The National Forests in Mississippi are scattered throughout the state of Mississippi.
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Welcome to the National Forests in Mississippi

Grass at Dawn on the Bienville National Forest Davis Lake at Sunrise on the Tombigbee National Forest Blue Heron on the Delta National Forest in Mississippi Chickasawhay River - National Forests in Mississippi  Chewalla Lake Bridge at Holly Springs Ranger District

 

 

 

Our lands contain over 2,000 acres of lakes and ponds and 600 miles of streams that are open to the public for fishing. We have 14 wildlife management areas; operated by Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. In these areas we emphasize intensive management of game species such as white-tailed deer, wild turkey, and bobwhite quail.

Features

Travel Management Rule (MVUM)

Logo of the Ride For Keeps Program

To better protect natural resources while continuing to provide opportunities for motorized recreation, the National Forests in Mississippi has implemented the travel management rule. The travel management rule requires each National Forest and Grassland to designate roads, trails, and areas open for motor vehicle use.  Click here for Motor Vehicle Use Maps.


Recreational Opportunities

Canoe trip down Black Creek

The National Forests in Mississippi abound with recreational opportunities. Whether you enjoy camping, hiking, picnicking, biking, horse riding, OHV riding, scenic driving, nature viewing, fishing, hunting, or water activities, National Forests in Mississippi can provide you with the outdoor experience you are looking for. Here you will find an overview of developed and undeveloped recreational opportunities on each ranger district.

Spotlights

Local Area Attractions and conditions near Jackson, Mississippi

Mississippi State Capitol Building

The National Forests in Mississippi Supervisor's Office is located in historic downtown Jackson, Mississippi.  Come explore the many unique attractions in and around Jackson.

National Forests in MS Fact Sheet

De Soto National Forest

Open this brief one page fact sheet for more information about the National Forests in Mississippi

 




Big Biloxi Campground Now Open

Campground

Come visit the re-opened recreation area

Timber Sales

Logging truck loading logs in the forest

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