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Jimmie Davis State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Chatham, LA 71226 (130.503 miles)

Northwest Louisana. Camping, cabins, fishing, waterskiing, biking and nature trails

Official Website: Jimmie Davis State Park

O'Keefe Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Lambert, MS 38643 (131.803 miles)

Directions: Located in Quitman County. From Batesville take Hwy. 6 West to Hwy. 3 at Marks. Go south on Hwy. 3 to Hwy. 322 at Lambert. Go East on 322 to 6th Street, turn south on 6th Street for approximately 7 miles to a sign on the left side of the road saying Headquarters Building. Turn left and go approximately 1/4 mile to the Headquarters Building.

Official Website: O'Keefe Wildlife Management Area

Lake Lowndes Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Columbus, MS 39702 (132.606 miles)

Lake Lowndes State Park offers complete recreational facilities for individuals, families, and groups. Located on a beautiful 150-acre lake, the park offers unlimited opportunities for fishing and camping, asfootball, tennis, softball, and other organized spor well as complete facilities for ts. Mississippi University for Women (The "W") and Mississippi State University (MSU) are just a short drive to the west, making Lake Lowndes State Park the perfect place to stay during a football weekend at MSU or while visiting either campus.

Official Website: Lake Lowndes

Fountainebleau State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking

Mandeville, LA 70448 (133.674 miles)

Southeast Louisiana, Camping, swimming, architech and nature trails avialable for use. Access to Tammany Trace

Official Website: Fountainebleau State Park

Tickfaw State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Springfield, LA 70462 (134.212 miles)

Southcentral Louisiana. Cabins, camping, canoe rentals, fishing, cycling wildlfie viewing and nature trails.

Official Website: Tickfaw State Park

Gulf Islands National Seashore Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Ocean Springs, MS 39564 (139.833 miles)

Beautiful beaches, historic forts and recreational opportunities are plentiful. Open year-round, the Seashore is in Mississippi and Florida.

Official Website: Gulf Islands National Seashore

Hutchinson Creek WMA Hunting

Baton Rouge, LA 70898 (141.536 miles)

Located in St. Helena parish. Hunting

Official Website: Hutchinson Creek WMA

Joyce WMA Hiking Fishing Hunting

Baton Rouge, LA 70898 (141.536 miles)

Located in Tangipahoa Parish. Limited access by road. Boat launches nearby. Hunting, waterfowl, wildlife and bird watching.

Official Website: Joyce WMA

Lake Ramsey Savannah WMA Hiking Hunting

Baton Rouge, LA 70898 (141.536 miles)

Located in St. Tammany parish. Education, hiking, trapping, wildlife viewing, and research.

Official Website: Lake Ramsey Savannah WMA

Manchac Fishing Hunting Boating

Baton Rouge, LA 70898 (141.536 miles)

Locateded in the North part of St. John the Baptist parish. Trapping, waterfowl hunting, fishing, wildlife and bird viewing. Multiple wood duck nesting boxes

Official Website: Manchac