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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.
The Tuxachanie Trail passes near this site and there are year-round recreation opportunities abounding for the hiker and camper.
The wide variety of habitats presents year-round viewing opportunities for resident and/or migrating populations of terrestrial animals, songbirds, waterfowl and an array of flora and aquatic life. Two small ponds and Bagley Lake are open to fishing.
Located 12 miles north of Fulton, this natural, spring-fed lake attracts anglers from throughout the Southeast. Crappie, bream, bass and catfish all grow to potential record sizes in this stunning U.S. Army Corps of Engineer managed lake. A boat launch is located on the northeastern corner of the lake. Also, be sure to take the time to hike the nature trail located along the shoreline. This is a nature-lovers paradise!
a wild and scenic river through national forest offering viewing of wading birds, songbirds, warblers, summer tanagers, Acadian flycatchers, red-eyed vireos, wood thrushes, prothonotary warblers, blue gray gnatcatchers, rare sawback turtles
Blue Lake Interpretive Trail is a winding 1-mile loop trail at Blue Lake in Delta National Forest where you can observe the vast flora and fauna of Mississippi.
36,000 acres of bottomland hardwoods of the beautiful southern swampland in the Pearl River Basin offering viewing of many species including swallow-tailed kite, endangered ring sawback turtle & the gopher tortoise; activity area, boat launch
Located in a 230-acre wildlife refuge. Swimming, fishing, boating, wildlife viewing, canoeing, kayaking, tubing, hiking trails, biking trails, sports fields, playgrounds; Located near McComb, MS & the Pike County Speedway.
The Center for Marine Education & Research, aka Institute for Marine Mammal Studies offers visitors of all ages the chance to engage in a fun, hands-on learning experience that helps them understand and appreciate the species that make our Gulf Coast waters unique. While visiting, you experience underwater adventures on the big screen in a state of the art auditorium, encounter sea creatures such as horseshoe crabs, sea stars, fresh water turtles, and other marine life in our discovery room. Don’t forget the marine museum which features aquatic exhibits and a fossil dig where you may even find a shark tooth to keep as a souvenir. The Dolphin Presentation is where visitors see Bo and Buster; two Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins that entertain you, and to make the experience even more special, call ahead to schedule the Dolphin Interaction Program where you actually get right in the water, up close and personal with one of the world’s most intelligent animals. (Weather Permitting)
birding and wildlife viewing on 3-mile trail, 74-acre site,1500' elevated wooden boardwalk in treetops, through wetlands, dry upland environments, located near beautiful Lake Chautauqua
Three birding trails 1.5 miles in length, tree identification trail and 6 miles of trails for hiking/biking with 2.7 miles of those handicap accessible. Fishing, boat ramps, pavilions and camping.
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