The six National Forests in Mississippi provide a wide variety of nature-based opportunities. The Bienville, Delta, DeSoto, Holly Springs, Homochitto, and Tombigbee National Forests offer great recreation and archaeological resources.
There are a number of archaeological finds on these Forests. For example, the Delta National Forest boasts the Little Spanish Fort site, a prehistoric earthwork and mound dating between 150 BC and AD 400. And the Chickasawhay Ranger District has the mysterious xeric sites with cacti, gopher tortoises and evidence of peoples coming up from the Gulf Coast at circa AD 1300.
There are a number of recreational activities offered on each of the Mississippi Forests, for details visit each of these locations:Bienville, Delta, DeSoto, Holly Springs, Homochitto, and Tombigbee. We can only provide a sampling of all of the exciting recreational opportunities that await you in Mississippi.