Mississippi is a state you’ll want to explore thanks to its many natural wonders — mountains, beaches, swamps, and forests. Basically, it's a camping paradise. From Camp Jellystone, where Yogi Bear might appear, to a place Davy Crockett once called home, these are the 10 best camping spots in Mississippi.
Camping and water parks? Sign us up. Buccaneer State Park is a family-friendly park with RV camping, well-maintained grounds, a playground, and a frisbee golf course.
Davis Bayou Campsite offers simple camping pads on marshes surrounded by oak and pine-shaded campsites. The RV, tent, and group sites are surrounded by natural beauty and wildlife. Don’t forget to bring bug spray when you camp at the bayou!
Moon Lake Retreat is a perfect spot for a family trip. The grounds are clean, with plenty of grassy tent sites. Great amenities, such as a fully stocked lake with trophy bass, panfish, and catfish, are available for campers to enjoy.
For adults looking to experience the great outdoors in luxury, The Lodge at Sweetwater Studios is a glamping tent lodge and retreat center exclusively for campers 16 and over, designed to bring together artists and creatives in nature.
Bring your picnic basket and hankering for family fun to Jellystone Park. From water attractions to sports facilities to opportunities to explore, this campground has everything you need to create memories that will last a lifetime.
Little Black Creek Campground is surrounded by 640 acres of sparkling blue water, including a lake where you can fish, swim, and boat. Join the camp on a Tuesday evening for one of their organized fishing tournaments, held year-round.
Tishomingo State Park is a scenic natural wonder, with massive boulders blanketed in moss and colorful wildflowers. You can partake in this unique landscape on a Bear Creek canoe trip guided by experts who share their knowledge of this terrain.
Delta National Forest is a swampy area, perfect for primitive camping, fishing, and ATV-riding. But remember that this is a swamp. Road conditions can get nasty when it rains, so have a vehicle that can handle mud and wild terrain.
Wall Doxey State Park is a popular destination for campers seeking a rugged, backcountry camping experience. The park is in a beautiful setting and offers many outdoor activities centered around a 60-acre spring-fed lake.
Get away from it all at Trace State Park, where you can explore miles of secluded nature trails. The park was also once home to Davy Crockett, king of the wild frontier.