Turkey Fork Reservoir
The Turkey Fork Recreation Area is nestled in the tall pines around an inviting 240-acre lake. Turkey Fork Lake provides excellent fishing, swimming, and boating opportunities. The lake is stocked with catfish, bass, and bluegill. Recreational opportunities at Turkey Fork include fishing, water sports, camping, picnicking, and hiking. Special features can be found in each activity area. With all of these opportunities, a visit to Turkey Fork Recreation Area will provide its visitors with an enjoyable outdoor experience and memories to take home. fs.usda.gov
Sports teams are vital to small towns in general, and that vitality may be doubly important to places such as Leakesville, Sand Hill, State Line, and McLain in Greene County. Here fall’s Friday-night-lights gatherings corral locals from a broad swath of acreage around the rural countryside and beyond. And in summer, local organized t-ball, and baseball are extremely popular for kids, and parents of all ages.
Chickasawhay River at Leakesville
The Chickasawhay River is a river, about 210 miles (340 km) long, in southeastern Mississippi in the United States. It is a principal tributary of the Pascagoula River, which flows to the Gulf of Mexico. The Chickasawhay's tributaries also drain a portion of western Alabama. The name "Chickasawhay" comes from the Choctaw word chikashsha-ahi, literally "Chickasaw potato". The boat ramp to the Chickasawhay River in Leakesville is perfect for putting in your boat, kayak, or rafting and is a popular place for local fishermen. wikipedia
The benefits of camping are many - peace and quiet, family time, enjoying the great outdoors, and gazing at the stars overhead at night. Whatever your reasons, Greene County has plenty of camping opportunities available for those who just want to get away from it all.
Hunting in Greene County is a way of life for many families. From deer, wild hog, duck, and turkey, we are certain you will enjoy the great outdoors of Greene County.
Old Time Greene County Fair
Held the last weekend of October every year the fair draws thousand of people from around the region. Live music, hundreds of vendors, all the fair food you have come to love. There's even a fair pageant to choose the annual Queen of the fair and her court, along with judging in categories of arts, sculpture, painting, as well as the old time quilting, canning, and agricultural judging and exhibits. Plenty of camper hookups are available for those who want to stay on site the entire weekend! greenecountyruraleventscenterms.com
The Leaf River rises in the Bienville National Forest in southwestern Scott County and flows initially southward through eastern Smith, northeastern Covington, western Jones, and northern Forrest Counties to Hattiesburg, where it collects the Bouie River. Below Hattiesburg, the river turns southeastward and flows through central Perry and southwestern Greene Counties, skirting the edge of the De Soto National Forest, into northern George County, where it joins the Chickasawhay River to form the Pascagoula River. wikipedia
Greene County Rural Events Center
Just across from the local high school sits the Greene County Rural Events Center. It is a year-round venue for rodeos, horse shows, wild west shows, concerts, and the annual Old Time Greene County Fair. These events draw thousands of visitors to Greene County. Recreational Vehicle hookups are also available at the GCREC for those coming to the events who plan to stay overnight. The GCREC falls under the Greene County Board of Supervisors. Information (601) 394-5700
Wild Country Off Road Park
Ride your ATV for hours through 1,000 acres of trails. Two beautiful sand bars on the Chickasawhay River for you to swim, fish, or float along.
Not an ATV rider?? Grab your friends and stock your cooler for a fun night of dancing and singing along to your favorite artists at one of the many concerts hosted in our event center. When you’re here, don’t forget to grab a bite to eat at our restaurant! Wild Country also offers several lodging options for guests. wcoffroad.com