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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.
Birding and wildlife viewing on a refuge consisting of three units on more than 19,000 acres, open wet pine savannas, flatwoods; unique and endangered ecosystem plants species include carnivorous plants and orchids; endangered Mississippi sandhill crane (only about 100 remaining), red-cockaded woodpecker, gopher tortoise, bald eagle, deer, foxes, bobcats, raccoons, raptors, wading birds, reptiles, amphibians, neotropical migrant birds in spring and fall, hummingbirds, and Henslow's sparrows, new visitors center
wildlife viewing along beautiful Natchez Trace Parkway, deer, wild turkey, bobwhite quail, raccoon, opossum, squirrel, armadillio, migratory waterfowl
48,000 Acres located in east-central Mississippi; Red-cockaded woodpeckers actively managed and monitored for year-round viewing; more than 254 species of birds, numerous other wildlife; view from roads, 7 trails, 3 overlooks; permanent telescope at Goose Overlook; brochures, maps, bird list available at refuge office; state-of-the-art education center.
Fishing, hiking trails, hunting, watchable wildlife
Birding and wildlife viewing in scenic harbor, trips during migration and winter recommended; loons, grebes, black-crowned night-heron, waterfowl, rails, shorebirds, gulls, terns, migrant songbirds
birding and wildlife viewing on beautiful lake, wetland flora, many species of wildlife, great blue herons, red-bellied woodpeckers, northern cardinal, Eastern bluebirds, warblers, vireos, and other neotropical songbirds, blue bird nesting box
13,206 acres of forests, swamps, and fields offering viewing of 40 species of mammals and 150 species of birds, including the bald eagle and alligators
38,697 acres; Waterfowl, American alligator, whitetail deer, wild turkey, squirrel, swamp rabbit, sloughs.
36,994-Acre natural habitat offering great viewing of wild turkeys, wood ducks, sparrows, flycatchers, warblers, tanagers, thrushers, wading birds, shorebirds, swallow-tailed kites, various herons, egrets, woodpeckers, owls, hawks, abundant wildlife
Take your family on an adventure ride on the Pearl River in an airboat. Explore the river and witness a large variety of wildlife, old cypress trees and interesting geological formations. See the wonder and beauty of the mighty Pearl up close and personal.
THE OFFICIAL TOURISM RESOURCE FOR THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI