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     Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve 75
Nature tourism with birding, bug, butterfly watching and nature photography.
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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Biloxi Bicycle Works 40 Sales, accessories, maintenance service for bikes along with a wide variety of shoes and swimwear. 993 Howard Ave.
Biloxi MS
(228) 400-0280
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
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, Ste. A
Bay St Louis, MS
(228) 467-0172
Old Fort Bayou Blueway 50 A nature lover’s paradise that provides a beautiful vista for canoeing or kayaking. Throughout Jackson County Ocean Springs, MS
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
Popps Ferry Causeway 44 Ten-acre site that featuring boat/kayak launches (trailer parking), covered fishing kiosks, an open-air interpretive center, nature trails, boardwalk, pavilions and grills.
560 Causeway Dr.
Biloxi MS
(228) 388-2443
Possum Walk
Crooked Feather Sculpture 51
A thirty-foot sculpture depicting Ocean Springs original colony of the American Indian carved from a cypress 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 Ave.
and 13th & 14th St.
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
Gateway Oak 70
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 missing on the Mississippi Coast after the historic 1969 hurricane. Just east of the Biloxi Small Craft Harbor. Highway 90 & Bellman St.
Biloxi, MS
  6005 Bayou Heron Rd. Moss Point, MS
(228) 475-7047
Gulf Coast Eco Tour
Take a guided walk or boat tour of the Pearl River and Logtown area.
GPS Logtown Cemetery
Pearlington, MS
(228) 342-2958
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
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
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
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
Adventure Locators, LLC 46 Scuba lessons, kayaking, standup
paddle-boards (SUP), equipment sales & rentals, training, service, adventure trips, & cruises.
10470 D’Iberville Blvd., Ste., E & F D’Iberville, MS
(228) 392-7830
Brickyard Bayou Bike Park
Spring 2023
Enjoy a 21-acre natural bike trail that includes a Wholistic Garden and Disc Golf course.
3333 Jeffrey Cir.
Gulfport, MS (228) 868-5881
DeerIslandCoastalPreserve 51 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 footprints behind.
Across the Biloxi Channel, Biloxi
Enchanted Nature Trail 11 90 Fort Henry St.
Pass Christian, MS
Everything Kayak 34
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
Historic Biloxi Walking Tour
Biloxi boasts a long history, dating from 1699. The city grew from a quiet village into a thriving seafood center by the 1890s. Explore Biloxi’s history during this walking tour.
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
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.
McLeod Park
8100 Texas Flat Rd. Kiln, MS
(228) 467-1894
(228) 435-6254
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
South Mississippi Kayak Rentals
Deliver to your location
(228) 297-9241
Hurricane Katrina Memorial
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 St.
Biloxi, MS
Hurricane Katrina Tree Sculptures
Chainsaw sculpted works of art along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Scenic Hwy 90 Biloxi, MS
Long Beach WWII
Battleship Guns 15
WWII artillery pieces over looking the Mississippi Sound.
Oak St. & Church Ave.
Long Beach, MS
Magnolia Birding Pier 70
Come observe nature at its best. Part of the Pascagoula Historic Pathway and the Mississippi Coast Birding Trail. Look for wading birds along the marsh and bayou edges.
500 DuPont St.
Pascagoula, MS
(228) 938-2356
Wolf River Canoe & Kayak 28 These cool waters flow over clay formations, around pristine white sand beaches, and through peaceful woodlands.
21640 Tucker Rd. Long Beach, MS (228) 452-7666
Angel Trees of Bay St Louis 8 Drive through downtown Bay St. Louis to see these carvings.
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