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You can't go wrong on Mississippi's Great River Road: Click on the community buttons at left to explore our attractions by cities and communities, or peruse this Road-wide list, which is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Lake Mary

Lake Mary is a beautiful oxbow lake created by the Mississippi River about twenty miles west of Woodville, Ms. From Woodville, go west on MS Hwy 24 to the Lake Mary Road. http://new.woodvillemainstreet.com

41st Annual A’Fair in Hernando

Southaven 35th Annual SpringFest   Apr 21-25, 2015   Check for times   Snowden Grove Park, 6208 Getwell Rd, Southaven   The City of Southaven will celebrate its 35th Birthday.  Great entertainment, extraordinary carnival midway including a variety of kiddie, … Continue reading

5th Annual Mumbo Gumbo Cook-Off

5th Annual Mumbo Gumbo Cook-Off Mar 1, 2015 10:00am Fillin’ Station Grille West, 4840 Venture Dr, Southaven Join us for the cook-off with live music and all of the gumbo you can eat! For more information, visit www.fillinstationgrille.com or call … Continue reading

Area Lakes and Rivers

If you happen to be trailing a boat behind your vehicle as you travel, you may want to add a few extra days to your stay in Natchez because of the many beautiful lakes and waterways in the area. For … Continue reading

Arena at Southaven

7360 Hwy. 51 Southaven, MS 38671 662-890-7275 www.southaven.org/index.aspx?nid=186 The multi-purpose arena has been the host to the Crystal Ball, flea markets, dog shows, expos, gun and knife shows and civil war shows.

ARK Walking Trail

The ARK Nature Trail is located 10 miles west of Hernando on Highway 304 just west of Fogg Road. Look for the signs and parking area on the left just past Panther Creek. www.mswildliferehab.org www.desotogreenways.org

Arkabutla Lake & Campground

3905 Arkabutla Dam Road Coldwater, MS 38618 662-562-6261 www.mvk.usace.army.mil/lakes/ms/arkabutla Located just seven miles from Hernando. The 40,704 acre lake was created by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and is rated one of the top five crappie fishing lakes in the country and … Continue reading


400 Duncan Avenue Natchez, MS 39120 P: (601) 442-5981 http://www.auburnmuseum.org/ Auburn is owned and operated by the City of Natchez. It was bequeathed to the city, along with over 100 acres of land, by the heirs of Dr. Stephen Duncan, … Continue reading

BancorpSouth Sports Center

3335 Pine Tar Alley Southaven, MS 38671 662-890-7275 www.snowdengrovebaseball.com Located in Snowden Grove Park, kids of all ages can enjoy indoor batting practice, soccer practice, putt-putt golf, arcade and snack bar.

Bayou Point Mountain Bike Trail

Bayou Point Mountain Bike Trail Location:  3905 Arkabutla Dam Rd., Arkabutla, MS 38618 The Bayou Point Mountain Bike trail is located southwest of Hernando, MS just off of Highway 301 on Bayou Point Rd on the south side of Arkabutla … Continue reading

Bazinsky Park

120 Bazinsky Road (off South Frontage Rd. near Home Depot) 601-634-4514 (Vicksburg Sports and Recreation Dept.) 3 softball fields, 1 baseball field, bathrooms, batting cages, concession areas, and open areas.

Beau Pre’ Country Club

40 Club Drive Natchez, MS 39120 P: (601) 442-8181 http://www.beauprecc.com/ Beau Pré Country Club is nestled along picturesque Second Creek in the premier residential area in Natchez. The golf course is an 18-hole championship layout designed by Mike Young, and … Continue reading

Beaver Dam Hunting Services

3325 Austin Rd Tunica, MS 38676-9720 662-363-6288 http://www.beaverdamducks.com/ Beaver Dam Hunting Services has been providing some of the finest duck hunting opportunities available in the Mississippi flyway for over a quarter century. Located six miles south of Tunica, Mississippi, in … Continue reading

Blue Cat Guide Service

601-953-5767   601-856-5796 Please call to set up an appointment. Rod and reel fishing for trophy blue catfish in the Mississippi River at historic Vicksburg. www.bluecatguideservice.com

Bluff Park

101 S. Broadway Natchez, MS 39120 The greatest natural attraction that Natchez has to offer is the Mississippi River, and the best vantage point from which to take in her beauty and splendor is the bluff. The best time to … Continue reading

Bovina Soccer Complex

2050 Tiffintown Rd, Bovina (I-20, Exit 11) The Vicksburg Soccer Organization (VSO) is for boys and girls age 4-18 to learn to play soccer, get physical and mental fitness and to have fun. Games and tournaments are played at the … Continue reading

Catfish Row Children’s Art Park

Downtown on Levee Street Vicksburg, MS 39183 601-636-3411 601-634-4553 A creative adventure into the history of the Mississippi River and the fabulous paddle wheel steamboats that once traveled its mighty waters. Enjoy all the sights and musical sounds within the … Continue reading

Cedar Hill Farm

008 Love Road Hernando, MS 38632 662-429-2540 www.cedarhfarm.com Open year-round for agricultural field trips, paintball, petting zoo, pony rides, beautiful picnic areas and a restaurant opened seasonally to the public. Yearly events include Easter egg hunts, blackberry and strawberry picking, … Continue reading

Cedar Hill/Soldier’s Rest Cemetery Tour

Tour begins at Vicksburg Visitor Information Center, 52 Old Hwy. 27. 601-618-6031 By appointment only. A historical driving tour (with some light walking) of Vicksburg’s Historic Cedar Hill Cemetery including Soldier’s Rest Confederate burial ground, beautiful funerary art and fascinating … Continue reading

Cherokee Valley Golf Club

6635 Crumpler Blvd Olive Branch, MS 38654 662-893-4444 www.olivebranchgolf.com/ Cherokee Valley Golf Club is nestled among gently rolling hills, this course extends a challenging game to golfers of all skill levels with 11 lakes and 78 bunkers. Wide fairways and … Continue reading