaw Canoe Company  
370 LBD Greens Bayou
369 Highline
370 - 368 LBD Opposite Rifle Point
369 - 367.5 RBD Rifle Point
368 - 366 LBD Bluff Bars
367 LBD Devil's Punchbowl
367.5 RBD Opening to Old River - Top End (Marengo Bend Lake)
367 - 365 LBD Remnants of Cypress Forest
365 LBD Opening to Old River - Bottom End (Merengo Bend Lake)
363.5 LBD Natchez-Under-The-Hill
Some Natchez Stories  
The Natchez Bluff - Mississippi Loess Bluff ##4  
Natchez to St. Francisville
363 Natchez Bridge
363 RBD Vidalia Boat Ramp
362.8 RBD Vidalia Boat Ramp (Lower)
361 LBD St. Catherine Creek(New Mouth)
360 - 356.5 RBD Natchez Islands
355 LBD Carthage Point
358 - 355 LBD Carthage Point Towhead
356.5 - 360 RBD Morville / Jeffries Landing
352.5 LBD St. Catherine National Wildlife Refuge
Wood Storks  
Wintering Waterfowl  
Alligator Gar  
Bottomland Harwood Forests  
352.5 - 346.5 LBD Opposite Warnicotte / Esperance Archipelago
348.6 RBD Esperance Landing
348 - 344 RBD Esperance Point
347.2 LBD Old Mouth of St. Catherine Creek
348 - 345 LBD Ellis Cliffs (Mississippi Loess Bluff ##5)
344 RBD Esperance Bottom
341.3 RBD Fairview / Old River
The Mamie S Barret  
346 - 341 Glasscock Cut-Off
341.1 LBD Washout Bayou / Homochitto River
340.1 RBD Oil Well & Boat Ramp
340 - 338 LBD Buck Island
338.5 - 334 RBD Fritz Island
340 - 332 Dead Man's Bend
332 - 328 Jackson Point / Widow Graham Bend
326 RBD Union Point
325.5 - 322.5 RBD Palmetto Island
325 - 320 Three Rivers WMA and Red River NWR
323 LBD Artonish Boat Ramp
323 - 321 RBD Black Hawk Island
321 - 319 LBD Palmetto Bend
Alternate Route to the Gulf of Mexico: The Atchafalaya River  
The Atchafalaya  
316.3 RBD Hydro Intake - Old River Control Structure
Short History of the Old River Control Structure  
314.6 RBD Main Intake - Old River Control Structure
313 LBD Buffalo River (Old Mouth of the Homochito River)
Clark Creek Natural Area  
313.7 RBD Knox Landing
311.7 RBD Auxiliary Intake -- Old River Control Structure
311.7 LBD Clark Creek
311.7 - 310 LBD Tunica Hills Below Clark Creek (Mississippi Loess Bluff ##6)
311 - 309 RBD Point Breeze
310.2 LBD Wilkinson Creek
306 LBD Welcome to Louisiana!
306 - 294 LBD Angola State Penitentiary
306 LBD Angola Ferry
304.5 - 303 LBD Shreve's Bar
303.7 Old River Lock and Dam: Entrance to the Atchafalaya River
The Atchafalaya River: Best Rout to the Gulf  
306 - 302 Back Channel of Shreve's Bar
306 - 302 RBD Main Channel of Shreve's Bar
304 RBD Carr Point
302.8 RBD Torras Landing
302.5 - 298 LBD Hog Point Sandbar
299 - 298 LBD Hog Point Towhead
300.2 - 298 RBD Miles Bar Towhead
297 RBD Raccourci Runout / Monday Lake
295.5 RBD Leatherman Point
294.7 LBD Sugar Lake Bayou
293 LBD Tunica Bayou
293 - 291.5 LBD Tunica Hills (Mississippi Loess Bluffs ##7)
Tunica Hills WMA  
293 - 290 RBD Tunica Bar Towhead
291.9 LBD Little Hollywood
291.8 LBD Como Bayou
289.8 LBD Polly Creek
289.5 - 289 RBD Greewood Bar
287.5 LBD Greewood Dune
287.5 - 284 LBD Little Island
283.3 LBD Sebastopol
281.5 RBD Below Burnette Point
281.5 - 280.5 RBD New Tex Landing
281 - 278 LBD Morgan's Bend (Iowa Point)
278.5 - 277.8 LBD Iowa Point Bottom End of Morgan's Bar
279.6 - 279 RBD Morganza Spillway Entrance
278.8 RBD Cement Silo
277.2 RBD Morganza Crevasse
276.6 RBD Protected Dune
275.5 RBD Before Boies Point "Hidey Hole"
276 - 275 LBD Collapsing Muddy Banks
275 - 270 LBD Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge
Cypress-Tupelo Swamp  
Bottomland Harwood Forests  
Wading Birds  
Wintering Waterfowl  
273 - 270 RBD St. Maurice Island
274.4 LBD Hardwick's Ditch / Access to the Co-Champion Cypress Tree
270 LBD Double Silo Hunting Club "Cajun Condo"
268.5 - 268 RBD Graveyard Landing
266.2 LBD Bayou Sara
266 LBD Old St. Francisville Ferry Landing
St. Francisville, LA  
St. Francisville History  
265.5 LBD Army Corps Work Ramp
265.5 LBD St. Francisville Mat Casting Field
264.8 LBD St. Francisville Boat Ramp
St. Francisville to Baton Rouge
Paddling Through the Narrows Below St. Francisville  
264.7 LBD Small Bayou
263 - 261 LBD Sandy Dunes Dugan Landing
263 RBD Big Cajun Power Plant I and II
261.8 John James Audubon (New Roads) Bridge
260.1 LBD Crown Vantage Outflow
259.9 LBD Transmontaigne Docking
259 RBD Big Cajun I Power Plant
259 - 256 LBD Fancy Point Towhead
257 RBD Hermitage Dune
256 - 255.5 LBD Fancy Point Sandbar
255.5 - 253.8 RBD Point Menoir
255.5 LBD Thompson Creek
255 LBD Georgia Pacific Port Hudson Paper Mill
257 RBD Hermitage Dune
Water Quality  
The Lower Mississippi Riverkeeper  
Environmental Reporting Phone Numbers  
255 - 254.2 LBD Thompson Creek Bluffs (Mississippi Loess Bluff ##8)
253.6 LBD