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National Catahoula Wildlife Management Preserve Hunting

Pineville, LA 71360 (97.183 miles)

Located in Grant and Winn Parishes. Hunting

Official Website: National Catahoula Wildlife Management Preserve

National Red Dirt WMA Preserve Hunting

Pineville, LA 71360 (97.183 miles)

Located in Grant and Winn Parishes. Hunting

Official Website: National Red Dirt WMA Preserve

Lake Bruin State Park Fishing Camping Boating

St. Joseph, LA 71366 (101.010 miles)

Northeast Louisiana. Camping, boat rentals, docks and launch. Fishing, swimming, activity area and bath house.

Official Website: Lake Bruin State Park

Little Black Creek Water Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Lumberton, MS 39455 (104.964 miles)

Travelers from all over enjoy Little Black Creek Water Park, located between Purvis and Lumberton, Mississippi, off Interstate 59. For a day of fun, the park has picnic areas with tables and barbeque grills. Family picnic pavilions are also available for year-round rental. The park's 600-acre lake is stocked with plenty of catfish, white perch, bream and large-mouth bass. In addition to scenic campsites, the park offers cabins, bungalows and a convenience store. Overnight guests can obtain a permit to fish for their dinner in Lake Catch A-Lot, a pond stocked with channel catfish. The only thing you could wish for is more time to enjoy it all!

Official Website: Little Black Creek Water Park

Copiah County Wildlfie Management Area Hunting

Hazlehurst, MS 39083 (106.638 miles)

Directions: Take exit 61 on Interstate Highway 55 near Hazelhurst. Go west on MS Highway 28 for approximately 8.17 miles to the intersection of Barlow Road. Turn right onto Barlow Road and travel approximately 11 miles to the intersection of Henneberry Road. Turn right onto Henneberry Road and go approximately .89 miles. Turn right onto a local road and travel approximately .11 miles. The Copiah WMA headquarters will be on your left.

Official Website: Copiah County Wildlfie Management Area

Grand Isle State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Grand Isle, LA 70358 (107.933 miles)

Southeast Louisiana on the Gulf of Mexico. Camping, fishing, boat rentals, wildlife viewing and nature trails.

Official Website: Grand Isle State Park

Little Biloxi Wildlife Management Area Hunting

McHenry, MS 39561 (116.748 miles)

Directions: *South on Hwy 49 below Wiggins, turn right at Perkinston Jr. College, go about 8 miles and look for sign that is by road to the left-Hickman Tower Rd.

Official Website: Little Biloxi Wildlife Management Area

Flint Creek Water Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Wiggins, MS 39577 (121.387 miles)

Flint Creek Water Park, located on Highway 29 in Wiggins, Mississippi, and an easy 35 miles north of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, offers water fun for the whole family. The park is comprised of 1900 total acres and features a 600-acre lake with 13 miles of shoreline stocked with bass, bream, crappie and catfish offering excellent fishing 24-hours a day. The lake is also a favorite for boating, water skiing and swimming. Aluminum boat rentals are available. Flint Creek's Water Town with kiddy waterslides and four adult giant waterslides, is open most of the year.

Official Website: Flint Creek Water Park

De Soto Ranger Destrict (DE Soto National Forest) Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Wiggins, MS 39577 (121.387 miles)

The De Soto characterized by gently rolling terrain covered by southern pine ridges and hardwood bottoms with clear, tea-colored streams meandering throughout. Visitors who seek solitude will be able to within one of the state's two wilderness areas-- Black Creek or Leaf -- both located on the De Soto. Two National Recreation Trails offer over 60 miles for hikers to explore. The nature observer may delight in the varied ecosystems on the De Soto, from longleaf pine/scrub oak ridges to tupelo/bald cypress swamps, and from steep upland hardwood forests of Ragland Hills to the vast pitcher plant savanna at Buttercup Flats.

Official Website: De Soto Ranger Destrict (DE Soto National Forest)

Leaf River Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Wiggins, MS 39577 (121.387 miles)

Directions: Take Hwy 29 south at New Augusta, travel to Benndale Rd., veer left, travel to Forest Service Rd. 309 turn left. Travel to Forest Service RD. 353 turn left. Headquarters on right.

Official Website: Leaf River Wildlife Management Area