Mississippi is a southern destination full of culture, great food and a few great places to take the RV. Oozing with southern charm, this state sometimes gets looked over but there are plenty of fun places to go. Here are five of the best RV parks, grounds and sites so you can make your visit to the Magnolia State one to remember.
Bay Hide Away RV Park & Campground: St. Louis
Bay Hide Away RV Park is a perfect place to experience the gulf coast fun of Mississippi. This highly rated park has all of the amenities you need like huge pull through sites outfitted with 30/50 amp electric, water and sewer hookups as well as Wi-Fi access. The bathhouses and laundry facilities are spacious, air conditioned and clean for your comfort. Other facilities and amenities at Bay Hide Away include a large clubhouse and pavilion for group gatherings.
Bay Hide Away has plenty of fun at the park including RV park standbys such as horseshoes and volleyball as well as a private swimming pool, disc golf, playground and tons of planned events and park wide festivals. You have the entire Mississippi Gulf Coast to explore for everything from charter fishing to relaxing on the warm beaches. The fun of the Gulfport/Biloxi area is just a half hour away and New Orleans is less than an hour’s drive away.
Percy Quin State Park: McComb
This park is one of the Mississippi Park Director’s favorites and a few days there will show you why. Percy Quin State Park contains 100 RV sites, standards come with electric and water while the premium sites come with full hookups and even TV hookups, not too shabby for a state park. There are plenty of bathhouses and restrooms as well as a ranger station, dump stations, lake front access, swimming pools, playgrounds and more.
Percy Quin is one of the best areas in Mississippi for viewing native life, both wildlife and wildflowers. A 700-acre lake provides fishing and boating recreation and the beach provides a nice play area for the whole family. If you’re just looking for nice views Percy Quin has them, walk through the trail system to gaze on the rolling hills of loblolly pines and native Magnolias. If you’re looking to hit the links you can try out Quail Hollow Golf course.
Majestic Oaks RV Resort: Biloxi
There's no other way to say it, Majestic Oaks RV Resort is just flat out gorgeous, a perfect place to while away the hours staring at the perfectly manicured landscape or jump to the casinos or beaches of the Biloxi area. You get both gorgeous scenery and excellent amenities at Majestic Oaks. Giant sites on concrete pads with full utility hookups as well as free DirecTV and Wi-Fi access. Spacious and clean bathrooms, showers and laundry facilities help keep everything clean. Majestic Oaks also offers fresh free coffee, convenience store, a clubhouse, heated pool, sun deck and even community cookouts.
There is plenty of fun all around you in the Gulfport/Biloxi area. Take the family down to Gulf Islands Water Park or to the many beaches on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. You can take a charter out for fishing or just feel the fine gulf sand between your toes. The Biloxi area is also loaded with adult oriented fun including several award-winning golf courses, fine dining and some of the finest casinos in the south.
John W. Kyle State Park: Sardis
John W. Kyle State Park is a freshwater angler’s paradise and a beautiful place even if you aren’t fishing. There several standard RV sites with electric and water hookups and a few premium sites with sewer hookups as well. The park is also surprisingly well stocked for a state park with plenty of bathhouses, restrooms and laundry facilities. There are fire rings, picnic tables, group pavilions, swimming pool, playgrounds, beaches and plenty more.
The main draw of John w. Kyle State Park is the 58,000 plus acre Sardis Reservoir. This lake is well stocked with catfish, crappie and the southern angler’s favorite, largemouth bass. If you’re not too much of a fisherman you can take a boat out for inner tubing, skiing, wakeboarding or just to cruise. Those who like a more forested setting can spend time exploring Holly Springs National Forest right down the road. Looking for a tee time instead? John W. Kyle operates Mallard Pointe Golf Course, an 18 hole public course.
Tishomingo State Park: Tishomingo
This lovely State Park is located in northern Mississippi and was established for people to enjoy the beauty of the Appalachian foothills. Tishomingo State Park hosts 62 lakeside RV sites outfitted with electrical and water hookups with dump stations located throughout the park. There are also comfort stations outfitted with showers and restrooms throughout the park as well. Other facilities and amenities include firewood, ranger station, grills, picnic areas, playgrounds and covered pavilions.
There is plenty of fun around the local area without having to go too far from your campsite. Tishomingo hosts the Natchez Trace Parkway and many other trails where you can explore the local scenery by foot or bicycle. You can float nearby Bear Creek, take a boat to Haynes Lake for some fishing or skiing or play on the disc golf course surrounded by the tall trees and unique rock formations in the park.
Mississippi has a lot to do, and a lot of history, and for RVers, the five above parks are some of the best to stay at when you adventure through this southern state.