Located on 100-acre lake featuring boating with boat ramps and courtesy docks, fishing from boat or shore, rod and reel distance from shoreline, hiking and camping.
Forest Service 967 or Hwy 15 South
Ackerman, MS 39725
Sites: Tent sites, 20 RV sites (paved, back-ins — 35'), hook-up(s) (20W, 20E), 30 amps, dump station, handicapped accessible. Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance. During peak season (May 1- Sept. 15) campsites 1-12 are available on a first-come first-serve basis and campsites 13-21 are open for reservations. All sites are reservable during holiday days w/ a 3 day minimum. Visit www.recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777 to make reservations.
Facilities: Restrooms, showers
Recreation: Choctaw Lake has an active fish management program and scenic hiking trails — Headwaters Trail, Cabin Lake Trail, Chatta Trail, Lake Trail and Noxubee Hills Biking Trail
From Ackerman, Take Hwy 15 South 3.3 miles to Choctaw Lake Rd. Turn east (Left) and follow signs to Choctaw WMA Headquarters
Ackerman, MS 39735
Details: 24314 Acres
Guided quail hunts with mule-drawn wagon. Deer & turkey hunting. Archery, rifle & muzzleloader. 3 guest cabins, conference/meeting facility. 54-acre bass lake.
Game: Deer, Quail, Turkey
4588 Paulette Rd.
Macon, MS 39341
The Circle Y Equestrian Center was built in 1999 and opened for business on January 20, 2000. The Bunkhouse sleeps up to 56 people (heat/air). Heated indoor swimming pool, bounce room, horses, petting zoo, 18-hole mini golf, playground area, fishing, campfire-cook-outs, movie room, conference room, and restaurant. Spring Veggie Garden Field Trips, April-May. Circle Y Camps year-round (March, April, November are primetimes). Pumpkin patch, Sept.-Oct. (registration for groups required).
503 County Rd. 512
Corinth, MS 38834
Admission: $6 for Field Trips and Pumpkin Patch
Outdoor pistol (3, 7, 15, 25 yards)
Hwy 182 — Airport
Eupora, MS 39744
2-mile roundtrip at scenic Sardis Lake leading over wooden boardwalk through a cypress/Tupelo gum bottomland swamp; diverse wildlife: bald eagles, terns, gulls, migrating pelicans, cormorants, ospreys, coots, diving ducks; optimum viewing of new offspring in May and June.
John W. Kyle State Park — 4235 State Park Rd.
Sardis, MS 38666
Course features Bentgrass greens and strategic dogleg fairways. Par 72
8770 North Creek Blvd.
Southaven, MS 38671
Golf Details: Semi-Private, 18 Holes, Back Yardage: 6437 yards, Back Rating: 71.2, Back Slope: 125, Middle Yardage: 5861 yards, Middle Rating: 68.4, Middle Slope: 120, and PGA Facility
Coldwater River Nature Trail System; scenic 6-mile trail network includes .3-mile Big Oak Interpretive Trail, .5-mile Swinging Bridge (Beaver Pond) Nature Trail, designated natural area; large bald cypress, oaks, beech, 100-year old honey locust trees; marked trails, 2-mile loop-white diamonds; 3-mile loop-yellow diamonds; 5-mile loop-orange diamonds; 3 and 5-mile loops are most interesting; activity area, bath house and boat ramp; 234 developed camping sites, 60 primitive camping sites, fishing, nature trail, picnic area, sailing, skiing and swimming; RV dump station.
3905 Arkabutla Dam Rd.
Coldwater, MS 38618
December and January are the best months to view bald eagles, waterfowl, and a variety of gulls on the river between the trails. In fall and winter, the skies are engraved with formations of ducks, geese, pelicans, gulls, herons, shorebirds, and songbirds. Woodland species are more often encountered in late spring and early summer with their young-of-the-year.
From I-55, exit at Hernando onto Hwy 304 and follow the signs 14 miles to Arkabutla Dam and the trails
Old style, mostly flat private course. Par 72
2331 Military Rd.
Columbus, MS 39705
Golf Details: Private, 18 Holes, Back Yardage: 6410 yards, Back Rating: 71.5, Back Slope: 124, Middle Yardage: 6064 yards, Middle Rating: 69.9, Middle Slope: 125, a PGA Facility, and MGA Member