Camping

A beautiful, bountiful wilderness covers Mississippi, and there is no better way to experience the wilds than through camping. Hundreds of campgrounds dot our state, ranging from remote areas with primitive campsites, to campgrounds that offer a wide range of amenities and creature comforts. And if you prefer the comfort of RV travel, we have plenty of locations waiting for you to plug in and relax, many with full hookups and extras such as Wi-Fi access. Mississippi’s state park system and private campgrounds spread from the Gulf Coast to the northern state line, giving you a base to explore any or all of the many adventures the state has to offer.

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  • Dixie National Rodeo

    February 6 - February 12

    Champion cowboys from all over the world compete for big jackpots at the annual Dixie National Rodeo at the Mississippi Coliseum. The best of the best of bull fighters, ropers, rodeo clowns, barrel racers and bull-doggers come out in droves and keep crowds entertained with fast-paced action and antics. Rodeo Events include: Bareback Bronc Riding, …

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  • Downtown Laurel Chili Cook-Off

    February 8 @ 10:00 am - February 8 @ 8:00 pm

    Laurel Main Street kicks off each new year with the annual Magnolia State Bank Chili Cook Off! The event takes place the second Saturday in February and is held on the 500 block of Central Avenue, downtown with music, beverages (coke products & beer), and teams competing to be the winner. All entries are cooked …

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  • Mississippi Blues Marathon

    February 29 @ 7:00 am - February 29 @ 7:00 pm

    The 13th Annual Mississippi Blues Marathon will take place on February 29, 2020, in downtown Jackson, Mississippi’s capital city. With live music before, after, and throughout the course, the Mississippi Blues Marathon proves to be one-of-a-kind. Challenge yourself with the marathon or half-marathon, or take things a little easier with our 10, or 5k. You …

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