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LeFleur's Bluff Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Jackson, MS 39202 (0.997 miles)

LeFleur’s Bluff provides a lush green spot in the heart of urban Jackson. In addition to camping, fishing, picnic spots, and nature trails, the 305-acre park features a nine-hole golf course and a driving range. The park is named for Louis LeFleur, a French-Canadian explorer who established a trading post on the banks of the Pearl River in the late 1700s. The city of Jackson was originally known as "LeFleur’s Bluff." Today Mississippi’s vibrant capital city combines the warmth and charm of its rich cultural heritage with exciting activities and attractions and contemporary lifestyles.

Official Website: LeFleur's Bluff

Roosevelt Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Morton, MS 39117 (31.159 miles)

Roosevelt State Park conveniently located between Meridian and Jackson, Mississippi. Roosevelt State Park offers an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities in a picturesque setting. The park's scenic overlook provides a panoramic view of the Bienville National Forest. The gently sloping landscape is particularly striking during the fall when the forest is bright with autumn colors.

Official Website: Roosevelt

Bienville Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Morton, MS 39117 (31.159 miles)

Directions: I-20, Exit 77, Take Hwy 13 north to Hwy 80. Turn right on Hwy 80 and go approx. 4 miles and turn left at Forest Service sign saying National Forest Service Trail. Go approx 6 miles, headquarters on left.

Official Website: Bienville Wildlife Management Area

Copiah County Wildlfie Management Area Hunting

Hazlehurst, MS 39083 (32.110 miles)

Directions: Take exit 61 on Interstate Highway 55 near Hazelhurst. Go west on MS Highway 28 for approximately 8.17 miles to the intersection of Barlow Road. Turn right onto Barlow Road and travel approximately 11 miles to the intersection of Henneberry Road. Turn right onto Henneberry Road and go approximately .89 miles. Turn right onto a local road and travel approximately .11 miles. The Copiah WMA headquarters will be on your left.

Official Website: Copiah County Wildlfie Management Area

Mahannah Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Redwood, MS 39156 (37.945 miles)

Mahannah Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is located in Warren and Issaquena counties, approximately 15 miles north of Vicksburg, Mississippi. The WMA consists of approximately 12,695 acres of bottomland hardwoods, agriculture fields, hardwood reforestation, and waterfowl impoundments. Mahannah WMA is part of one of the most ecologically intact and biologically diverse bottomland hardwood ecosystems in the Mississippi Delta. The area is a unique balance of flooding timber, cypress swamps, and controlled flooded agricultural lands. This diverse land provides habitat for some of the largest concentrations of wintering waterfowl in the Mississippi Delta.

Official Website: Mahannah Wildlife Management Area

Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Fishing Hunting

Yazoo City, MS 39194 (40.836 miles)

Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge one of seven refuges in the Theodore Roosevelt National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Established in 1978, Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge encompasses 38,697 acres. Included in those acres is one of the largest blocks (21,000 acres) of bottomland forest in the lower Mississippi River alluvial floodplain. The upland areas or ridges often crest at no more than one foot above swamp areas, and contain nuttall, willow and water oaks and other species while overcup oak, bitter pecan and ash dominate the transition zone from swamp to upland. Additional habitat types consist of reforested and agricultural areas

Official Website: Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge

Bienville National Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback

Forest, MS 39074 (41.746 miles)

Located in Central Mississippi, the Bienville National Forest offers the visitor a variety of recreational opportunities during all seasons of the year. Interstate 20 routes through the forest and allows easy and convenient access for many travelers who might want to take a rest stop or tour the forest. We have over 178,00 acres that are managed for wildlife, recreation, timber and other various activities.

Official Website: Bienville National Forest

Caney Creek Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Forest, MS 39074 (41.746 miles)

Directions: I-20, Exit 88. Take, Hwy 35 south go approx. ¼ mile and turn right on West Moore Tower Road, headquarters is approximately one mile on left. I-20, take Exit 80. Take, Hwy 481 south. Go approx. 10 miles and turn right on CR 563. Go approx. 1.5 miles and turn right at sign indicating headquarters entrance.

Official Website: Caney Creek Wildlife Management Area

Lake Lincoln Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Wesson, MS 39191 (42.980 miles)

Nestled in the shade of towering hardwood trees, Lake Lincoln State Park is the quintessence of serenity. Located in the northeast corner of Lincoln County, the park's close proximity to Interstate 55, U.S. Highway 51and State Highway 27 provides easy access for visitors.

Official Website: Lake Lincoln

Golden Memorial Hiking Fishing

Walnut Grove, MS 39189 (47.191 miles)

Golden Memorial State Park memorializes post civil War with a one-room school once located on the site. Picnic tables, grills, 2 picnic pavilions, nature trails, 15-acre spring-fed lake stocked with bass and bream. The Loblolly Trail features the second largest loblolly pine tree in the state of Mississippi. Golden Memorial State Park is for a Day Use Only.

Official Website: Golden Memorial