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Russell Sage WMA Hiking Hunting Camping

Monroe, LA 71203 (109.877 miles)

Located in Ouachita, Richland and Morehouse parishes. Hunting, trapping, birding and camping

Official Website: Russell Sage WMA

Union WMA Hunting Camping

Monroe, LA 71203 (109.877 miles)

Located in Union parish. Hunting, tapping and camping.

Official Website: Union WMA

John W. Starr Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Starkville, MS 39759 (110.903 miles)

Directions: From Starkville, take Hwy 25 south toward Louisville. Travel approximately 10 miles and turn left onto Dorman Lake Rd. Permit station is on the left. (there is no headquarters building on this area).

Official Website: John W. Starr Wildlife Management Area

Trim Cane Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Starkville, MS 39759 (110.903 miles)

Directions: From Starkville, take Hwy 389 north out of Starkville for 4 miles; headquarters building and permit station is on the left.

Official Website: Trim Cane Wildlife Management Area

Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge Hiking Fishing Hunting Boating

Gilbertown, AL 36908 (111.881 miles)

Acres: 4,218 acres plus 236 acres in perpetual conservation easements in eight parcels in Monroe, Sumter and Conecuh counties, located 10 miles northwest of Coffeeville, AL, across the Tombigbee River and north of Highway 84, in Southwest Alabama, approximately 80 miles north of Mobile. Wildlife includes: herons, raptors, otters, beavers, deer, turkeys, raccoons, squirrels, wood ducks, wintering waterfowl, and endangered/threatened species (American alligators, bald eagles and wood storks).

Official Website: Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge

Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge Hiking Fishing Hunting

Brooksville, MS 39739 (113.440 miles)

Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge is located in three counties (Noxubee, Oktibbeha, and Winston) and was originally created from lands obtained through the 1930's Resettlement Administration. With additional land acquisitions through the years, Noxubee now consists of 48,000 acres. Approximately 44,500 acres of the refuge is bottomland and upland forest. These forest lands are occupied by a variety of game species, including quail, deer, and turkey. The endangered red-cockaded woodpecker relies on the Refuge for its existence in east-central Mississippi, In addition many neotropic bird species inhabit the Noxubee forests.

Official Website: Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge

Black Prairie Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Brooksville, MS 39739 (113.440 miles)

Black Prairie is located in Lowndes County near Brooksville. If you have any question regarding Black Prairie call (662) 272 - 8303.

Official Website: Black Prairie Wildlife Management Area

Bladon Springs State Park Camping

Silas, AL 36919 (116.356 miles)

Centering around four mineral springs, this 357-acre park in Choctaw County in southwest Alabama provides modern campsites, shelters, tables and grills for daytime and nighttime family outings. The Park is located one mile north of Bladon Springs in southwest Alabama.

Official Website: Bladon Springs State Park

Great River Road Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Rosedale, MS 38769 (117.063 miles)

Situated inside the Mississippi River levee and bordered by the majestic river on its western edge, Great River Road State Park offers magnificent views of the ‘Father of Waters’ from a setting unmatched in natural beauty. The focal point of the park is a 75-foot high overlook tower, which provides panoramic views of the Mississippi River as well as being the ideal spot for a picnic. The park is named for the Great River Road, a scenic parkway that follows the Mississippi from its beginning as a small Canadian creek to its end at the Gulf of Mexico

Official Website: Great River Road

Flint Creek Water Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Wiggins, MS 39577 (117.138 miles)

Flint Creek Water Park, located on Highway 29 in Wiggins, Mississippi, and an easy 35 miles north of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, offers water fun for the whole family. The park is comprised of 1900 total acres and features a 600-acre lake with 13 miles of shoreline stocked with bass, bream, crappie and catfish offering excellent fishing 24-hours a day. The lake is also a favorite for boating, water skiing and swimming. Aluminum boat rentals are available. Flint Creek's Water Town with kiddy waterslides and four adult giant waterslides, is open most of the year.

Official Website: Flint Creek Water Park