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Upper Sardis Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Oxford, MS 38655 (146.969 miles)

Directions: Located in Lafayette County. From the intersection of Hwy. 7 and Hwy. 30 at Oxford go 12 miles east on Hwy. 30 to sign on the right saying Headquarters.

Official Website: Upper Sardis Wildlife Management Area

John W. Kyle Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Sardis, MS 38666 (148.660 miles)

Located on scenic Sardis Reservoir just one hour from Memphis, John W. Kyle State Park offers a wide array of recreational opportunities in an area abundant in natural beauty. The historic campus of the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) is just 25 miles away, making Kyle State Park the perfect spot to spend a football weekend.

Official Website: John W. Kyle

Charles Ray Nix Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Sardis, MS 38666 (148.660 miles)

Directions: Located in Panola County. From Sardis take Hwy. 315 West to Old Panola Road. Turn south on Old Panola Road to Davis Chapel Road. Turn west on Davis Chapel. Road will deadend at headquarters.

Official Website: Charles Ray Nix Wildlife Management Area

Cane Creek State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Star City, AR 71667 (148.725 miles)

Located where the rolling terrain of the West Gulf Coastal Plain and the alluvial lands of east Arkansas's Mississippi Delta, this park offers visitors the opportunity to explore two distinct natural settings in one visit.

Official Website: Cane Creek State Park

White River National Wildlife Refuge Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping

St. Charles, AR 72140 (152.311 miles)

The refuge lies in the floodplain of the White River where it meets the Mississippi River.

Official Website: White River National Wildlife Refuge

Indian Creek Recreation Area Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Woodworth, LA 71485 (157.150 miles)

LDAF owned. Camping, swimming, boating, hiking, fishing, wildlife viewing and nature trails.

Official Website: Indian Creek Recreation Area

Shepard Camping Biking Boating

Gautier, MS 39553 (159.523 miles)

Shepard State Park is nestled in the heart of Singing River (Pascagoula River) country, where legend has it that members of the Pascagoula Indian nation linked hands and walked into the Pascagoula River rather than be taken captive by hostile Indian tribes. The mournful death chant they sang as they walked earned the Pascagoula River the nickname “Singing River.” Tales of the heroic exploits of French and Spanish settlers and romantic legends of the Pascagoula and Biloxi Indians are standard fare in the scenic coastal area surrounding Shepard State Park.

Official Website: Shepard

Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge Hiking

Gautier, MS 39553 (159.523 miles)

The Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge is one of more than 540 national wildlife refuges administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It was established in 1975 to safeguard the endangered Mississippi sandhill crane and its unique disappearing wet pine savanna habitat. The refuge consists of more than 19,000 acres in four units and is now part of the Gulf Coast National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The Refuge Complex Manager also administers Grand Bay National Wildlife Refuge (Mississippi/Alabama) and Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge (Alabama).

Official Website: Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge

Trace Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Belden, MS 38826 (159.827 miles)

Trace State Park offers a quiet, natural retreat located just minutes from the excitement of Tupelo, one of Mississippi's fastest growing cities. Trace State Park offers a variety of outdoor activities ranging from fishing and water sports to exploring miles of secluded nature trails. A special arrangement with the Pontotoc Country Club allows Trace State Park guests to enjoy the club's 18-hole golf course without paying green fees.

Official Website: Trace

Indian Bayou Hunting

Port Barre, LA 70577 (160.400 miles)

Located in St. Landdry and St. Martin parishes. Hunting

Official Website: Indian Bayou