About the Area

There are six National Forests in Mississippi located throughout the beautiful State and each has its own unique surrounding community full of history and heritage. Exploring the hidden treasures of culture as you travel to or through a National Forest makes the journey that much more exiting and memorable. Visit one of the District Local Area Attractions pages listed below and plan your complete trip to your National Forest.

Local Area Attractions:

Jackson, Mississippi

National Forests in Mississippi Supervisor's Office

If you are in or around Jackson, Mississippi and have some time on your hands, there are countless ways to spend your time. Jacksonians are extremely proud of their famed southern hospitality and quality of life. Community support is strong for the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra , the Mississippi Opera , and the Atlanta Braves Triple-A Affiliate Mississippi Braves professional baseball team, along with the Mississippi Museum of Art , the Natural Science Museum, Agriculture and Forestry Museum , Mississippi Children's Museum and the Smith-Robertson Museum and Cultural Center , along with the Old Capitol Museum and other venues.
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Bienville Ranger District

Meridian and Forest Mississippi


Chickasawhay, Mississippi

Laurel, Mississippi


De Soto Ranger District

Hattiesburg, Mississippi


Delta Ranger District

Vicksburg and Yazoo City, Mississippi


Holly Springs Ranger District

Oxford, Mississippi and Memphis, Tennessee


Homochitto Ranger District

Natchez, Mississippi


Tombigbee Ranger District

Starkville, Mississippi




https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/mississippi/about-forest/about-area