The Best Swimming in Mississippi

Looking for the best swimming in Mississippi? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Mississippi. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top swimming spots in and near Mississippi

  • Woodville, Mississippi

    Hike the Clark Creek Primitive Trail

    4.7
    2.6 mi
    Many small cascades can be found along this creek. On hot summer days, it's a great place to jump in and cool off. There is a $3 fee per vehicle, plus an addition dollar per person for groups larger than two.
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  • Seminary, Mississippi

    Kayak Okatoma Creek

    5.0
    For this trip, I went through Okatoma Outdoor Post, a local Seminary business that rents out canoes/kayaks, hauls private canoes/kayaks, and shuttles customers to their landing. They offer three float trips between Seminary and Sanford (I chose the Upper Short to Fairchild trip). Float Trips The ...
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  • Brooklyn, Mississippi

    Canoe Black Creek

    4.7
    There are multiple different boat ramps to launch at along Black Creek. I chose to paddle roughly 11 miles from Moody's Landing to Cypress Creek Landing, but you could do all 21 miles of the creek if you desired. It is about a 5-7 hour paddle to Cypress Creek Landing from Moody's Landing. That's ...
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  • Biloxi, Mississippi

    Kayak Camp on Deer Island

    5.0
    Having once been part of the mainland, Deer Island is no more than a 5-minute paddle from Biloxi Beach. The island has been lengthened hundreds of feet in the past decade to protect against hurricane damage. Breakwaters/berms have also been created to reduce the effects of erosion on the island. ...
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  • Ackerman, Mississippi

    Camp at Choctaw Lake Recreation Area

    5.0
    The Choctaw Lake Recreation Area is great, as it provides opportunities for so many different recreational activities. Its two lakes can host various water activities (i.e. swimming, paddling, fishing, etc.). Cabin Lake is the smaller of the two lakes and is also the calmest. Then there is the 10...
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  • Holly Springs, Mississippi

    Hike around Wall Doxey State Park

    2.0
    2.5 mi
    Starting from the Ranger station walk North or South which will lead you to the parks nature trail. You'll hike pretty close to the lake the entire time through lots of hardwoods, flora and fauna native to the State of Mississippi. Elevation gain is very minimal but does offer some beautiful pano...
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