Chickasawhay Local Area Attractions

Travel to the Chickasawhay Ranger District on any day and discover the hidden beauty that lies among the rustling pines. If you are lucky enough to venture out on a sunny day, the rays of sunshine peaking through the tall dark green pines will take your breath away. Even on a rainy day, you can drive through the forest and see tall stands of longleaf pine with the ground covered in beautiful bright kelly green bracken fern. Read more>>


Laurel, Mississippi

The Central Historic District, listed on the national register of Historic Places, is the state's largest, finest and most intact ensemble of the early 20th century architectural styles including classical and colonial revivals, Queen Anne, bungalow and craftsman. Surrounding the hundreds of homes and buildings is incredible landscaping that was part of

America's master architect Fredrick Law Olmstead's 1909 city plan.

 

Add to this the internationally recognized Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Mississippi's oldest art museum filled with spectacular collections; the dynamic 145-acre Sportsplex; a wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities and a year-round schedule of festivals and special events, and you just begin to get the picture. Laurel is a unique combination of comfortable living and the ideal amount of Southern charm and sophistication. With over 13 beautiful parks and playgrounds throughout the city, there's a little bit of something for everyone. Laurel's parks offer the perfect setting for a quiet afternoon walk or family picnic. The flowers and trees are beautiful year-round.. For more information, visit the City of Laurel, Mississippi web site.





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