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Fountainebleau State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking

Mandeville, LA 70448 (65.257 miles)

Southeast Louisiana, Camping, swimming, architech and nature trails avialable for use. Access to Tammany Trace

Official Website: Fountainebleau State Park

Percy Quin Fishing Camping Biking Boating

McComb, MS 39648 (65.610 miles)

Loblolly pines and stately magnolia trees, rolling hills, spectacular seasonal flowers, and a year-round mild climate await visitors to Percy Quin State Park. One of the original state parks cleared and constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, Percy Quin is today a delightful blend of the old and new. Located just one and a half hours from New Orleans, 1700 acre Percy Quin State Park provides a colorful natural backdrop for a variety of outdoor activities.

Official Website: Percy Quin

Bayou Segnette State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Westwego, LA 70094 (66.081 miles)

Southeast Louisiana, South of New Orleans. Camping, swimming and a nature trail avialable for use.

Official Website: Bayou Segnette State Park

Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge Hiking Fishing Hunting

Sibley, MS 39165 (66.297 miles)

Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge was established on October 27, 2000 the 526th refuge in the National Wildlife Refuge System. The refuge was established to conserve, restore, and manage native forested wetland habitats for migratory birds, aquatic resources, and endangered and threatened plants and animals. Additionally, it was created to encourage the use of volunteers and facilitate partnerships among the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, local communities, and conservation organizations to promote public awareness of resources of the refuge and the National Wildlife Refuge System

Official Website: Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge

St. Catherine Creek National Wildlife Refuge Hiking Fishing Hunting

Sibley, MS 39165 (66.297 miles)

St. Catherine Creek National Wildlife Refuge St. Catherine Creek National Wildlife Refuge was established in January 1990 to preserve, improve and create habitat for waterfowl. Intensive management programs on the refuge provide excellent winter habitat and resting areas for waterfowl in the Lower Mississippi River Valley.

Official Website: St. Catherine Creek National Wildlife Refuge

Caston Creek Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Meadville, MS 39653 (70.495 miles)

Directions: Beginning at the intersection of U. S. Highway 84 and U. S. Highway 98 in the Bude community, travel south-southeast on U. S. Highway 98 approximately 2.58 miles to the intersection of Yap Road. Turn west (right) onto Yap Road and travel approximately 2.56 miles where it will change into Gloster Road. Continue west-southwest on Gloster Road for approximately 5.38 miles and arrive at Caston Creek WMA headquarters on the east (left) side of road.

Official Website: Caston Creek Wildlife Management Area

Chicot State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Ville Platte, LA 70586 (70.678 miles)

Southcentral Louisiana, cammping, boating, fishing, nature trails and bike trails

Official Website: Chicot State Park

Homochitto National Forst Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Meadville, MS 39630 (71.379 miles)

Welcome to the Homochitto National Forest in the rolling hills of SW Mississippi. We have 189,000 acres of land that are managed for a multitude of activities. Homochitto National Forest is rich in wildlife and teeming with recreational activities. There are many hiking trails and a nationally recognized mountain bike trail available for your enjoyment. We invite you to check out our website, then come on down and visit Southwest Mississippi's best kept secret.

Official Website: Homochitto National Forst

Natchez Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Boating

Natchez, MS 39120 (75.521 miles)

Natchez State Park is located just 10 miles north of historic Natchez, the oldest settlement on the Mississippi River. Prior to the Civil War, over half of the millionaires in the entire United States lived in Natchez, constructing elegant mansions unrivaled in size and elegance by any in the nation. Most of these splendid homes were spared during the Civil War, and many are now open for tours. Natchez State Park is also famous in its own right. The largest bass in Mississippi history - a largemouth weighing 18.15 pounds - was caught in Natchez Lake in 1992.

Official Website: Natchez

Natchez Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Natchez, MS 39120 (75.521 miles)

Directions: Beginning at the intersection of U. S. Highway 84/61 and U. S. Highway 61 south travel north-northeast for approximately 8.78 miles to the Stanton community. Turn south (right) onto State Park Road and travel approximately .41 miles to the intersection of Wickliff Road. Turn east(left) onto Wickliff Road and travel approximately 1.91 miles and arrive at the Natchez State Park headquarters on the left.

Official Website: Natchez Wildlife Management Area