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Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge Hiking Fishing Hunting

Hollandale, MS 38748 (72.185 miles)

Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge is the oldest national wildlife refuge in the State of Mississippi. This refuge was established in 1936 as one of the links in a chain of refuges that provide for the wintering needs of ducks and geese in the Mississippi Flyway. Yazoo NWR is also known as one of the premier hunting refuges in the southeastern U.S. For years, hunters have traditionally scheduled their vacations to hunt Yazoo NWR's white-tailed deer.

Official Website: Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge

Leroy Percy Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Hollandale, MS 38748 (72.185 miles)

Leroy Percy Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is a 1,642-acre parcel located in Washington County, approximately 6 miles west of Hollandale on Highway 12. Leroy Percy WMA is located on Leroy Percy State Park, and is the only WMA in Mississippi located on a State Park.

Official Website: Leroy Percy Wildlife Management Area

Chickasawhay Ranger District (De Soto Natioal Forest) Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Laurel, MS 39443 (74.490 miles)

Travel to the Chickasawhay Ranger District on any day and discover the hidden beauty that lies among the rustling pines. If you are lucky enough to venture out on a sunny day, the rays of sunshine peaking through the tall dark green pines will take your breath away. Even on a rainy day, you can drive through the forest and see tall stands of longleaf pine with the ground covered in beautiful bright kelly green bracken fern.

Official Website: Chickasawhay Ranger District (De Soto Natioal Forest)

Chickasawhay Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Laurel, MS 39443 (74.490 miles)

Directions: Chickasawhay WMA Take Hwy 15 south at Laurel go to Tiger Creek Church Rd. in Ovett turn left, travel to Forest Service Rd. 202 turn right then travel to Forest Service Rd. 205 turn left, headquarters on left.

Official Website: Chickasawhay Wildlife Management Area

Marion County Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Columbia, MS 39429 (74.938 miles)

Marion County is located in Marion County near Columbia.

Official Website: Marion County Wildlife Management Area

Mason Creek Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Laurel, MS 39440 (75.221 miles)

Directions: Take Hwy 42 east at Richton, travel through Sand Hill, check station on right.

Official Website: Mason Creek Wildlife Management Area

Yockanookany Wildlife Management Area Hunting

McCool, MS 39108 (78.079 miles)

Yockanookany is located in Attala County near McCool.

Official Website: Yockanookany Wildlife Management Area

Percy Quin Fishing Camping Biking Boating

McComb, MS 39648 (79.294 miles)

Loblolly pines and stately magnolia trees, rolling hills, spectacular seasonal flowers, and a year-round mild climate await visitors to Percy Quin State Park. One of the original state parks cleared and constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, Percy Quin is today a delightful blend of the old and new. Located just one and a half hours from New Orleans, 1700 acre Percy Quin State Park provides a colorful natural backdrop for a variety of outdoor activities.

Official Website: Percy Quin

Poverty Point State Historic Site Hiking

Pioneer, LA 71266 (80.839 miles)

Northwest Louisiana. Hiking and a National Historic Landmark

Official Website: Poverty Point State Historic Site

Okatibbee Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Collinsville, MS 39325 (81.331 miles)

Directions: Take Hwy 19 north from Meridian towards Philadelphia, at the 4-way stop in Collinsville, take a right (east) onto West Lauderdale Road, to 1.8 miles to a "T" At the "T", take a right onto Center Hill-Martin Road and go approximately 1/2 mile, you will pass green dumpster on your left before reaching the headquarters building which is on the left.

Official Website: Okatibbee Wildlife Management Area