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Gulf Islands National Seashore 'Gun Port' © John Bunting
port where cannon used to stick through the wall
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Gulf Islands National Seashore
'Gun Port'
© John Bunting

port where cannon used to stick through the wall

Paul B Johnson State Park
'Misty Morning sunrise'
© Judy Barrett

Paul B Johnson State Park
'Peaceful on the lake'
© All rights reserved Natureshotz Photography

Taken in loop 2 Nov 23, 2012 Thanksgiving

Tishomingo State Park
© Martha Jo Killebrew

Tishomingo State Park
© May Killebrew Vokaty

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Hugh White State Park
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Paul B Johnson State Park
'Confrontation'
© copyright,Dewese C. Milstead 2008

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Dog versus Ducks...Dog lost.

Tishomingo State Park
© Darlene Huntington



Mississippi's Southern Region Parks


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State Forest
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National Forest
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National Historic Site
1
National Seashore
3
National Wildlife Refuges
1
State Nursery
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State Parks
7
State Wildlife Management Areas

Parks in this region are near these Mississippi Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)
GULFPORT
HATTIESBURG
OCEAN SPRINGS
BILOXI
NATCHEZ
PICAYUNE
LUCEDALE
BROOKHAVEN
LAUREL
MCCOMB
PETAL
VANCLEAVE
MOSS POINT
COLUMBIA
GAUTIER
LONG BEACH

Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge
Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge was formed in 1980 and encompasses 36,000 acres of the Pearl River Basin. Located northeast of Slidell, LA, this beautiful southern swampland is one of the most undisturbed in the country.........more >
Buccaneer State Park
Located on the beach of the Gulf of Mexico and just 50 miles from historic New Orleans, Buccaneer State Park is a year-round vacation spot rich in coastal beauty and recreational opportunities. The area now encompassed by the park was frequented by pirates in the 1700s, and figures prominently in mysterious ........more >
Chickasawhay State Wildlife Management Area
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DeSoto National Forest
The De Soto is characterized by gently rolling terrain covered by southern pine ridges and hardwood bottoms with clear, tea-colored streams meandering throughout the forest. At 378,538 acres, the De Soto Ranger District is the largest district in Mississippi and is within easy driving distance of ........more >
Gulf Islands National Seashore
Marine Grass Bed Ecosystem The marine grass bed ecosystem grows throughout the protected seashore waters, where sandy bottoms, shell fragments and calm waters provide the proper habitat. The sea grasses occur in isolated patches usually less than several hundred acres in size. In the turbid Mississippi ........more >
Gulf Marine State Park
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Homochitto State Wildlife Management Area
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Horn Island National Wildlife Refuge
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Kurtz State Forest
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Leaf River State Wildlife Management Area
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Little Biloxi State Wildlife Management Area
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Longfellow House National Historical Site
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Marion County State Wildlife Management Area
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Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge
The Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge is one of more than 540 national wildlife refuges administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It was established in 1975 to safeguard the endangered Mississippi sandhill crane and its unique disappearing wet pine savanna habitat. The refuge ........more >
Natchez State Park
Natchez State Park is located just 10 miles north of historic Natchez, the oldest settlement on the Mississippi River. Prior to the Civil War, over half of the millionaires in the entire United States lived in Natchez, constructing elegant mansions unrivaled in size and elegance by any in the nation. ........more >
Pascagoula River State Wildlife Management Area
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Paul B Johnson State Park
Located in the heart of Mississippis 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 ........more >
Percy Quin State Park
Loblolly pines and stately magnolia trees, rolling hills, spectacular seasonal flowers, and a year-round mild climate await visitors to Percy Quin State Park. One of the original state parks cleared and constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, Percy Quin is today a delightful blend ........more >
Red Creek State Wildlife Management Area
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Shepard State Park
Shepard State Park is nestled in the heart of Singing River Pascagoula River country, where legend has it that members of the Pascagoula Indian nation linked hands and walked into the Pascagoula River rather than be taken captive by hostile Indian tribes. The mournful death chant they sang as they walked ........more >
United State Forest Service Ashe Nursery
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