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Lake George Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Holly Bluff, MS 39088 (166.019 miles)

Lake George Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is a 8,383-acre parcel located in Yazoo County, between Holly Bluff and Satartia on Highway 433. This area is dominated by regenerated bottomland hardwood forest, with less than 40 acres consisting of mature timber. This WMA is owned by the Vicksburg District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and is maintained by the MDWFP. Lake George became a WMA in 1990.

Official Website: Lake George Wildlife Management Area

Chemin-A-Haut State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Horseback

Bastrop, LA 71220 (166.855 miles)

Northeast Louisiana, Cabins, camping, boat rentals, fishing, nature trails and equestrain trail.

Official Website: Chemin-A-Haut State Park

SABINE NATIONAL FOREST Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Hemphill, TX 75948 (167.610 miles)

Located in the pineywoods of east Texas, the 160,656-acre Sabine National Forest is the easternmost of the four national forests in Texas and forms part of the boundary between Texas and Louisiana. The forest is situated on the western slopes of the Sabine River watershed within Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Jasper, and Newton counties

Official Website: SABINE NATIONAL FOREST

North Toledo Bend State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Zwolle, LA 71486 (169.019 miles)

Central Louisiana. Cabins, camping, boat rentals and launch, fishing and nature trails.

Official Website: North Toledo Bend State Park

Delta Natioal Forest Fishing Hunting Camping Horseback Boating

Rolling Fork, MS 39159 (169.228 miles)

Seen from the air, the Delta National Forest glimmers like a great, green jewel surrounded by lazy rivers and spreading agricultural fields. Delta is a large, contiguous block of bottomland hardwood forest, seasonally flooded timber, and small sloughs draining into the Big and Little Sunflower Rivers in the Yazoo Basin of the Mississippi River. It is the only bottomland hardwood ecosystem in the National Forest System.

Official Website: Delta Natioal Forest

Howard Miller Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Rolling Fork, MS 39159 (169.228 miles)

Howard Miller WMA is a 2,400 acre tract located in Issaquena County approximately 13 miles from Rolling Fork. It is a former rice and soybean farm that was acquired by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) in 2007. There are 48 fields separated by levees and ditches. These fields are grouped into 24 hunt units approximately 80 acres in size each. There are 420 acres of permanent wildlife sanctuary. Howard Miller WMA is managed as a quality waterfowl hunting area. Approximately 480 acres are managed for moist-soil vegetation with beneficial native plants.

Official Website: Howard Miller Wildlife Management Area

Sunflower Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Rolling Fork, MS 39159 (169.228 miles)

Sunflower Wildlife Management Area is approximately 60,000 acres located in Delta National Forest, which is owned by the US Forest Service (USFS). The WMA is located in Sharkey County, about 10 miles east of Rolling Fork, and was established in 1955. Consisting entirely of bottomland hardwood forest with stands varying in age from regeneration areas to mature forests, the major tree species on the area are water, willow, overcup, and Nuttall oaks, ash, sugarberry, sweetgum, and cypress. Management of timber stands is entirely handled by the USFS.

Official Website: Sunflower Wildlife Management Area

Twin Oaks Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Rolling Fork, MS 39159 (169.228 miles)

Twin Oaks WMA is a 5,847-acre tract located approximately 40 miles north of Vicksburg, Mississippi. This area is bounded by the Little Sunflower River on the east and county/gravel roads on the north and south. Although the area adjoins the approximately 60,000 acre Delta National Forest to the east, the WMA is considered somewhat isolated as a result of agricultural practices on the north, south, and western boundaries. Prior to acquisition, the primary use of this site was for timber production.

Official Website: Twin Oaks Wildlife Management Area

Maynor Creek Water Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Waynesboro, MS 39367 (169.426 miles)

One of Pat Harrison's most colorful Water Parks, Maynor Creek Water Park is located six miles west of Waynesboro, Mississippi, off Highway 84. Fishing buffs cast for bream, catfish, crappie and Florida bass in the park's 450-acre lake. Dogwoods and magnolias bloom in the spring and fall paints the hickories in glorious autumn colors. The challenging waters of Maynor Creek flow clear and bright in the summer and fall, and full and brown in the winter and spring. Maynor Creek Park has three cabins and two bungalows for rental. Aluminum boat rentals and family picnic pavilions are also available.

Official Website: Maynor Creek Water Park

Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Fishing Hunting

Yazoo City, MS 39194 (171.192 miles)

Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge one of seven refuges in the Theodore Roosevelt National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Established in 1978, Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge encompasses 38,697 acres. Included in those acres is one of the largest blocks (21,000 acres) of bottomland forest in the lower Mississippi River alluvial floodplain. The upland areas or ridges often crest at no more than one foot above swamp areas, and contain nuttall, willow and water oaks and other species while overcup oak, bitter pecan and ash dominate the transition zone from swamp to upland. Additional habitat types consist of reforested and agricultural areas

Official Website: Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge