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Grand Bay National Wildlife Refuge Hunting

Moss Point, MS 39562 (154.642 miles)

Grand Bay NWR is one of over 540 National Wildlife Refuges managed as part of the National Wildlife Refuge System. Grand Bay NWR was established in 1992 under the Emergency Wetlands Resources act of 1986 to protect one of the largest expanses of undisturbed pine savanna habitats in the Gulf Coastal Plain region. The refuge is located in Mobile County, Alabama and Jackson, County Mississippi, and when complete will encompass over 32,000 acres.

Official Website: Grand Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Pascagoula River Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Lucedale, MS 39452 (155.678 miles)

Pascagoula River is located in George, Jackson County near Lucedale. If you have any question regarding Pascagoula River call (601) 947-6376, (228) 588-3878.

Official Website: Pascagoula River Wildlife Management Area

Poverty Point State Historic Site Hiking

Pioneer, LA 71266 (157.019 miles)

Northwest Louisiana. Hiking and a National Historic Landmark

Official Website: Poverty Point State Historic Site

Roosevelt Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Morton, MS 39117 (157.061 miles)

Roosevelt State Park conveniently located between Meridian and Jackson, Mississippi. Roosevelt State Park offers an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities in a picturesque setting. The park's scenic overlook provides a panoramic view of the Bienville National Forest. The gently sloping landscape is particularly striking during the fall when the forest is bright with autumn colors.

Official Website: Roosevelt

Bienville Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Morton, MS 39117 (157.061 miles)

Directions: I-20, Exit 77, Take Hwy 13 north to Hwy 80. Turn right on Hwy 80 and go approx. 4 miles and turn left at Forest Service sign saying National Forest Service Trail. Go approx 6 miles, headquarters on left.

Official Website: Bienville Wildlife Management Area

Hodges Gardens State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Florien, LA 71429 (158.953 miles)

Northwest Louisiana. Camping, cabins, fishing, boat, kayak and canoe rentals and nature trail. Developed azalea and rose gardens.

Official Website: Hodges Gardens State Park

Tallahala Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Montrose, MS 39338 (160.497 miles)

Directions: I-20, Exit 100. Take, Hwy 80 east. Go approx. 3 miles, turn on Hwy 505. Go approx. 5 miles and turn right onto Roberts County Line Rd (Hwy 507) Go approx. 3 miles. Headquarters on the right.

Official Website: Unknown

Bienville National Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback

Forest, MS 39074 (163.838 miles)

Located in Central Mississippi, the Bienville National Forest offers the visitor a variety of recreational opportunities during all seasons of the year. Interstate 20 routes through the forest and allows easy and convenient access for many travelers who might want to take a rest stop or tour the forest. We have over 178,00 acres that are managed for wildlife, recreation, timber and other various activities.

Official Website: Bienville National Forest

Caney Creek Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Forest, MS 39074 (163.838 miles)

Directions: I-20, Exit 88. Take, Hwy 35 south go approx. ¼ mile and turn right on West Moore Tower Road, headquarters is approximately one mile on left. I-20, take Exit 80. Take, Hwy 481 south. Go approx. 10 miles and turn right on CR 563. Go approx. 1.5 miles and turn right at sign indicating headquarters entrance.

Official Website: Caney Creek Wildlife Management Area

Shipland Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Mayersville, MS 39113 (165.531 miles)

Shipland Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is located along the Mississippi Riverin Issaquena County, approximately 45 miles north of Vicksburg. The 3,500-acreWMA was established in 1982 on land purchased from the Nature Conservancy. This is the only WMA in theMississippi batture lands; that is, the land between the Mississippi river andthe main-line river levee. The area is classified as bottomland hardwood but thehabitat varies across the WMA from a small sand field that is comprised ofgrassland and stunted trees to a forest of oaks, pecan, and sugarberry, to lowwet areas of willow trees and buttonbush.

Official Website: Shipland Wildlife Management Area