A Mississippi Made Experience

From the sounds of the Delta blues, to the white, sandy beaches along the coast, Mississippi State Parks have something to offer for every type of adventurer. As you wind your way through the Magnolia State, you will find premier fishing lakes, historic trails, peace­ful camping destinations, and much more. Rich in culture and full of hospitality, Mississippi State Parks welcome you.

Always in season, Mississippi State Parks are open for exploration. 

Find

Explore a variety of hiking and mountain bike trails, waterways, and historic sites. Make a reservation to canoe Bear Creek at Tishomingo State Park and see fern­filled crevices, captivating rock forma­tions, and colorful wildflowers that are unique to the area. 

Stay

Rest among the pines at Paul B. John­son State Park in the DeSoto National Forest or see the striking colors of fall in Roosevelt State Park. Pitch your tent at one of our primitive campsites in many of the parks throughout the state. And with over 240 cabins, 1,600 RV sites, and a variety of other lodging options, Mississippi has somewhere to stay for those seeking all levels of comfort. 

Learn

From science enthusiasts to history buffs, Mississippi provides many opportunities to learn in unique environments. Nestled in the capitol city, LeFleur’s Bluff State Park houses the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science. This museum hosts dif­ferent events, exhibits, multiple aquariums of all sizes, and provides hands on learning for all ages. Visit Natchez State Park to tour antebellum homes and see the rich history of the Civil War. 

Play

Perfect for anyone seeking a break from daily routine, Mississippi has a multitude of activities at different parks all across the state. In Buccaneer State Park you can challenge yourself at Jackson’s Ridge 18-hole disc golf course or visit Bucca­neer Bay, a waterpark that features a wave pool with waves over six feet tall. For the thrill seekers, race over miles of mountain bike trails at both Trace State Park and Tombigbee State Park.

Whether you want to relax in nature or create an adventure, the Magnolia State has something for you. Slow down and enjoy the wonders Mississippi offers. For more information on Mississippi State Parks visit mdwfp.com or call 1-800-GO­PARKS. Follow us on Facebook and lnstagram to stay up to date on events and special promotions.