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Red Creek Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Wiggins, MS 39577 (121.387 miles)

Directions: From Wiggins, take Hwy 49 south to Wire Rd., turn east on Wire Rd. approximately 13 miles to headquarters. The headquarters is located on the north side of the road.

Official Website: Red Creek Wildlife Management Area

Pearl River Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Canton, MS 39406 (121.866 miles)

Directions: From Jackson, MS go north on Hwy 25 approx. 18 miles to Hwy 43. Take Hwy 43 north approx. 6 miles and the WMA entrance is located on right.

Official Website: Pearl River Wildlife Management Area

Dry Creek Water Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Mount Olive, MS 39119 (122.155 miles)

Get set for a "good catch" at Dry Creek Water Park located near Mount Olive, Mississippi, just off Highway 49. Fishing enthusiasts come from all areas to reel in the great Florida bass, catfish and crappie that are abundant in the park's 150-acre lake. The lake also offers ample opportunity for boating, camping, canoeing, and picnicking. Aluminum boat rentals are available. The quiet and secluded park has campsites with a bathhouse, as well as picnic areas with barbeque grills and picnic tables. For larger groups, a private park pavilion can be reserved.

Official Website: Dry Creek Water Park

Paul B Johnson Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Hattiesburg, MS 39401 (122.583 miles)

Located in the heart of Mississippi’s pine belt region Paul B. Johnson State Park is the gateway to a natural wonderland marked by majestic long-leaf and loblolly pines, delicate dogwoods, and ancient oaks. The deep forests surrounding Paul B. Johnson provide a picturesque setting for a variety of outdoor activities. The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is just a 20-minute drive to the north, making Paul B. Johnson State Park the perfect place to spend a football weekend.

Official Website: Paul B Johnson

Sam Houston Jones State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Lake Charles, LA 70611 (124.135 miles)

Southwest Louisiana. Cabins, camping, boat rentals, fishing, nature trails and wildlife viewing.

Official Website: Sam Houston Jones State Park

Clear Creeek WMA Hunting

Lake Charles, LA 70601 (124.426 miles)

Located in Vernon Parish. Hunting. Deer, small game and waterfowl

Official Website: Clear Creeek WMA

Fort Polk WMA Hiking Hunting

Lake Charles, LA 70601 (124.426 miles)

Located in Vernon Parish. Hunting, trapping, wildlife and bird watching, native and wildflower plants.

Official Website: Fort Polk WMA

Marsh Bayou WMA Hunting

Lake Charles, LA 70601 (124.426 miles)

Located in Evangeline Parish. Wetland bottom. Limited hunting available.

Official Website: Marsh Bayou WMA

Peason Ridge WMA Hunting

Lake Charles, LA 70601 (124.426 miles)

Located in Vernon, Natchitoches and Sabine parishes. Hunting

Official Website: Peason Ridge WMA

Sabine Island WMA Fishing Hunting Boating

Lake Charles, LA 70601 (124.426 miles)

Located in Calcasieu parish. Hunting, small and some big game species. Excellent fishing, water skiing and boating.

Official Website: Sabine Island WMA