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Beavers Bend State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Broken Bow, OK 74728 (145.125 miles)

Towering timbers, crystal clear waters and mountainous terrain form what is affectionately referred to as Oklahoma's "Little Smokies." With a Riverbend area featuring acres of events and recreational programs, this park is an outdoor lover's paradise. Trout streams, hiking trails, tree identification trail, nature center and an outstanding forestry museum make this park the perfect choice for a family getaway.

Official Website: Beavers Bend State Park

Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge Hiking Fishing Hunting

Manila, AR 72442 (145.530 miles)

Once a free-flowing river system, Big Lake NWR was changed to a lake/swamp ecosystem by the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-12.

Official Website: Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Poverty Point State Historic Site Hiking

Pioneer, LA 71266 (149.612 miles)

Northwest Louisiana. Hiking and a National Historic Landmark

Official Website: Poverty Point State Historic Site

Shipland Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Mayersville, MS 39113 (151.310 miles)

Shipland Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is located along the Mississippi Riverin Issaquena County, approximately 45 miles north of Vicksburg. The 3,500-acreWMA was established in 1982 on land purchased from the Nature Conservancy. This is the only WMA in theMississippi batture lands; that is, the land between the Mississippi river andthe main-line river levee. The area is classified as bottomland hardwood but thehabitat varies across the WMA from a small sand field that is comprised ofgrassland and stunted trees to a forest of oaks, pecan, and sugarberry, to lowwet areas of willow trees and buttonbush.

Official Website: Shipland Wildlife Management Area

Malmaison Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Greenwood, MS 38930 (151.767 miles)

Directions: Located in Grenada County. From Grenada take Hwy. 8 West to Hwy. 7. Take Hwy. 7 South approximately 6 miles to Malmaison Headquarter Road. Turn left and follow road to 628 Malmaison Road.

Official Website: Malmaison Wildlife Management Area

George P. Cossar Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Oakland, MS 38948 (151.943 miles)

Situated on the shores of Enid Lake, George Payne Cossar State Park is a sportsman's paradise. Most of the land around the lake and in nearby Holly Springs National Forest is open for public hunting, and is abundant in variety of game. Hunters are not the only sportsmen who will find their quarry in the area. The world record crappie, weighing in at over five pounds, was pulled from the waters of Enid Lake. These excellent hunting and fishing opportunities, combined with a variety of recreational opportunities and scenic natural beauty, make George Payne Cossar State Park the perfect family vacation spot.

Official Website: George P. Cossar

Sky Lake Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Belzoni, MS 39038 (152.100 miles)

Official Website: Sky Lake Wildlife Management Area

Talimena State Park Hiking Camping

Talihina, OK 74571 (152.567 miles)

the Talimena Scenic Drive - 54 miles of winding road through the Ouachita Mountains, and known for spectacular spring and fall foliage. Hiking and backpacking trails offers a wide range of scenic, wooded terrain. Dirt bikes and ATVs are permitted in the park as an entrance point to the National Forest Lands. Talimena State Park offers facilities for picnics and camping, including tables, a group shelter, full RV hookups with electric/water, tent campsites, playground, hiking trails, and comfort station with showers.

Official Website: Talimena State Park

Delta Natioal Forest Fishing Hunting Camping Horseback Boating

Rolling Fork, MS 39159 (153.209 miles)

Seen from the air, the Delta National Forest glimmers like a great, green jewel surrounded by lazy rivers and spreading agricultural fields. Delta is a large, contiguous block of bottomland hardwood forest, seasonally flooded timber, and small sloughs draining into the Big and Little Sunflower Rivers in the Yazoo Basin of the Mississippi River. It is the only bottomland hardwood ecosystem in the National Forest System.

Official Website: Delta Natioal Forest

Howard Miller Wildlife Management Area Hunting

Rolling Fork, MS 39159 (153.209 miles)

Howard Miller WMA is a 2,400 acre tract located in Issaquena County approximately 13 miles from Rolling Fork. It is a former rice and soybean farm that was acquired by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) in 2007. There are 48 fields separated by levees and ditches. These fields are grouped into 24 hunt units approximately 80 acres in size each. There are 420 acres of permanent wildlife sanctuary. Howard Miller WMA is managed as a quality waterfowl hunting area. Approximately 480 acres are managed for moist-soil vegetation with beneficial native plants.

Official Website: Howard Miller Wildlife Management Area