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ATTRACTIONS
POINTS OF INTEREST
   PADDLE, BIKE & FOOT SPORTS
 NATURE TOURS
       Waveland’s Ground Zero Hurricane Museum 3
Located in a restored historic school this museum features exhibits ranging from photography to interac- tive displays to a remarkable hand- carved carousel.
Pascagoula River
Audubon Center 68
Gateway to the Pascagoula River, its habitats and the diverse assemblage of organisms that live in or visit the river basin throughout the year. 5107 Arthur St, Moss Point, MS (228) 475-0825 pascagoula.audubon.org
Adventure Locators, LLC 46 Scuba lessons, kayaking, standup paddle-boards (SUP), equipment sales & rentals, training, service, ad- venture trips, & cruises.
10470 D’Iberville Blvd, Ste E & F D’Iberville, MS
(228) 392-7830 adventurelocators.com
Biloxi Bay Kayak Rentals 46 Located east of the Scarlet Pearl Casino. Open year-round during daylight hours, weather permitting. Back Bay Biloxi
9485 Fournier Ave, D’Iberville, MS (228) 243-0410
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Live Oaks Bicycle Route 51 Cycle over 15 miles along the streets of Ocean Springs. Stop by the Chamber of Commerce for a
bicycle route brochure.
Ocean Springs, MS
(228) 875-4424 oceanspringschamber.com
Magnolia City Rides
Includes a lit bike, tour guide, DJ, music and safety guide. Customized tours available.
Downtown Gulfport - Fishbone Alley (888) 656-9646 magnoliacityrides.com
McLeod Park 13
Canoers & kayakers welcome to explore an 8.5-mile trail through coastal floodplains and a riverine ecological system. The river trail links the McLeod Park canoe launch to the Bayou Talla boat launch.
854 Highway 90, Suite A,
Bay St Louis, MS
(228) 467-0172
ltmcp.org
Mississippi Party Bike 21
Take a tour of downtown Gulfport, experience local culture through cuisine, shops, nightlife and the nostalgia of an historic area. Call to book your adventure today.
25th Avenue at 14th Street Gulfport, MS
(228) 234-8550
Old Fort Bayou Blueway 50
A nature lover’s paradise that pro- vides a beautiful vista for canoeing or kayaking.
Throughout Jackson County Ocean Springs, MS
ltmcp.org
Pascagoula River Blueway 68 This trail offers an opportunity to tour Krebs Lake and the river’s edge with an optional western route where more advanced paddlers can explore the marshes along the open channel. Pascagoula, MS
(228) 372-6888 cityofpascagoula.com
Possum Walk 2
3.2-mile trail starting at INFINITY and ending near the Pearl River. Markers give the history of Possum Walk and Logtown and teach about native plants. Hwy 607 to Hwy 604, follow signs to Possum Walk Boat Launch,
Bay St Louis, MS
Slow Ride Pedal Tours 51 Explore downtown Ocean Springs on this unique, 14-seat pedal bar while pedaling and sipping your favorite beverage. Two hour tour.
10118 Desoto St
Ocean Springs MS
(228) 334-5039 http://slowridepedaltours.com
Wild Flier 51
Lessons, rentals, classes, guided tours, and retail in stand up paddleboards and accessories.
1018 Government St
Ocean Springs, MS
(228) 334-5574
wildflier.com
Angel Trees of Bay St Louis 8 Drive through downtown Bay St. Louis to see these carvings. Throughout Bay St. Louis
Bay St Louis, MS
Crooked Feather Sculpture 51 A thirty-foot sculpture depicting Ocean Springs original colony of the American Indian carved from a cy- press log 5-feet wide by 11-feet high. Highway 90,
Ocean Springs, MS
D’Iberville Town Clock 46 Relax on the benches placed around this picturesque and beautiful four-faced town clock that stands tall upon a three-tiered granite base. Central Ave, D’Iberville, MS
(228) 392-7966
Fishbone Alley Downtown Gulfport 21
A funky destination backing up to restaurants and bars located around the alley, featuring original local art and culture. Artists have been invited to create murals, panels and the shut- ter program.
Alley between 26 & 27th Avenue
and 13th & 14th Street, Gulfport
Friendship Oak Tree 17
Dating back to 1487, one of the most photographed natural attractions on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
The University of Southern Mississippi - Gulf Coast Campus 730 East Beach Blvd
Long Beach, MS
(228) 865-4500
usm.edu
Gateway Oak
335 Coleman Ave., Waveland, MS (228) 467-9012 wavelandgroundzero.com
Crosby Arboretum 2
A 104-acre Native Plant Center includes the Pinecote Pavilion and the Piney Woods Lake for display of native water plants in their natural setting. MS State Extension Service
370 Ridge Rd, Picayune, MS
(601) 799-2311 crosbyarboretum.msstate.edu
Eco-Tours of
South Mississippi 69
Offers customized interpretive tours of the natural habitats of the Pascagoula River or the coastal barrier islands.
Gautier City Park - Mary Walker Bayou Gautier, MS
(228) 297-8687 ecotoursofsouthmississippi.com
Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve 75
Nature tourism with birding, bug, butterfly watching and nature
6005 Bayou Heron Rd, Moss Point, MS
(228) 475-7047 grandbaynerr.org
Gulf Coast Gator Ranch & Airboat Tours79
See some of the oldest and largest alligators on 105 acres bordering the Grand Bay Estuary and take
an airboat ride through the swamp. 10300 Highway 90, Moss Point, MS (228) 475-6026
(866) 954-2867 airboatswamptoursofmississippi.com
Marine Education Center at the University of Southern Mississippi 60
Take a self-guided nature trail tour, walk along a 208 feet long-almost 5 feet wide pedestrian suspension bridge made of galvanized steel or use the dock to launch kayaks. Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm.
101 Sweetbay Dr., Ocean Springs, MS (228) 818-8095
gcrl.usm.edu
Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge & Visitor Center 61
Hiking, photography, and education are a few of the wildlife-oriented activities available. Hike a 3/4 mile nature trail adjacent to the Visitor Center. Free admission.
7200 Crane Ln., Gautier, MS (228) 497-6322
fws.gov
Brickyard Bayou Bike Park
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photography.
Enjoy a 21-acre natural bike trail that includes a Wholistic Garden and Disc Golf course.
3333 Jeffrey Circle
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Gulfport, MS (228) 868-5881
Deer Island Coastal Preserve
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Home to ten types of endangered species this island is the perfect place to boat, canoe, and paddleboard. As always, please mind the first rule of beachgoing: leave only your foot- prints behind.
Across the Biloxi Channel, Biloxi msgulfcoastheritage.ms.gov
Everything Kayak
Kayak rentals available year-round and for every style paddler. Paddle to the islands, get some “yak” fishing in, or simply tour along the beachfront. 15240 Creosote Rd., Gulfport, MS (228) 865-1000 everythingkayak.com
Historic Pascagoula Bike Trail 70 Enjoy cycling, nature, history, and coastal culture. Points of interest along the trail include the La Pointe-Krebs House, Jimmy Buffet’s childhood home, and a site where Faulkner wrote. Lighthouse Park
(Frederic St and Cypress Ave) Pascagoula, MS
(228) 372-6888 cityofpascagoula.com
Highway 90 & Bellman St. Biloxi, MS
Jourdan River Blueway 13 Canoers & kayakers welcome to explore an 8.5-mile trail through coastal floodplains and a riverine ecological system. The river trail links the McLeod Park canoe launch to the Bayou Talla boat launch.
Wolf River Canoe & Kayak 28 These cool waters flow over clay formations, around pristine white sand beaches, and through peaceful woodlands.
Built by ABC’s “Extreme Makeover”, dedicated to the Mississippi Gulf Coast victims who perished in Hurricane Katrina. It the names
of the 170 victims that perished during the storm.
Highway 90 & Main Street,
Biloxi, MS
biloxi.ms.us
Hurricane Katrina Tree Sculptures
Chainsaw sculpted works of art along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Scenic Hwy 90 Biloxi, MS
Long Beach WWII
Battleship Guns
WWII artillery pieces over looking the Mississippi Sound.
Oak Street & Church Avenue
Long Beach, MS
McLeod Park
8100 Texas Flat Rd., Kiln, MS (228) 467-1894
ltmcp.org
21640 Tucker Rd. Long Beach, MS (228) 452-7666 wolfrivercanoes.com
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Standing tall and wide for over 400 years.
816 Laurel Ave.,
Pascagoula, MS
Hurricane Camille Memorial 45 Beautiful but somber memorial serves as a reminder of the 172 dead or miss- ing on the Mississippi Coast after the historic 1969 hurricane. Just east of the Biloxi Small Craft Harbor.
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Hurricane Katrina
Memorial
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