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From primitive camping to full-service RV accommodations to cozy cabins, Mississippi's State Parks are fantastic places to stay. For complete information, click here.
Based on Willie Morris's book, explores Yazoo City and Glenwood Cemetery through the eyes of young Morris. Costumed storyteller tells the story of "the witch." Schedule in advance. Admission.
Park has outside full-court basketball area, a 1600 sq. ft. open-air pavilion, picnic tables, state of the art playground, baseball/softball field, concession stand, bathroom amenities.
390 feet of lazy river, two 25-foot super slides rushing into a landing pool, pirate ship with a slide and cannons shooting water into the kiddie pool, 18-hole mini golf.
Commemorates the Delta boyhood of Jim Henson, creator of the Sesame Street characters and his delightful Muppets. Kermit the Frog is displayed along with other Henson memorabilia.
Cattle ranch with authentic western town & more
A creative adventure into the history of the Mississippi River and the fabulous paddle wheel steamboats that once traveled its mighty waters. Enjoy all the sights and musical sounds within this public park and imagine the Mississippi River life that once flourished along these waterways. Hear a historical narration about Vicksburg’s rich history. Explore playful areas, garden area walks, the splash fountain, children’s art, murals and unique exhibits.
Lots of fun for the entire family. Go-kart racing.
34 lane bowing center with video games and bar and grill.
The Crosby Arboretum is the premier native plant conservatory in the southeast. A variety of plant communities are featured at the Arboretum that represent the native flora of the Pearl River drainage basin in Mississippi and Louisiana which include aquatic, savanna, and woodland exhibits. These habitats provide many opportunities for all ages to learn about nature through educational programs, tours, and events.
The Gloster Arboretum was founded in 1956 by the late Sara & Frank Gladney, of Baton Rouge, LA. In 1965 the Gladneys established the John James Audubon Foundation to manage the 400 acre tract to preserve the unique indigenous plant associations with special care being given to the beech, magnolias, stewartia, mountain laurel, rhododendrons, viburnums and other native species, and to protect & enhance the special population of non-indigenous plantings introduced by the Gladneys and others. Visitation hours are daylight to dark seven days a week. Self-guided tour map available at site. Free admission.
THE OFFICIAL TOURISM RESOURCE FOR THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI