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Holmes County Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Durant, MS 39063 (195.527 miles)

The beautiful hardwood forests of Holmes County State Park are home to an abundance of wildlife, and provide the scenic backdrop for a variety of outdoor activities. Built around two lakes covering 88 acres, the park offers such diverse excitement as fishing, camping and cabin rentals. Holmes County State Park offers easy access to Interstate 55, which bisects Mississippi north and south. The convenient location and diverse outdoor recreational amenities make Holmes County State Park a favorite retreat.

Official Website: Holmes County

Muscadine Farms Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Greenville, MS 38701 (195.807 miles)

Muscadine Farms Wildlife Management Area (WMA) was a 700 acre catfish farm in Washington County when it was purchased by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers for mitigation in 2002. The property is located approximately 5 miles west of Highway 61 on Avon Darlove Road. In 2009, an additional 700 acres of catfish ponds and approximately 1,400 acres of replanted trees, the Washington and Po-Lutken Tracts, were added to Muscadine Farms WMA. The 90 retired catfish ponds are intensively managed for waterfowl. These ponds are managed in three or four pond hunting units.

Official Website: Muscadine Farms Wildlife Management Area

Bayou Pierre Hiking Hunting

Minden, LA 71055 (195.959 miles)

LDWF owned. Bottomland hardwoods. Hunting and birdwatching.

Official Website: Bayou Pierre

Bodcau Fishing Hunting Camping Boating

Minden, LA 71055 (195.959 miles)

Locatedin Bossier and Webster Parishes. Boating, fishing,birding, hunting and camping are available. Ivan Lake is a man-made reservoir available for use.

Official Website: Bodcau

Jackson Bienville WMA Hunting

Minden, LA 71055 (195.959 miles)

Located in Jackson, Bienville, and Lincoln parishes. Rolling pine hills and bottomland hardwoods. Hunting and trapping.

Official Website: Jackson Bienville WMA

Loggy Bayou WMA Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping

Minden, LA 71055 (195.959 miles)

Located in Bossier Parish. Hunting, sport and commercial fishing. Bird watching and nature study groups. Camping

Official Website: Loggy Bayou WMA

Soda Lake WMA Hiking Hunting Biking

Minden, LA 71055 (195.959 miles)

Located in Caddo parish. Access is limited to walk-in and bicycle. Hunting, wildlife and bird viewing

Official Website: Soda Lake WMA

Lake Bistineau State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Doyline, LA 71023 (196.371 miles)

North Louisiana. Cabins, camping, boat rentals, extensive hiking trails and activity areas

Official Website: Lake Bistineau State Park

Okatibbee Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Collinsville, MS 39325 (197.237 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

Lake Chicot State Park Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Lake Village, AR 71653 (198.751 miles)

The Mississippi Delta's beauty and recreational opportunities come together at Arkansas's largest natural lake.

Official Website: Lake Chicot State Park