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Chickasawhay Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Laurel, MS 39443 (145.689 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

Mason Creek Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Laurel, MS 39440 (147.721 miles)

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

Official Website: Mason Creek Wildlife Management Area

Shepard Camping Biking Boating

Gautier, MS 39553 (147.920 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 (147.920 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

Bayou Macon Hunting Camping

Monroe, LA 71203 (154.248 miles)

LDWF owned. Bottomland hardwood area. Primitive camping available.

Official Website: Bayou Macon

Big colewa Bayou Hunting

Monroe, LA 71203 (154.248 miles)

LDWF owned. Hunting, small and big game. Especially dove.

Official Website: Big colewa Bayou

Floy Ward McElroy WMA Hiking Fishing Hunting

Monroe, LA 71203 (154.248 miles)

Located in Richland parish. Wildlfie refuge and education area. Wildlife viewing, birding, fishing and nature trails

Official Website: Floy Ward McElroy WMA

Ouachita WMA Fishing Hunting Camping Boating

Monroe, LA 71203 (154.248 miles)

Located in Ouachita Parish. Bottomland hardwood area. Big and small game hunting, trapping, waterfowl, and birding. Three reservoirs for fishing. Camping area avialable.

Official Website: Ouachita WMA

Russell Sage WMA Hiking Hunting Camping

Monroe, LA 71203 (154.248 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 (154.248 miles)

Located in Union parish. Hunting, tapping and camping.

Official Website: Union WMA