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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.
Come visit these fascinating animals at the largest working emu farm in Mississippi. Emu oil, pain relief, skin care products, decorated eggs and emu meat are available. Call for a tour appointment.
Water park and 18-hole mini golf course.
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.
BlueJack Ridge Ranch is an outdoor, western experience designed to mimic ranching and farming activities in a fun and interactive way. These activities are designed with children ages 3 to 12 in mind. We strive to create a family oriented, safe and playful environment, free from an over-saturation of technology and mechanical elements. Our tiny guests are our priority and therefore BlueJack Ridge will remain spook-free. A place for families to experience the joy of having the "Ranch in the Country" with having to own it.
Enjoy outdoor exhibits depicting Vicksburg's rich history. Explore playful areas, gardens, fountains, art murals and unique exhibits.
The Center for Marine Education and Research is a state of the art educational interactive museum. Explore a 2,000 sq. ft. facility of interactive exhibits and life-size replicas of sea creatures. Dolphin encounters & presentions are seasonal.
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