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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

Lake George Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Holly Bluff, MS 39088 (47.615 miles)

Lake George Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is a 8,383-acre parcel located in Yazoo County, between Holly Bluff and Satartia on Highway 433. This area is dominated by regenerated bottomland hardwood forest, with less than 40 acres consisting of mature timber. This WMA is owned by the Vicksburg District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and is maintained by the MDWFP. Lake George became a WMA in 1990.

Official Website: Lake George Wildlife Management Area

Dry Creek Water Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Mount Olive, MS 39119 (49.551 miles)

Get set for a "good catch" at Dry Creek Water Park located near Mount Olive, Mississippi, just off Highway 49. Fishing enthusiasts come from all areas to reel in the great Florida bass, catfish and crappie that are abundant in the park's 150-acre lake. The lake also offers ample opportunity for boating, camping, canoeing, and picnicking. Aluminum boat rentals are available. The quiet and secluded park has campsites with a bathhouse, as well as picnic areas with barbeque grills and picnic tables. For larger groups, a private park pavilion can be reserved.

Official Website: Dry Creek Water Park

Holmes County Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Durant, MS 39063 (56.923 miles)

The beautiful hardwood forests of Holmes County State Park are home to an abundance of wildlife, and provide the scenic backdrop for a variety of outdoor activities. Built around two lakes covering 88 acres, the park offers such diverse excitement as fishing, camping and cabin rentals. Holmes County State Park offers easy access to Interstate 55, which bisects Mississippi north and south. The convenient location and diverse outdoor recreational amenities make Holmes County State Park a favorite retreat.

Official Website: Holmes County

Tallahala Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Montrose, MS 39338 (57.072 miles)

Directions: I-20, Exit 100. Take, Hwy 80 east. Go approx. 3 miles, turn on Hwy 505. Go approx. 5 miles and turn right onto Roberts County Line Rd (Hwy 507) Go approx. 3 miles. Headquarters on the right.

Official Website: Unknown

Delta Natioal Forest Fishing Hunting Camping Horseback Boating

Rolling Fork, MS 39159 (58.088 miles)

Seen from the air, the Delta National Forest glimmers like a great, green jewel surrounded by lazy rivers and spreading agricultural fields. Delta is a large, contiguous block of bottomland hardwood forest, seasonally flooded timber, and small sloughs draining into the Big and Little Sunflower Rivers in the Yazoo Basin of the Mississippi River. It is the only bottomland hardwood ecosystem in the National Forest System.

Official Website: Delta Natioal Forest

Howard Miller Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Rolling Fork, MS 39159 (58.088 miles)

Howard Miller WMA is a 2,400 acre tract located in Issaquena County approximately 13 miles from Rolling Fork. It is a former rice and soybean farm that was acquired by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) in 2007. There are 48 fields separated by levees and ditches. These fields are grouped into 24 hunt units approximately 80 acres in size each. There are 420 acres of permanent wildlife sanctuary. Howard Miller WMA is managed as a quality waterfowl hunting area. Approximately 480 acres are managed for moist-soil vegetation with beneficial native plants.

Official Website: Howard Miller Wildlife Management Area

Sunflower Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Rolling Fork, MS 39159 (58.088 miles)

Sunflower Wildlife Management Area is approximately 60,000 acres located in Delta National Forest, which is owned by the US Forest Service (USFS). The WMA is located in Sharkey County, about 10 miles east of Rolling Fork, and was established in 1955. Consisting entirely of bottomland hardwood forest with stands varying in age from regeneration areas to mature forests, the major tree species on the area are water, willow, overcup, and Nuttall oaks, ash, sugarberry, sweetgum, and cypress. Management of timber stands is entirely handled by the USFS.

Official Website: Sunflower Wildlife Management Area

Twin Oaks Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Rolling Fork, MS 39159 (58.088 miles)

Twin Oaks WMA is a 5,847-acre tract located approximately 40 miles north of Vicksburg, Mississippi. This area is bounded by the Little Sunflower River on the east and county/gravel roads on the north and south. Although the area adjoins the approximately 60,000 acre Delta National Forest to the east, the WMA is considered somewhat isolated as a result of agricultural practices on the north, south, and western boundaries. Prior to acquisition, the primary use of this site was for timber production.

Official Website: Twin Oaks Wildlife Management Area

Big Creek Water Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Soso, MS 39480 (62.549 miles)

Visitors from many areas are attracted to the beautiful countryside and abundant fishing waters of Big Creek Water Park located between Laurel and Collins, Mississippi off Highway 84. Bass, bream, crappie and catfish abound in the 200-acre lake, making for good fishing, and the rolling green countryside is a treat for the eyes. One of Big Creek's claims to fame is that it is home to one of the oldest cedars in the state of Mississippi. History lovers will enjoy exploring the historic cemetery where the first homesteaders of the area are buried.

Official Website: Big Creek Water Park

Shipland Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Mayersville, MS 39113 (62.690 miles)

Shipland Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is located along the Mississippi Riverin Issaquena County, approximately 45 miles north of Vicksburg. The 3,500-acreWMA was established in 1982 on land purchased from the Nature Conservancy. This is the only WMA in theMississippi batture lands; that is, the land between the Mississippi river andthe main-line river levee. The area is classified as bottomland hardwood but thehabitat varies across the WMA from a small sand field that is comprised ofgrassland and stunted trees to a forest of oaks, pecan, and sugarberry, to lowwet areas of willow trees and buttonbush.

Official Website: Shipland Wildlife Management Area

Turkey Creek Water Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Decatur, MS 39327 (63.476 miles)

Turkey Creek Water Park with its 250-acre lake attracts travelers from many areas. Located just off Highway 15, five miles southwest of Decatur, the park is one of the most popular water skiing spots around attracting skiers as early as mid-March. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy hiking, or biking the park's nature trail teeming with wild flowers, deer, squirrels, ducks, and turkeys. For campers, the park has fully developed camping spurs as well as three new vacation cabins available for rental. Turkey Creek's campgrounds feature a picnic area, and playground. The park also features a white sand beach, wooded picnic areas, and nature trails.

Official Website: Turkey Creek Water Park

Sky Lake Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Belzoni, MS 39038 (63.567 miles)

Official Website: Sky Lake Wildlife Management Area

Lake Bruin State Park Fishing Camping Boating

St. Joseph, LA 71366 (67.195 miles)

Northeast Louisiana. Camping, boat rentals, docks and launch. Fishing, swimming, activity area and bath house.

Official Website: Lake Bruin State Park

Hillside National Wildlife Refuge Fishing Hunting

Cruger, MS 38924 (68.874 miles)

This refuge is an oasis of wildlife habitat surrounded by agriculture. Bounded on the east side by the unique loess bluffs of eastern Mississippi, this 15,572-acre refuge was named to reflect its location at the base of the bluffs. The refuge was established in 1975 and provides important stop-over and nesting habitat for over 200 species of neotropical migratory birds.

Official Website: Hillside National Wildlife Refuge

Mathews Brake National Wildlife Refuge Fishing Hunting

Cruger, MS 38924 (68.874 miles)

Mathews Brake National Wildlife Refuge encompasses 2,418 acres in west-central Mississippi. Established in 1980, the refuge is one of seven national wildlife refuges in the Theodore Roosevelt National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The primary habitat feature is Mathews Brake, the largest brake in Leflore County. Each winter the brake provides habitat for over 30,000 ducks. Neotropical migratory birds use the refuge during migration seasons throughout the year. The refuge supports about 200 species of migratory birds, including priority species such as the prothonotary warbler.

Official Website: Mathews Brake National Wildlife Refuge

Morgan Brake National Wildlife Refuge Fishing Hunting

Cruger, MS 38924 (68.874 miles)

Morgan Brake National Wildlife Refuge ...one of seven refuges in the Theodore Roosevelt National Wildlife Refuge Complex. In addition to the typical bottomland habitats of the Mississippi Delta, Morgan Brake National Wildlife Refuge includes a unique mile of north-facing loess bluffs on the east side of the refuge. This rare habitat with its unique floral assembly, has been described by natural resources experts as the standard by which all loess bluffs can be judged.The refuge is noted for large numbers of wintering waterfowl which have exceeded 100,000 ducks in recent years. Approximately 250 species of birds use the

Official Website: Morgan Brake National Wildlife Refuge

Homochitto National Forst Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Meadville, MS 39630 (69.648 miles)

Welcome to the Homochitto National Forest in the rolling hills of SW Mississippi. We have 189,000 acres of land that are managed for a multitude of activities. Homochitto National Forest is rich in wildlife and teeming with recreational activities. There are many hiking trails and a nationally recognized mountain bike trail available for your enjoyment. We invite you to check out our website, then come on down and visit Southwest Mississippi's best kept secret.

Official Website: Homochitto National Forst

Nanih Waiya Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Philadelphia, MS 39350 (70.449 miles)

Directions: Take Hwy 15 north from Philadelphia, to the Stallo Community, take a right onto CR 832. Continue on CR 832 until you see a Nanih Waiya WMA sign on your right, turn right into the headquarters access.

Official Website: Nanih Waiya Wildlife Management Area

Caston Creek Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Meadville, MS 39653 (71.057 miles)

Directions: Beginning at the intersection of U. S. Highway 84 and U. S. Highway 98 in the Bude community, travel south-southeast on U. S. Highway 98 approximately 2.58 miles to the intersection of Yap Road. Turn west (right) onto Yap Road and travel approximately 2.56 miles where it will change into Gloster Road. Continue west-southwest on Gloster Road for approximately 5.38 miles and arrive at Caston Creek WMA headquarters on the east (left) side of road.

Official Website: Caston Creek Wildlife Management Area

Leroy Percy Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Boating

Hollandale, MS 38748 (72.185 miles)

The oldest of Mississippi's state parks, Leroy Percy is characterized by artesian springs, cypress trees, and ancient oaks dripping with Spanish moss. Leroy Percy is the only state park featuring a wildlife preserve. The seasonal pursuit of deer, squirrel, turkey, duck, and dove beckons to hunters in search of an unspoiled hunting area away from the crowd. Leroy Percy is also known for its alligator population--visitors can safely observe the scaly reptiles from two observation towers over their hot artesian water home.

Official Website: Leroy Percy

Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge Hiking Fishing Hunting

Hollandale, MS 38748 (72.185 miles)

Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge is the oldest national wildlife refuge in the State of Mississippi. This refuge was established in 1936 as one of the links in a chain of refuges that provide for the wintering needs of ducks and geese in the Mississippi Flyway. Yazoo NWR is also known as one of the premier hunting refuges in the southeastern U.S. For years, hunters have traditionally scheduled their vacations to hunt Yazoo NWR's white-tailed deer.

Official Website: Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge

Leroy Percy Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Hollandale, MS 38748 (72.185 miles)

Leroy Percy Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is a 1,642-acre parcel located in Washington County, approximately 6 miles west of Hollandale on Highway 12. Leroy Percy WMA is located on Leroy Percy State Park, and is the only WMA in Mississippi located on a State Park.

Official Website: Leroy Percy Wildlife Management Area

Chickasawhay Ranger District (De Soto Natioal Forest) Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Laurel, MS 39443 (74.490 miles)

Travel to the Chickasawhay Ranger District on any day and discover the hidden beauty that lies among the rustling pines. If you are lucky enough to venture out on a sunny day, the rays of sunshine peaking through the tall dark green pines will take your breath away. Even on a rainy day, you can drive through the forest and see tall stands of longleaf pine with the ground covered in beautiful bright kelly green bracken fern.

Official Website: Chickasawhay Ranger District (De Soto Natioal Forest)

Chickasawhay Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Laurel, MS 39443 (74.490 miles)

Directions: Chickasawhay WMA Take Hwy 15 south at Laurel go to Tiger Creek Church Rd. in Ovett turn left, travel to Forest Service Rd. 202 turn right then travel to Forest Service Rd. 205 turn left, headquarters on left.

Official Website: Chickasawhay Wildlife Management Area

Marion County Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Columbia, MS 39429 (74.938 miles)

Marion County is located in Marion County near Columbia.

Official Website: Marion County Wildlife Management Area

Mason Creek Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Laurel, MS 39440 (75.221 miles)

Directions: Take Hwy 42 east at Richton, travel through Sand Hill, check station on right.

Official Website: Mason Creek Wildlife Management Area

Yockanookany Wildlife Management Area Hunting

McCool, MS 39108 (78.079 miles)

Yockanookany is located in Attala County near McCool.

Official Website: Yockanookany Wildlife Management Area

Percy Quin Fishing Camping Biking Boating

McComb, MS 39648 (79.294 miles)

Loblolly pines and stately magnolia trees, rolling hills, spectacular seasonal flowers, and a year-round mild climate await visitors to Percy Quin State Park. One of the original state parks cleared and constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, Percy Quin is today a delightful blend of the old and new. Located just one and a half hours from New Orleans, 1700 acre Percy Quin State Park provides a colorful natural backdrop for a variety of outdoor activities.

Official Website: Percy Quin

Poverty Point State Historic Site Hiking

Pioneer, LA 71266 (80.839 miles)

Northwest Louisiana. Hiking and a National Historic Landmark

Official Website: Poverty Point State Historic Site

Okatibbee Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Collinsville, MS 39325 (81.331 miles)

Directions: Take Hwy 19 north from Meridian towards Philadelphia, at the 4-way stop in Collinsville, take a right (east) onto West Lauderdale Road, to 1.8 miles to a "T" At the "T", take a right onto Center Hill-Martin Road and go approximately 1/2 mile, you will pass green dumpster on your left before reaching the headquarters building which is on the left.

Official Website: Okatibbee Wildlife Management Area

Muscadine Farms Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Greenville, MS 38701 (83.018 miles)

Muscadine Farms Wildlife Management Area (WMA) was a 700 acre catfish farm in Washington County when it was purchased by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers for mitigation in 2002. The property is located approximately 5 miles west of Highway 61 on Avon Darlove Road. In 2009, an additional 700 acres of catfish ponds and approximately 1,400 acres of replanted trees, the Washington and Po-Lutken Tracts, were added to Muscadine Farms WMA. The 90 retired catfish ponds are intensively managed for waterfowl. These ponds are managed in three or four pond hunting units.

Official Website: Muscadine Farms Wildlife Management Area

Pearl River Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Canton, MS 39406 (83.215 miles)

Directions: From Jackson, MS go north on Hwy 25 approx. 18 miles to Hwy 43. Take Hwy 43 north approx. 6 miles and the WMA entrance is located on right.

Official Website: Pearl River Wildlife Management Area

Malmaison Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Greenwood, MS 38930 (83.411 miles)

Directions: Located in Grenada County. From Grenada take Hwy. 8 West to Hwy. 7. Take Hwy. 7 South approximately 6 miles to Malmaison Headquarter Road. Turn left and follow road to 628 Malmaison Road.

Official Website: Malmaison Wildlife Management Area

Natchez Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Boating

Natchez, MS 39120 (85.182 miles)

Natchez State Park is located just 10 miles north of historic Natchez, the oldest settlement on the Mississippi River. Prior to the Civil War, over half of the millionaires in the entire United States lived in Natchez, constructing elegant mansions unrivaled in size and elegance by any in the nation. Most of these splendid homes were spared during the Civil War, and many are now open for tours. Natchez State Park is also famous in its own right. The largest bass in Mississippi history - a largemouth weighing 18.15 pounds - was caught in Natchez Lake in 1992.

Official Website: Natchez

Natchez Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Natchez, MS 39120 (85.182 miles)

Directions: Beginning at the intersection of U. S. Highway 84/61 and U. S. Highway 61 south travel north-northeast for approximately 8.78 miles to the Stanton community. Turn south (right) onto State Park Road and travel approximately .41 miles to the intersection of Wickliff Road. Turn east(left) onto Wickliff Road and travel approximately 1.91 miles and arrive at the Natchez State Park headquarters on the left.

Official Website: Natchez Wildlife Management Area

Sandy Creek Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Natchez, MS 39120 (85.182 miles)

Directions: Beginning at the intersection of U. S. Highway 61 south and Liberty Road in Natchez travel southeast on Liberty Road for approximately 14.1 miles to the intersection of Garden City Road. Turn south(right) onto Garden City Road and continue for approximately 3.93 miles. The Sandy Creek WMA headquarters will be located on your right.

Official Website: Sandy Creek Wildlife Management Area

Dunn's Falls Water Park Fishing Camping

Enterprise, MS 39330 (85.395 miles)

Nestled in the pristine hills along the Chunky River, in South Lauderdale County Mississippi lies Dunn's Fall's Water park. Here, along a shallow stretch of the Chunky River, the bluffs of the eastern bank rise to tree-top level. From this lofty perch, the flowing water of a stream provides a natural source of power , for the working water wheel before making it's sixty to seventy foot decent to the river below.

Official Website: Dunn's Falls Water Park

Okatibbee Water Park Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Boating

Meridian, MS 39301 (87.000 miles)

Located on Pine Spring Road, just off Highway 19 North northwest of Meridian, Mississippi, Okatibbee Water Park is a "splash" for the whole family! With 28 miles of shoreline, the 3,800-acre reservoir offer abundant bass fishing year round, as well as water skiing. Splashdown Country's adult and kiddy waterslides are open May through Labor Day, with lifeguards on duty for added safety. The park features fully developed camping spurs for camping enthusiasts. For the slightly less adventurous, four new vacation cabins are available as well as a 25-room motel. For the naturalist, the park is visited each December by the American Bald Eagle.

Official Website: Okatibbee Water Park

Legion Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Louisville, MS 39339 (87.055 miles)

The fourth of the original state parks developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps, Legion State Park remains as unspoiled today as when the Choctaw Indian Nation first inhabited the area centuries ago. Hidden in the red hill country of Mississippi, Legion State Park strikes the perfect balance of natural beauty and modern comfort, with all man-made structures in the park designed to complement the pristine beauty of the area. Of particular interest is Legion Lodge, a hand-hewn log structure that has remained unaltered since its construction in the 1930s.

Official Website: Legion

Stoneville Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Leland, MS 38756 (87.119 miles)

Stoneville Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is a 2,500-acre parcel located in Washington County, approximately five miles north of Leland. Stoneville WMA is owned by Mississippi State University and is located on the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Delta Branch Experiment Station in Stoneville. This area is dominated by bottomland hardwood stands of varying age classes with some mature timber stands scattered throughout the area.

Official Website: Stoneville Wildlife Management Area

Clarkco Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Quitman, MS 39355 (87.147 miles)

Located just south of Meridian near the Mississippi-Alabama state line, Clarkco State Park has been a favorite Mississippi recreation spot since 1938. Situated on 815 acres of gently rolling woodlands, Clarkco State Park offers camping, cabin rentals, and water sports in a convenient yet unspoiled location, providing the perfect retreat for an afternoon or weekend getaway.

Official Website: Clarkco

Archusa Creek Water Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Quitman, MS 39355 (87.147 miles)

Archusa Creek Water Park is located in Quitman, Mississippi, just off Hwy. 45 and Hwy. 18 East. The 450 acre lake is a fisherman's paradise with large quantities of bass, catfish, perch and bream. The whole family can enjoy camping, boating, swimming, water skiing and picnicking. The picnic areas are equipped with barbecue grills and family-size picnic tables.

Official Website: Archusa Creek Water Park

Paul B Johnson Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Hattiesburg, MS 39401 (89.828 miles)

Located in the heart of Mississippi’s pine belt region Paul B. Johnson State Park is the gateway to a natural wonderland marked by majestic long-leaf and loblolly pines, delicate dogwoods, and ancient oaks. The deep forests surrounding Paul B. Johnson provide a picturesque setting for a variety of outdoor activities. The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is just a 20-minute drive to the north, making Paul B. Johnson State Park the perfect place to spend a football weekend.

Official Website: Paul B Johnson

Tombigbee National Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Boating

Ackerman, MS 39735 (92.213 miles)

Official Website: Tombigbee National Forest

Choctaw Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Ackerman, MS 39735 (92.213 miles)

Directions: From Ackerman, Take HWY 15 S 3.3 miles to Choctaw Lake RD. Turn east (Left) and follow signs to Choctaw WMA headquarters.

Official Website: Choctaw Wildlife Management Area

Big Lake Fishing Boating

Ferriday, LA 71334 (92.717 miles)

LDAF owned. Located in Franklin, Madison and Tensas Parishes. Hunting, fishing, and boating. Excellent bird watching.

Official Website: Big Lake

Beoeuf Fishing Hunting

Ferriday, LA 71334 (92.717 miles)

Located in Caldwell and Catahoula Parishes. Bottomland and wetland habitat. Hunting, trapping, and wildlife and bird viewing

Official Website: Beoeuf

Buckhorn Hiking Fishing Hunting

Ferriday, LA 71334 (92.717 miles)

Located in Tensas Parish. Hunting, seasonal fishing, wildlife viewing and nature trail avialble

Official Website: Buckhorn

Red River WMA Fishing Hunting Camping Boating

Ferriday, LA 71334 (92.717 miles)

Located in Concordia parish. Hunting, sport and commercial fishing, boating and camping

Official Website: Red River WMA

Sicily Island Hills WMA Hiking Hunting Camping

Ferriday, LA 71334 (92.717 miles)

Located in Catahoula parish. Camping, hiking, and hunting.

Official Website: Sicily Island Hills WMA

Three Rivers WMA Fishing Hunting Camping

Ferriday, LA 71334 (92.717 miles)

Located in Concordia Parish. Hunting, trapping, fishing and camping.

Official Website: Three Rivers WMA

Little Black Creek Water Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Lumberton, MS 39455 (94.415 miles)

Travelers from all over enjoy Little Black Creek Water Park, located between Purvis and Lumberton, Mississippi, off Interstate 59. For a day of fun, the park has picnic areas with tables and barbeque grills. Family picnic pavilions are also available for year-round rental. The park's 600-acre lake is stocked with plenty of catfish, white perch, bream and large-mouth bass. In addition to scenic campsites, the park offers cabins, bungalows and a convenience store. Overnight guests can obtain a permit to fish for their dinner in Lake Catch A-Lot, a pond stocked with channel catfish. The only thing you could wish for is more time to enjoy it all!

Official Website: Little Black Creek Water Park

Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge Hiking Fishing Hunting

Sibley, MS 39165 (95.457 miles)

Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge was established on October 27, 2000 the 526th refuge in the National Wildlife Refuge System. The refuge was established to conserve, restore, and manage native forested wetland habitats for migratory birds, aquatic resources, and endangered and threatened plants and animals. Additionally, it was created to encourage the use of volunteers and facilitate partnerships among the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, local communities, and conservation organizations to promote public awareness of resources of the refuge and the National Wildlife Refuge System

Official Website: Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge

St. Catherine Creek National Wildlife Refuge Hiking Fishing Hunting

Sibley, MS 39165 (95.457 miles)

St. Catherine Creek National Wildlife Refuge St. Catherine Creek National Wildlife Refuge was established in January 1990 to preserve, improve and create habitat for waterfowl. Intensive management programs on the refuge provide excellent winter habitat and resting areas for waterfowl in the Lower Mississippi River Valley.

Official Website: St. Catherine Creek National Wildlife Refuge

Lake Chicot State Park Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Lake Village, AR 71653 (95.822 miles)

The Mississippi Delta's beauty and recreational opportunities come together at Arkansas's largest natural lake.

Official Website: Lake Chicot State Park

Overflow National Wildlife Refuge Hiking Hunting

Parkdale, AR 71661 (96.373 miles)

The refuge is comprised of bottomland hardwood forests, agricultural fields and upland pine/hardwood forests.

Official Website: Overflow National Wildlife Refuge

Maynor Creek Water Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Waynesboro, MS 39367 (99.968 miles)

One of Pat Harrison's most colorful Water Parks, Maynor Creek Water Park is located six miles west of Waynesboro, Mississippi, off Highway 84. Fishing buffs cast for bream, catfish, crappie and Florida bass in the park's 450-acre lake. Dogwoods and magnolias bloom in the spring and fall paints the hickories in glorious autumn colors. The challenging waters of Maynor Creek flow clear and bright in the summer and fall, and full and brown in the winter and spring. Maynor Creek Park has three cabins and two bungalows for rental. Aluminum boat rentals and family picnic pavilions are also available.

Official Website: Maynor Creek Water Park

Ben's Creek Hunting

Washington Parish, LA 70438 (100.123 miles)

Owned by Weyerhaeuser Co., Inc. Consist mostly of rolling pine hills with some hardwoods located in creek bottoms. Hunting - large and small game.

Official Website: Ben's Creek

Clark Creek Hiking

Woodville, MS 39669 (101.439 miles)

Waterfalls? In Mississippi? Let's face it - the thought isn't on the tip of everyone's tongue. And you don’t just see them everywhere. But there's one spot in the Magnolia State where you can experience them amid the colorful splendor of a mixed hardwood and pine forest. The land is open to the public year-round and awaits your visit. And you won't be sorry you went.

Official Website: Clark Creek

Dahomey Natioal Wildlife Refuge Hiking Fishing Hunting

Boyle, MS 38730 (102.280 miles)

Dahomey NWR is located 15 miles south west of Cleveland, Mississippi. It was established in 1990 when the Nature Conservancy purchased 9,269 and leased the land back to the Service for management. In 1993, the Service completed acquisition of the TNC lands. One additional 162 acre tract was purchased by Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) and turned over to the Service in 1991. A 260 acre 16th section tract is leased from West Bolivar School Board bringing the total land base to 9,691 acres. The refuge is the largest remaining tract of bottomland hardwood-forested wetlands in the northwest portion of Mississippi.

Official Website: Dahomey Natioal Wildlife Refuge

Old River Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Poplarville, MS 39470 (104.020 miles)

Directions: From Poplarville take Hwy 26 west to Hwy 43. Turn south on Hwy 43 for approximately 3 miles to Old River headquarters. The headquarters is located on the west side of the road.

Official Website: Old River Wildlife Management Area

Theodore A. Mars, Jr. Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Poplarville, MS 39470 (104.020 miles)

Directions: From the intersection with I-59 at Poplarville, follow Hwy 53 south 4 miles

Official Website: Theodore A. Mars, Jr. Wildlife Management Area

Wolf River Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Poplarville, MS 39470 (104.020 miles)

Directions: From Columbia take Hwy 13 south to Baxterville. Turn by Baxterville School onto Bilbo Rd. and follow to headquarters.

Official Website: Wolf River Wildlife Management Area

Hugh White Fishing Camping Boating

Grenada, MS 38902 (104.615 miles)

Located on scenic Grenada Lake, Hugh White State Park offers the finest outdoor recreation amenities available, all nestled in a setting unmatched in natural beauty. Grenada Lake is best known as a haven for crappie fishermen, but is also well-stocked with bass, bream, and catfish. Hugh White State Park is centrally located between Memphis, Tennessee and Jackson, Mississippi.

Official Website: Hugh White

Tallahatchie National Wildlife Refuge Fishing Hunting

Grenada, MS 38902 (104.615 miles)

The Tallahatchie National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1990 and consists of 4,083 acres in Grenada and Tallahatchie Counties. Topography is relatively flat and land has been subject to extensive clearing and drainage. Upon acquisition the refuge lands consited mostly of agricultural fields. Since then, nearly 1,300 acres have been reforested. The unit's largest continuous tract is a patchwork of cultivated farmlands, old fields, and small scattered hardwood bottomland forests bisected by the meandering Tippo Bayou that is its center piece.

Official Website: Tallahatchie National Wildlife Refuge

Chemin-A-Haut State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Horseback

Bastrop, LA 71220 (106.049 miles)

Northeast Louisiana, Cabins, camping, boat rentals, fishing, nature trails and equestrain trail.

Official Website: Chemin-A-Haut State Park

Bayou Macon Hunting Camping

Monroe, LA 71203 (109.877 miles)

LDWF owned. Bottomland hardwood area. Primitive camping available.

Official Website: Bayou Macon

Big colewa Bayou Hunting

Monroe, LA 71203 (109.877 miles)

LDWF owned. Hunting, small and big game. Especially dove.

Official Website: Big colewa Bayou

Floy Ward McElroy WMA Hiking Fishing Hunting

Monroe, LA 71203 (109.877 miles)

Located in Richland parish. Wildlfie refuge and education area. Wildlife viewing, birding, fishing and nature trails

Official Website: Floy Ward McElroy WMA

Ouachita WMA Fishing Hunting Camping Boating

Monroe, LA 71203 (109.877 miles)

Located in Ouachita Parish. Bottomland hardwood area. Big and small game hunting, trapping, waterfowl, and birding. Three reservoirs for fishing. Camping area avialable.

Official Website: Ouachita WMA

Russell Sage WMA Hiking Hunting Camping

Monroe, LA 71203 (109.877 miles)

Located in Ouachita, Richland and Morehouse parishes. Hunting, trapping, birding and camping

Official Website: Russell Sage WMA

Union WMA Hunting Camping

Monroe, LA 71203 (109.877 miles)

Located in Union parish. Hunting, tapping and camping.

Official Website: Union WMA

John W. Starr Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Starkville, MS 39759 (110.903 miles)

Directions: From Starkville, take Hwy 25 south toward Louisville. Travel approximately 10 miles and turn left onto Dorman Lake Rd. Permit station is on the left. (there is no headquarters building on this area).

Official Website: John W. Starr Wildlife Management Area

Trim Cane Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Starkville, MS 39759 (110.903 miles)

Directions: From Starkville, take Hwy 389 north out of Starkville for 4 miles; headquarters building and permit station is on the left.

Official Website: Trim Cane Wildlife Management Area

Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge Hiking Fishing Hunting Boating

Gilbertown, AL 36908 (111.881 miles)

Acres: 4,218 acres plus 236 acres in perpetual conservation easements in eight parcels in Monroe, Sumter and Conecuh counties, located 10 miles northwest of Coffeeville, AL, across the Tombigbee River and north of Highway 84, in Southwest Alabama, approximately 80 miles north of Mobile. Wildlife includes: herons, raptors, otters, beavers, deer, turkeys, raccoons, squirrels, wood ducks, wintering waterfowl, and endangered/threatened species (American alligators, bald eagles and wood storks).

Official Website: Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge

Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge Hiking Fishing Hunting

Brooksville, MS 39739 (113.440 miles)

Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge is located in three counties (Noxubee, Oktibbeha, and Winston) and was originally created from lands obtained through the 1930's Resettlement Administration. With additional land acquisitions through the years, Noxubee now consists of 48,000 acres. Approximately 44,500 acres of the refuge is bottomland and upland forest. These forest lands are occupied by a variety of game species, including quail, deer, and turkey. The endangered red-cockaded woodpecker relies on the Refuge for its existence in east-central Mississippi, In addition many neotropic bird species inhabit the Noxubee forests.

Official Website: Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge

Black Prairie Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Brooksville, MS 39739 (113.440 miles)

Black Prairie is located in Lowndes County near Brooksville. If you have any question regarding Black Prairie call (662) 272 - 8303.

Official Website: Black Prairie Wildlife Management Area

Bladon Springs State Park Camping

Silas, AL 36919 (116.356 miles)

Centering around four mineral springs, this 357-acre park in Choctaw County in southwest Alabama provides modern campsites, shelters, tables and grills for daytime and nighttime family outings. The Park is located one mile north of Bladon Springs in southwest Alabama.

Official Website: Bladon Springs State Park

Great River Road Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Rosedale, MS 38769 (117.063 miles)

Situated inside the Mississippi River levee and bordered by the majestic river on its western edge, Great River Road State Park offers magnificent views of the ‘Father of Waters’ from a setting unmatched in natural beauty. The focal point of the park is a 75-foot high overlook tower, which provides panoramic views of the Mississippi River as well as being the ideal spot for a picnic. The park is named for the Great River Road, a scenic parkway that follows the Mississippi from its beginning as a small Canadian creek to its end at the Gulf of Mexico

Official Website: Great River Road

Flint Creek Water Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Wiggins, MS 39577 (117.138 miles)

Flint Creek Water Park, located on Highway 29 in Wiggins, Mississippi, and an easy 35 miles north of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, offers water fun for the whole family. The park is comprised of 1900 total acres and features a 600-acre lake with 13 miles of shoreline stocked with bass, bream, crappie and catfish offering excellent fishing 24-hours a day. The lake is also a favorite for boating, water skiing and swimming. Aluminum boat rentals are available. Flint Creek's Water Town with kiddy waterslides and four adult giant waterslides, is open most of the year.

Official Website: Flint Creek Water Park

De Soto Ranger Destrict (DE Soto National Forest) Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Wiggins, MS 39577 (117.138 miles)

The De Soto characterized by gently rolling terrain covered by southern pine ridges and hardwood bottoms with clear, tea-colored streams meandering throughout. Visitors who seek solitude will be able to within one of the state's two wilderness areas-- Black Creek or Leaf -- both located on the De Soto. Two National Recreation Trails offer over 60 miles for hikers to explore. The nature observer may delight in the varied ecosystems on the De Soto, from longleaf pine/scrub oak ridges to tupelo/bald cypress swamps, and from steep upland hardwood forests of Ragland Hills to the vast pitcher plant savanna at Buttercup Flats.

Official Website: De Soto Ranger Destrict (DE Soto National Forest)

Leaf River Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Wiggins, MS 39577 (117.138 miles)

Directions: Take Hwy 29 south at New Augusta, travel to Benndale Rd., veer left, travel to Forest Service Rd. 309 turn left. Travel to Forest Service RD. 353 turn left. Headquarters on right.

Official Website: Leaf River Wildlife Management Area

Red Creek Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Wiggins, MS 39577 (117.138 miles)

Directions: From Wiggins, take Hwy 49 south to Wire Rd., turn east on Wire Rd. approximately 13 miles to headquarters. The headquarters is located on the north side of the road.

Official Website: Red Creek Wildlife Management Area

Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge Hiking Fishing Hunting

Crossett, AR 71635 (118.222 miles)

This 65,000-acre refuge contains an abundance of water resources dominated by the Ouachita and Saline Rivers and the Felsenthal Pool.

Official Website: Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge

Calhoun County Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Calhoun City, MS 38916 (120.348 miles)

Directions: Beginning on the west side of the Square in Calhoun City, go west on CR 306 5.7 miles, turn right onto CR 317, go .75 mile, turn left on CR 308, go .06 mile, turn right onto CR 319, go 4.4 miles to the intersection of CR 321, turn left onto CR 321, to .33 mile to CR 322, turn right onto CR 322, go.25 mile, headquarters on left.

Official Website: Calhoun County Wildlife Management Area

Little Biloxi Wildlife Management Area Hunting

McHenry, MS 39561 (125.903 miles)

Directions: *South on Hwy 49 below Wiggins, turn right at Perkinston Jr. College, go about 8 miles and look for sign that is by road to the left-Hickman Tower Rd.

Official Website: Little Biloxi Wildlife Management Area

George P. Cossar Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Oakland, MS 38948 (128.077 miles)

Situated on the shores of Enid Lake, George Payne Cossar State Park is a sportsman's paradise. Most of the land around the lake and in nearby Holly Springs National Forest is open for public hunting, and is abundant in variety of game. Hunters are not the only sportsmen who will find their quarry in the area. The world record crappie, weighing in at over five pounds, was pulled from the waters of Enid Lake. These excellent hunting and fishing opportunities, combined with a variety of recreational opportunities and scenic natural beauty, make George Payne Cossar State Park the perfect family vacation spot.

Official Website: George P. Cossar

Fairview-Riverside State Park Hiking Camping

Madisonville, LA 70447 (129.076 miles)

Southeast Louisiana, Camping, swimming and a nature trail avialable for use.

Official Website: Fairview-Riverside State Park

Lake D'Arbonne State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Farmerville, LA 71241 (129.400 miles)

Northeast Louisiana, a fisherman's paradise. Campsite, picnic tables and grills, 3 piers and a boat ramp

Official Website: Lake D'Arbonne State Park

Chickasaw Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Houston, MS 38851 (130.380 miles)

Directions: From Houston, take Hwy 15 north to the intersection of Hwy 32 east. Turn east (right) toward Okolona, travel 10 miles, headquarters is on the left side of Highway. From Okolona, take Hwy 32 west toward Houston. Travel 10 miles; headquarters building is on the right side of highway

Official Website: Chickasaw Wildlife Management Area

Jimmie Davis State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Chatham, LA 71226 (130.503 miles)

Northwest Louisana. Camping, cabins, fishing, waterskiing, biking and nature trails

Official Website: Jimmie Davis State Park

O'Keefe Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Lambert, MS 38643 (131.803 miles)

Directions: Located in Quitman County. From Batesville take Hwy. 6 West to Hwy. 3 at Marks. Go south on Hwy. 3 to Hwy. 322 at Lambert. Go East on 322 to 6th Street, turn south on 6th Street for approximately 7 miles to a sign on the left side of the road saying Headquarters Building. Turn left and go approximately 1/4 mile to the Headquarters Building.

Official Website: O'Keefe Wildlife Management Area

Lake Lowndes Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Columbus, MS 39702 (132.606 miles)

Lake Lowndes State Park offers complete recreational facilities for individuals, families, and groups. Located on a beautiful 150-acre lake, the park offers unlimited opportunities for fishing and camping, asfootball, tennis, softball, and other organized spor well as complete facilities for ts. Mississippi University for Women (The "W") and Mississippi State University (MSU) are just a short drive to the west, making Lake Lowndes State Park the perfect place to stay during a football weekend at MSU or while visiting either campus.

Official Website: Lake Lowndes

Fountainebleau State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking

Mandeville, LA 70448 (133.674 miles)

Southeast Louisiana, Camping, swimming, architech and nature trails avialable for use. Access to Tammany Trace

Official Website: Fountainebleau State Park

Tickfaw State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Springfield, LA 70462 (134.212 miles)

Southcentral Louisiana. Cabins, camping, canoe rentals, fishing, cycling wildlfie viewing and nature trails.

Official Website: Tickfaw State Park

Gulf Islands National Seashore Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Ocean Springs, MS 39564 (139.833 miles)

Beautiful beaches, historic forts and recreational opportunities are plentiful. Open year-round, the Seashore is in Mississippi and Florida.

Official Website: Gulf Islands National Seashore

Hutchinson Creek WMA Hunting

Baton Rouge, LA 70898 (141.536 miles)

Located in St. Helena parish. Hunting

Official Website: Hutchinson Creek WMA

Joyce WMA Hiking Fishing Hunting

Baton Rouge, LA 70898 (141.536 miles)

Located in Tangipahoa Parish. Limited access by road. Boat launches nearby. Hunting, waterfowl, wildlife and bird watching.

Official Website: Joyce WMA

Lake Ramsey Savannah WMA Hiking Hunting

Baton Rouge, LA 70898 (141.536 miles)

Located in St. Tammany parish. Education, hiking, trapping, wildlife viewing, and research.

Official Website: Lake Ramsey Savannah WMA

Manchac Fishing Hunting Boating

Baton Rouge, LA 70898 (141.536 miles)

Locateded in the North part of St. John the Baptist parish. Trapping, waterfowl hunting, fishing, wildlife and bird viewing. Multiple wood duck nesting boxes

Official Website: Manchac

Maurepas Swamp WMA Hiking Fishing Hunting Boating

Baton Rouge, LA 70898 (141.536 miles)

Located between New Orleans and Sorrento. Accessible primairly by boat, some foot access. Hunting of large and small game. Fresh water fishing and birding.

Official Website: Maurepas Swamp WMA

Pearl River WMA Fishing Hunting Camping

Baton Rouge, LA 70898 (141.536 miles)

Located in St.Tammany parish. Hunting, fishing and camping

Official Website: Pearl River WMA

Sandy Hollow WMA Hunting Horseback

Baton Rouge, LA 70898 (141.536 miles)

Located in Tangipahoa Parish. Managed for upland game birds. Research study plots

Official Website: Sandy Hollow WMA

Tangipahoa Parish School Board Hunting

Baton Rouge, LA 70898 (141.536 miles)

Located in Tangipahoa Parish. Hunting

Official Website: Tangipahoa Parish School Board

Tunica Hills WMA Hiking Hunting Biking Horseback

Baton Rouge, LA 70898 (141.536 miles)

Located in West Feliciana parish. Hunting, trapping, birdwatching, hiking, horseback riding, bike riding, sightseeing photography and scientific study.

Official Website: Tunica Hills WMA

Moro Bay State Park Fishing Camping Boating

Jersey, AR 71651 (141.992 miles)

Located in south central Arkansas where Moro Bay and Raymond Lake join the Ouachita River.

Official Website: Moro Bay State Park

Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Hiking

Gulf Shores, AL 36545 (144.595 miles)

The Bon Secour NWR contains 7,000 acres of wildlife habitat for migratory birds, nesting sea turtles and the endangered Alabama beach mouse. The refuge was established by Congress in 1980 to preserve the coastal dune ecosystem, to protect threatened and endangered species, to provide compatible recreational opportunities, and to serve as a living laboratory for students and scientists.

Official Website: Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge

Alexander State Forest Fishing Hunting Boating

Pine, LA 71360 (145.290 miles)

LDAF owned. Pine hills - Hardwood bottoms. Hunting and fishing

Official Website: Alexander State Forest

Catahoula Lake Hiking Fishing Hunting

Pineville, LA 71360 (145.290 miles)

Located in LaSalle, Rapides and Grant parishes. Hunting, fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing and birding.

Official Website: Catahoula Lake

Dewey Wills Fishing Hunting Camping Boating

Pineville, LA 71360 (145.290 miles)

Located in Catahoula and LaSalle Parishes. Bottomland hardwoods. Hunting, sport and commericial fishing, trapping, birding, boating and camping.

Official Website: Dewey Wills

Elbow Slough WMA Hunting

Pineville, LA 71360 (145.290 miles)

Located in Rapides Parish. Mainly small game hunting and wildlife and bird viewing.

Official Website: Elbow Slough WMA

Kisatchie National Forest Hunting

Pineville, LA 71360 (145.290 miles)

Located in Central Louisiana and owned by the National Forest. Hunting

Official Website: Kisatchie National Forest

Little River WMA Fishing Hunting Camping

Pineville, LA 71360 (145.290 miles)

Located in Grant and LaSalle parishes. Primarily bottomland hardwoods. Mostly small game, but some large game hunting. Camping and boat launch

Official Website: Little River WMA

National Catahoula Wildlife Management Preserve Hunting

Pineville, LA 71360 (145.290 miles)

Located in Grant and Winn Parishes. Hunting

Official Website: National Catahoula Wildlife Management Preserve

National Red Dirt WMA Preserve Hunting

Pineville, LA 71360 (145.290 miles)

Located in Grant and Winn Parishes. Hunting

Official Website: National Red Dirt WMA Preserve

Chickasaw State Park Hiking Camping

Gallion, AL 36742 (145.466 miles)

Rambling in rural Marengo County is Chickasaw's 520-acre roadside park. Complete with modern campsites, wading pool, hiking trails, a barbeque grilling pavilion, plus other large pavilions and picnic areas makes this small park perfect for group-sized cookouts and gatherings. The Park is also located adjacent to the handicapped-accessible, state-operated hunting facility "Turnipseed-Ikenberry Place Physically Disabled Hunting Area".

Official Website: Chickasaw State Park

Ward Bayou Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Vancleave, MS 39565 (146.654 miles)

Directions: From Moss Point travel north on Hwy 63 turn west on Wade-Vancleave Rd. and travel to 4-way stop. Turn left and follow signs to headquarters.

Official Website: Ward Bayou Wildlife Management Area

Pascagoula River Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Lucedale, MS 39452 (146.729 miles)

Pascagoula River is located in George, Jackson County near Lucedale. If you have any question regarding Pascagoula River call (601) 947-6376, (228) 588-3878.

Official Website: Pascagoula River Wildlife Management Area

Holly Springs National Forest Fishing Hunting Camping Boating

Oxford, MS 38655 (146.969 miles)

Official Website: Holly Springs National Forest

Sardis Waterfowl Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Oxford, MS 38655 (146.969 miles)

Directions: From Oxford, take Hwy. 314 west approximately 1.5 miles. Turn right at 3-way stop. Turn left at 4-way stop onto CR 102. Go 5 miles, then turn right onto CR 141. Go approximately 3.5 miles to area headquarters.

Official Website: Sardis Waterfowl Wildlife Management Area

Upper Sardis Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Oxford, MS 38655 (146.969 miles)

Directions: Located in Lafayette County. From the intersection of Hwy. 7 and Hwy. 30 at Oxford go 12 miles east on Hwy. 30 to sign on the right saying Headquarters.

Official Website: Upper Sardis Wildlife Management Area

John W. Kyle Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Sardis, MS 38666 (148.660 miles)

Located on scenic Sardis Reservoir just one hour from Memphis, John W. Kyle State Park offers a wide array of recreational opportunities in an area abundant in natural beauty. The historic campus of the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) is just 25 miles away, making Kyle State Park the perfect spot to spend a football weekend.

Official Website: John W. Kyle

Charles Ray Nix Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Sardis, MS 38666 (148.660 miles)

Directions: Located in Panola County. From Sardis take Hwy. 315 West to Old Panola Road. Turn south on Old Panola Road to Davis Chapel Road. Turn west on Davis Chapel. Road will deadend at headquarters.

Official Website: Charles Ray Nix Wildlife Management Area

Cane Creek State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Star City, AR 71667 (148.725 miles)

Located where the rolling terrain of the West Gulf Coastal Plain and the alluvial lands of east Arkansas's Mississippi Delta, this park offers visitors the opportunity to explore two distinct natural settings in one visit.

Official Website: Cane Creek State Park

White River National Wildlife Refuge Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping

St. Charles, AR 72140 (152.311 miles)

The refuge lies in the floodplain of the White River where it meets the Mississippi River.

Official Website: White River National Wildlife Refuge

Indian Creek Recreation Area Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Woodworth, LA 71485 (157.150 miles)

LDAF owned. Camping, swimming, boating, hiking, fishing, wildlife viewing and nature trails.

Official Website: Indian Creek Recreation Area

Shepard Camping Biking Boating

Gautier, MS 39553 (159.523 miles)

Shepard State Park is nestled in the heart of Singing River (Pascagoula River) country, where legend has it that members of the Pascagoula Indian nation linked hands and walked into the Pascagoula River rather than be taken captive by hostile Indian tribes. The mournful death chant they sang as they walked earned the Pascagoula River the nickname “Singing River.” Tales of the heroic exploits of French and Spanish settlers and romantic legends of the Pascagoula and Biloxi Indians are standard fare in the scenic coastal area surrounding Shepard State Park.

Official Website: Shepard

Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge Hiking

Gautier, MS 39553 (159.523 miles)

The Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge is one of more than 540 national wildlife refuges administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It was established in 1975 to safeguard the endangered Mississippi sandhill crane and its unique disappearing wet pine savanna habitat. The refuge consists of more than 19,000 acres in four units and is now part of the Gulf Coast National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The Refuge Complex Manager also administers Grand Bay National Wildlife Refuge (Mississippi/Alabama) and Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge (Alabama).

Official Website: Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge

Trace Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Belden, MS 38826 (159.827 miles)

Trace State Park offers a quiet, natural retreat located just minutes from the excitement of Tupelo, one of Mississippi's fastest growing cities. Trace State Park offers a variety of outdoor activities ranging from fishing and water sports to exploring miles of secluded nature trails. A special arrangement with the Pontotoc Country Club allows Trace State Park guests to enjoy the club's 18-hole golf course without paying green fees.

Official Website: Trace

Indian Bayou Hunting

Port Barre, LA 70577 (160.400 miles)

Located in St. Landdry and St. Martin parishes. Hunting

Official Website: Indian Bayou

Grand Bay National Wildlife Refuge Hunting

Moss Point, MS 39562 (162.015 miles)

Grand Bay NWR is one of over 540 National Wildlife Refuges managed as part of the National Wildlife Refuge System. Grand Bay NWR was established in 1992 under the Emergency Wetlands Resources act of 1986 to protect one of the largest expanses of undisturbed pine savanna habitats in the Gulf Coastal Plain region. The refuge is located in Mobile County, Alabama and Jackson, County Mississippi, and when complete will encompass over 32,000 acres.

Official Website: Grand Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Lake Lurleen State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Coker, AL 35452 (162.267 miles)

Lake Lurleen State Park is named after Alabama’s only female governor. Lurleen Wallace, the wife of former Governor George C. Wallace, was a native of Tuscaloosa County. As Governor she was instrumental in funding a major renovation project of Alabama State Parks. Lake Lurleen State Park is located 9 miles Northwest of the cities of Tuscaloosa and Northport, Alabama and is 14 miles from the campus of the University of Alabama, home of the “Crimson Tide.” The 1,625-acre park is a scenic lakeside retreat set on the banks of a 250-acre lake. Facilities include a modern campground, activity building, picnic area, play area, pavilions, beach with bathhouse, fishing piers, boat rentals and boat-launch areas.

Official Website: Lake Lurleen State Park

Tombigbee Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Tupelo, MS 38804 (162.525 miles)

Located just six miles south of Tupelo, Mississippi - Tombigbee State Park offers the finest in outdoor recreation opportunities minutes from one of Mississippi's premier shopping, dining and entertainment areas. Tupelo is the site of the bi-annual Tupelo Furniture Market; home of the Elvis Presley Birthplace; and the headquarters of the Natchez Trace Parkway.

Official Website: Tombigbee

Natchez Trace Parkway Camping Biking

Tupelo, MS 38804 (162.525 miles)

The 444-mile Natchez Trace Parkway commemorates an ancient trail used by animals and people that connected southern portions of the Mississippi River, through Alabama, to salt licks in today's central Tennessee. Today, visitors can experience this National Scenic Byway and All-American Road through driving, hiking, biking, horseback riding, and camping.

Official Website: Natchez Trace Parkway

Bayou Segnette State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Westwego, LA 70094 (163.779 miles)

Southeast Louisiana, South of New Orleans. Camping, swimming and a nature trail avialable for use.

Official Website: Bayou Segnette State Park

Attakapas WMA Fishing Hunting Boating

Opelousas, LA 70570 (165.620 miles)

Located in Upper St.Mary and Lower St. Martin and Iberia Parishes. Only accessible by boat. Public launches available. Hunting and fishing

Official Website: Attakapas WMA

Elm Hall Fishing Hunting Boating

Opelousas, LA 70570 (165.620 miles)

Locatedin Assumption Parish. Bottomland hardwood. Accessible only by boat. Hunting, fishing, birding

Official Website: Elm Hall

Grassy Lake WMA Fishing Hunting Camping

Opelousas, LA 70570 (165.620 miles)

Located in Avoyelles parish. Bottomland hardwood. Hunting, fishing, trapping, and camping.

Official Website: Grassy Lake WMA

Pomme de Terre WMA Fishing Hunting Camping Boating

Opelousas, LA 70570 (165.620 miles)

Located in Avoyelles parish. Large and small game hunting. Fishing, boating, and camping

Official Website: Pomme de Terre WMA

Sherburne/Atchafalaya NWR/Bayou des Oures Hunting Camping

Opelousas, LA 70570 (165.620 miles)

Located in Pointe Coupee, St.Martin and Iberville parishes. Bottomland hardwood area that offers big and small game hunting. Camping and shooting range complex

Official Website: Sherburne/Atchafalaya NWR/Bayou des Oures

Spring Bayou WMA Fishing Hunting Boating

Opelousas, LA 70570 (165.620 miles)

Located in Avoyelles parish. Hunting, trapping, fishing, boating and water skiing.

Official Website: Spring Bayou WMA

Thistlewaite WMA Hiking Hunting

Opelousas, LA 70570 (165.620 miles)

Located in St. Landry parish. Hunting, trapping, hiking, nature trails and birding

Official Website: Thistlewaite WMA

Hell Creek Wildlife Management Area Hunting

New Albany, MS 38652 (165.989 miles)

Directions: From New Albany, take Hwy 15 north toward Ripley. At Cotton Plant community turn left onto county road 825. Headquarters building is 3.5 miles on the right.

Official Website: Hell Creek Wildlife Management Area

Chicot State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Ville Platte, LA 70586 (166.123 miles)

Southcentral Louisiana, cammping, boating, fishing, nature trails and bike trails

Official Website: Chicot State Park

Roland Cooper State Park Fishing Camping Boating

Camden, AL 36726 (170.152 miles)

Rolling along the 22,000-acre Dannelly Reservoir, this 236-acre park features a nine-hole golf course with clubhouse, spacious vacation cottages, modern campground with bathhouse and laundry, and a scenic picnic area with tables, grills, pavilions and comfort station. With fishing so popular in the reservoir, the park also provides boat launching facilities.

Official Website: Roland Cooper State Park

Canal Section Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Fulton, MS 38843 (170.720 miles)

The Canal Section Wildlife Management Area (CSWMA) is in northeast Mississippi along the west side of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. Starting at Highway 4 below the Bay Springs Lake lock and dam in Tishomingo County, it continues southward through Prentiss, Itawamba and Monroe counties and ends approximately five miles south of Aberdeen. The 32,000 acres of CSWMA are primarily hardwood and swamp bottomland with shallow meandering streams and open lands which were previously farmed.

Official Website: Canal Section Wildlife Management Area

St. Bernard State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Braithwaite, LA 70040 (171.121 miles)

Southeast Louisiana, South of New Orleans. Camping, fishing, picnic areas, swimming and nature trails

Official Website: St. Bernard State Park

Meaher State Park Fishing Camping Boating

Spanish Fort, AL 36577 (175.867 miles)

This 1,327-acre park is situated in the wetlands of Mobile Bay and is a day-use picnicking and scenic park with modern camping hook-ups and bathhouse facilities for overnight visitors. A boat ramp and fishing pier will appeal to every fisherman. A self-guided walk on two nature trails includes a boardwalk with a up close view of the Mobile Delta. 

Official Website: Meaher State Park

Wall Doxey Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Holly Springs, MS 38635 (176.144 miles)

Wall Doxey State Park offers an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities in a setting rich in natural beauty. Centered around a 60-acre, spring-fed lake, Wall Doxey is only 40 miles from the exciting shopping, restaurants, and attractions of Memphis, Tennessee, and is just seven miles from the splendid antebellum homes of Holly Springs, Mississippi. The University of Mississippi ("Ole Miss") is just a 25-minute drive away, making Wall Doxey State Park the perfect place to spend a football weekend. For a weekend getaway or as a central vacation spot, Wall Doxey State Park is an ideal destination.

Official Website: Wall Doxey

Lake Fausse Pointe State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Martinville, LA 70582 (177.767 miles)

Southwest Louisiana. Cabins, camping, boat rentals, fishing and nature trails

Official Website: Lake Fausse Pointe State Park

Talladega National Forest - Oakmulgee Districe Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Brent, AL 35034 (180.721 miles)

The Talladega National Forest is divided into three Ranger Districts:  Oakmulgee District lies in the central part of the state, south of Tuscaloosa County in Hale, Tuscaloosa, Bibb, Perry, Chilton and Dallas Counties.  The Shoal Creek and Talladega Districts are located in the northeastern part of the state in Cherokee, Calhoun, Cleburne, Talladega and Clay Counties.  The Talladega and Shoal Creek Divisions of Talladega National Forest topography is comprised of upland hills and low mountains with predominantly moderately steep slopes.  Oakmulgee Division of Talladega National Forest consists of level to moderately sloping, broad ridges with stream terraces and broad floodplains.

Official Website: Talladega National Forest - Oakmulgee Districe

Little River State Forest Hiking Fishing Camping Horseback Boating

Atmore, AL 36502 (181.543 miles)

Located just 12 miles north of Interstate 65 at Atmore and beneath towering pines, this 960-acre park provides fishing and swimming on a 25-acre lake.  Campers can wander the trails or enjoy the water from daylight to dark.

Official Website: Little River State Forest

Bayou Pierre Hiking Hunting

Minden, LA 71055 (181.934 miles)

LDWF owned. Bottomland hardwoods. Hunting and birdwatching.

Official Website: Bayou Pierre

Bodcau Fishing Hunting Camping Boating

Minden, LA 71055 (181.934 miles)

Locatedin Bossier and Webster Parishes. Boating, fishing,birding, hunting and camping are available. Ivan Lake is a man-made reservoir available for use.

Official Website: Bodcau

Jackson Bienville WMA Hunting

Minden, LA 71055 (181.934 miles)

Located in Jackson, Bienville, and Lincoln parishes. Rolling pine hills and bottomland hardwoods. Hunting and trapping.

Official Website: Jackson Bienville WMA

Loggy Bayou WMA Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping

Minden, LA 71055 (181.934 miles)

Located in Bossier Parish. Hunting, sport and commercial fishing. Bird watching and nature study groups. Camping

Official Website: Loggy Bayou WMA

Soda Lake WMA Hiking Hunting Biking

Minden, LA 71055 (181.934 miles)

Located in Caddo parish. Access is limited to walk-in and bicycle. Hunting, wildlife and bird viewing

Official Website: Soda Lake WMA

Atchafalaya Delta WMA Fishing Hunting Boating

New Iberia, LA 70506 (182.110 miles)

Located at the mouths of the Atchafalaya River and Wax Lake Outlet in St.Mary Parish. Fishing and hunting. Only accessible by boat.

Official Website: Atchafalaya Delta WMA

Paul M. Grist State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Selma, AL 36701 (184.406 miles)

Tranquility prevails in this beautiful 1,080-acre park as visitors enjoy the relaxing atmosphere around the park's 100-acre lake. Recreational opportunities include swimming, fishing, boating, picnicking, hiking and camping.

Official Website: Paul M. Grist State Park

Biloxi WMA Fishing Hunting Boating

New Iberia, LA 70560 (185.661 miles)

Located in upper St. Bernard Parish. Excellent producer of fish, shrimp, crab, and waterfowl. Hunting and fishing. Accessible only by boat.

Official Website: Biloxi WMA

Lake Boeuf WMA Fishing Hunting

New Iberia, LA 70560 (185.661 miles)

Located in South Louisiana. Hunting and fishing. Accessible only by boat.

Official Website: Lake Boeuf WMA

Pass A Loutre Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Boating

New Iberia, LA 70560 (185.661 miles)

Located in Plaquemines parish. Waterfowl and migratory game bird and small game hunting. Excellent fishing - fresh and salt water. Boating, crabbing and camping

Official Website: Pass A Loutre

Pointe-aux-Chenes WMA Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Boating

New Iberia, LA 70560 (185.661 miles)

Located in Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes. Accessible mostly by boat, few roads. Game hunting, salt and fresh water fishing. Boating and camping available.

Official Website: Pointe-aux-Chenes WMA

Salvador/Timken WMA Hiking Fishing Hunting Boating

New Iberia, LA 70560 (185.661 miles)

Located in St.Charles parish. Small and big game hunting, excellent freshwater fishing, boating, nature study and picnicking.

Official Website: Salvador/Timken WMA

Wisner WMA Hunting

New Iberia, LA 70560 (185.661 miles)

Located in Lafourche parish. Hunting

Official Website: Wisner WMA

John Bell Williams Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Booneville, MS 38829 (187.860 miles)

John Bell Williams is located in Prentiss County near Booneville.

Official Website: John Bell Williams Wildlife Management Area

Lake Bistineau State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Doyline, LA 71023 (188.842 miles)

North Louisiana. Cabins, camping, boat rentals, extensive hiking trails and activity areas

Official Website: Lake Bistineau State Park

Cypremort Point State Park Hiking Fishing Camping

Cypremort Point, LA 70538 (189.735 miles)

Southwest Louisiana, this park offers access to the Gulf of Mexico. Camping, fishing and the viewing of wildlife

Official Website: Cypremort Point State Park

T.O. Fuller SP Hiking Camping

1500 Mitchell Road, TN 38109 (190.113 miles)

The park is located in Shelby County within the southern limits of the city of Memphis. The park encompasses a total of 1,138 acres with a diversity of wildlife. With its abundance of local flora and fauna from the Mississippi flood plains to its high and overshadowing bluff ridges makes this area an ideal place for the birdwatcher or outdoor extremist.

Official Website: T.O. Fuller SP

Logoly State Park Hiking Camping

McNeil, AR 71752 (190.253 miles)

Arkansas's first environmental education state park provides a living laboratory for students and visitors.

Official Website: Logoly State Park

Tishomingo Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Tishomingo, MS 38873 (197.189 miles)

Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Tishomingo State Park is steeped in history and scenic beauty. The park takes its name from the leader of the Chickasaw nation, Chief Tishomingo. The famous Natchez Trace Parkway, the premier highway of the early 1800s and a modern scenic parkway, runs directly through the park. Today's visitors to Tishomingo State Park discover the same timeless natural beauty that enchanted the Indians centuries ago. Tishomingo offers a unique landscape of massive rock formations and fern-filled crevices found nowhere else in Mississippi. Massive boulders blanketed in moss dot the hillsides, and colorful wildflowers border trails once walked by Native Americans.

Official Website: Tishomingo

Bayou Des Arc Wildlife Management Area Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Boating

Des Arc, AR 72040 (199.063 miles)

953-acre wildlife management area was created in 1966 after the acquisition of property for the construction of a 320-acre public fishing lake.

Official Website: Bayou Des Arc Wildlife Management Area

White Oak Lake State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Bluff City, AR 71722 (199.749 miles)

Adjacent to Poison Springs State Forest, the park lies on the shore of White Oak Lake.

Official Website: White Oak Lake State Park

Hodges Gardens State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Florien, LA 71429 (199.775 miles)

Northwest Louisiana. Camping, cabins, fishing, boat, kayak and canoe rentals and nature trail. Developed azalea and rose gardens.

Official Website: Hodges Gardens State Park