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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.
Recreation Swimming, pool, fishing, boating, wildlife viewing, canoeing, kayaking, tubing, water skiing, jet skiing, hiking trails, biking trails, playground, pavilion.
Birding and wildlife viewing in 255 acres/ 50- acre lake; floodplain forest; lakes; Pearl River; lush habitat for reptiles, mammals, fish, insects, Northern parulas, prothonotary warblers, yellowbilled cuckoos, wood thrushes, great egrets, snowy egrets, great blue herons, neotropical migrants, tanagers, rose-breasted grosbeaks, warblers, thrushes, wood ducks, Carolina wrens, cardinals, Carolina chickadees, tufted titmice, ruby-crowned kinglets, sparrows, yellow-bellied sapsuckers, goldfinches, and pileated woodpeckers.
1800 acres; deer, wild turkey, migratory waterfowl, small fur-bearing mammals, plentiful birdlife, and alligators; cabins and camping available.
Trail with lowland habitat in Delta National Forest offering viewing of wetland songbirds during migration, deer, barred owls, wood ducks, and aquatic mammals, access difficult in high water. Closed from November to January.
The Longleaf Trace is a 41-mile biking, hiking, and horseback-riding trail stretching between Prentiss and Hattiesburg in south-central Mississippi. Named for the variety of pine tree which dominate this part of the state, the Longleaf Trace is not only the first of its kind in the State of Mississippi, but one of the longest rail-trails in the United States. You can begin your trek at the University of Southern Mississippi, in Hattiesburg, or at Prentiss and anywhere in between.
Birding and wildlife viewing, spring and fall best seasons, walking trails in riparian woodlands
Home to brown pelicans, herons, and egrets.
area offering a variety of warblers, tanagers, vireos, flycatchers, thrushes, and sparrows during spring and fall migrations, endangered species, such as the gopher tortoise, black pine snake, indigo snake, and several other reptiles
One of Pat Harrison's most colorful Water Parks, Maynor Creek Water Park is located six miles west of Waynesboro, Mississippi, off Highway 84.
Located on the Jourdan River. Fishing, boating, 2 boat ramps, wildlife viewing, 2 1/2-mile nature trail, canoeing, kayaking, tubing, hiking trails, canoe/paddle boat rental, lighted ball field, pavilion, picnic area, playground.
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