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Birding and wildlife viewing in picturesque park in Appalachian foothills; unique landscape, upland pine, hardwood forests, massive rock formations, Bear Creek flowing through; 13-mile nature trail system features rugged terrain; more than 600 species of fern, wildlflowers, bob white quail, wild turkey, hawks, vultures, ospreys, owls, wading birds; 8-mile canoe trips on Bear Creek; canoe rentals in park.
23 mile long trail in De Soto National Forest traverses longleaf pine covered ridges, pitcher plant savannas, flooded tupelo/bald cypress swamps, offering excellent wildlife viewing
Centered around a 60-acre spring fed lake. 9 cabins, 17 tent sites, 64 RV sites (paved), 64 back-ins (38'), hook-ups (64W, 64E), 20/30/50 amps, 49 shaded spots, 64 side hook-ups, dump station, slide-out accommodations, handicapped accessible.
Facilities: Restrooms, showers, laundry, security, firewood, conference/meeting facilities. Group Camp accommodates 104 for summer camp retreats and family reunions.
Recreation: Spring Lake in the park has over 200 springs that feeds a beautiful 60-acre lake. The water stays clear and cold year-round and completely replaces itself every 51 hours. There are two 20-hole disc golf courses, a disc golf pro shop, four outdoor picnic shelters, fishing and hiking trails. Nearby attractions: Marshall County museums, Strawberry Plains Audubon Society, The University of Mississippi, Rowan Oak, & Kirkwood National Golf Course.
Birding and wildlife viewing on 13,234- acres of wildlife management land near the Pascagoula River; wood ducks, sparrows, flycatchers, warblers, tanagers, thrushes, wading birds, shorebirds, swallow-tailed kites, various herons, egrets, woodpeckers, owls, hawks; abundant wildlife.
Logtown and Napoleonville are part of NASA buffer-zone; historical interest, birding and wildlife veiwing offering a mix of habitats; birding near old home sites; foot paths, roads, old clear cuts, moss-hung oaks, fresh swamps; easy birding and walking; best birding during summer, spring, and fall migrations.
THE OFFICIAL TOURISM RESOURCE FOR THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI