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'Misty Morning sunrise'
© Judy Barrett

Paul B Johnson State Park
'Peaceful on the lake'
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Taken in loop 2 Nov 23, 2012 Thanksgiving

Gulf Islands National Seashore
'Gun Port'
© John Bunting

port where cannon used to stick through the wall

Tishomingo State Park
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Tishomingo State Park
© Darlene Huntington

Paul B Johnson State Park
'Confrontation'
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Dog versus Ducks...Dog lost.



Mississippi's Central Region Parks


3
State Wildlife Areas
3
dams
8
State Parks
3
National Forests
7
State Wildlife Management Areas
5
National Wildlife Refuges

Parks in this region are near these Mississippi Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)
STARKVILLE
MADISON
BRANDON
JACKSON
VICKSBURG
PEARL
MERIDIAN
CANTON
CLINTON
PHILADELPHIA
RIDGELAND
GREENVILLE
COLUMBUS
YAZOO CITY
FLORENCE
CARTHAGE

Anderson-Tully State Wildlife Management Area
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Bienville National Forest
Located in Central Mississippi, the Bienville National Forest offers the visitor a variety of recreational opportunities during all seasons of the year. Interstate 20 routes through the forest and allows easy and convenient access for many travelers who might want to take a rest stop or tour the forest. ........more >
Bienville State Wildlife Management Area
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Caney Creek State Wildlife Management Area
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Choctaw State Wildlife Management Area
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Clarkco State Park
Located just south of Meridian near the Mississippi-Alabama state line, Clarkco State Park has been a favorite Mississippi recreation spot since 1938. Situated on 815 acres of gently rolling woodlands, Clarkco State Park offers camping, cabin rentals, and water sports in a convenient yet unspoiled location, ........more >
Clarke County State Park Lake Dam
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Copiah County State Wildlife Management Area
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Delta National Forest
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 ........more >
Golden Memorial State Park
Golden Memorial State Park memorializes a post civil War, one-room school once located on the site. Picnic tables, grills, and 2 picnic pavilions give visitors the opportunity to fully enjoy the park. Several nature trails and a 15-acre spring-fed lake stocked with bass and bream are also onsite.........more >
Golden Memorial State Park Dam
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Hillside National Wildlife Refuge
Hillside NWR, established in 1975, occupies over 15,500 acres along the eastern edge of the Mississippi /Yazoo River Alluvial Plain in Holmes and Yazoo Counties. Refuge lands were purchased by the Corps of Engineers for their Hillside Floodway, Yazoo Basin Headwater Project which transformed much of ........more >
Holmes County State Park
The beautiful hardwood forests of Holmes County State Park are home to an abundance of wildlife, and provide the scenic backdrop for a variety of outdoor activities. Built around two lakes covering 88 acres, the park offers such diverse excitement as fishing, roller skating, camping and cabin rentals. ........more >
Homochitto National Forest
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Indian Bayou State Wildlife Area
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Lake Lowndes State Park
Lake Lowndes State Park offers complete recreational facilities for individuals, families, and groups. Located on a beautiful 150-acre lake, the park offers unlimited opportunities for fishing and camping, as well as complete facilities for football, tennis, softball, and other organized sports. Mississippi ........more >
Leroy Percy State Park
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 ........more >
Morgan Brake National Wildlife Refuge
Morgan Brake NWR, established in 1977, encompasses 7,381 acres in west central Mississippi. It is situated on the extreme eastern edge of the Mississippi/Yazoo River Alluvial Plain between U.S. Highway 49 and the adjacent loess hills in Holmes County. The refuge was originally established to protect ........more >
Nanih Waya State Park
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Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge
Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge is located in three counties Noxubee, Oktibbeha, and Winston and was originally created from lands obtained through the 1930's Resettlement Administration. With additional land acquisitions through the years, Noxubee now consists of 48,000 acres. Approximately 44,500 ........more >
Okatibbee State Wildlife Area
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Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Panther Swamp NWR, established in 1978, with over 38,500 acres, contains one of the few remaining large tracts of mature bottomland hardwoods in the delta of Mississippi. Much of the habitat is subject to flooding on an annual basis. The refuge has a number of bayous that slowly drain flood waters, ........more >
Pearl River State Wildlife Management Area
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Roosevelt State Park
State Park conveniently located between Meridian and Jackson, Mississippi, offers an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities in a picturesque setting. The park's scenic overlook provides a panoramic view of the Bienville National Forest. The gently sloping landscape is particularly striking ........more >
Roosevelt State Park Lake Dam
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Simpson Legion State Fishing Lake
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Tallahala State Wildlife Management Area
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Winterville State Park
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Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge
Yazoo NWR, established in 1936, encompasses almost 13,000 acres and consists of diverse habitat managed for migratory birds and endangered species. Habitats vary from bottomland hardwoods to cypress swamps and agricultural fields. Emphasis is placed on providing food for wintering waterfowl, which ........more >
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