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Leroy Percy Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Boating

Hollandale, MS 38748 (138.386 miles)

The oldest of Mississippi's state parks, Leroy Percy is characterized by artesian springs, cypress trees, and ancient oaks dripping with Spanish moss. Leroy Percy is the only state park featuring a wildlife preserve. The seasonal pursuit of deer, squirrel, turkey, duck, and dove beckons to hunters in search of an unspoiled hunting area away from the crowd. Leroy Percy is also known for its alligator population--visitors can safely observe the scaly reptiles from two observation towers over their hot artesian water home.

Official Website: Leroy Percy

Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge Hiking Fishing Hunting

Hollandale, MS 38748 (138.386 miles)

Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge is the oldest national wildlife refuge in the State of Mississippi. This refuge was established in 1936 as one of the links in a chain of refuges that provide for the wintering needs of ducks and geese in the Mississippi Flyway. Yazoo NWR is also known as one of the premier hunting refuges in the southeastern U.S. For years, hunters have traditionally scheduled their vacations to hunt Yazoo NWR's white-tailed deer.

Official Website: Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge

Leroy Percy Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Hollandale, MS 38748 (138.386 miles)

Leroy Percy Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is a 1,642-acre parcel located in Washington County, approximately 6 miles west of Hollandale on Highway 12. Leroy Percy WMA is located on Leroy Percy State Park, and is the only WMA in Mississippi located on a State Park.

Official Website: Leroy Percy Wildlife Management Area

Chemin-A-Haut State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Horseback

Bastrop, LA 71220 (138.710 miles)

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

Official Website: Chemin-A-Haut State Park

John W. Kyle Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Sardis, MS 38666 (139.803 miles)

Located on scenic Sardis Reservoir just one hour from Memphis, John W. Kyle State Park offers a wide array of recreational opportunities in an area abundant in natural beauty. The historic campus of the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) is just 25 miles away, making Kyle State Park the perfect spot to spend a football weekend.

Official Website: John W. Kyle

Charles Ray Nix Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Sardis, MS 38666 (139.803 miles)

Directions: Located in Panola County. From Sardis take Hwy. 315 West to Old Panola Road. Turn south on Old Panola Road to Davis Chapel Road. Turn west on Davis Chapel. Road will deadend at headquarters.

Official Website: Charles Ray Nix Wildlife Management Area

Lake Wister State Park Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Boating

Wister, OK 74966 (140.638 miles)

Lake Wister State Park, in southeast Oklahoma, is a gateway to the beautiful Ouachita National Forest. 7300 acre lake with five camping areas. The park offers many recreational activities including hiking, camping, bicycling, picnics, fishing, hunting, boating and water skiing. A waterfowl refuge is nearby, and hunting is allowed at Wister Wildlife Management Area. Camping facilities include cabins, tent sites and RV sites with both modern and semi-modern. Hiking trails include a self-guided nature trail, handicapped trail and a 4-mile round trip trail.

Official Website: Lake Wister State Park

Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback

Rogers, AR 72756 (143.961 miles)

Covers 12,045 acres along the southern shore of 28,370-acre Beaver Lake. Landscape consists of plateaus, ridges, valleys and streams featuring an upland forest of pine, oak and hickory.

Official Website: Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area

Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Millington, TN 38053 (144.330 miles)

Bordering on the mighty Mississippi River, two-thirds of this 13,467-acre park are bottomland hardwood forests of large oak, cypress and tupelo. The park also contains two lakes and many miles of hiking trails. The Meeman Museum and Nature Center is named for Edward J. Meeman, courageous conservation editor of Scripps-Howard newspapers who helped establish this park and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The park maintains a boat ramp on the Mississippi River. Deer, turkey, beaver and some 200 species of birds are abundant.

Official Website: Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Ouachita National Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Broken Bow, OK 74728 (145.125 miles)

The forest showcases the Winding Stair Mountain National Recreation Area located in LeFlore County, Oklahoma. This congressionally designated area is recognized for outstanding outdoor recreation opportunities, especially horseback riding, scenic driving, wildlife viewing and hiking. The Talimena Scenic Byway traverses the national recreation area as it winds along the top of Winding Stair and Rich Mountains on its way into Arkansas. The Kerr Arboretum and Nature Center, a self-guided environmental education area is located here. Developed picnic areas, scenic overlooks, and historical interpretive exhibits can also be found along the drive.

Official Website: Ouachita National Forest