Water Sports

Water Sports at Mississippi State Parks

Feel the rush as you ski across sparkling waters or enjoy a peaceful paddle in a kayak or canoe on Mississippi's lakes and rivers. Whether you're looking for an adventure or a relaxing day on the water, our parks have something for everyone.

With easy access to lakes and waterways, Mississippi State Parks are perfect for water activities. You can rent equipment like kayaks and canoes on-site or bring your own. Plan your water sports getaway today and enjoy the natural beauty of Mississippi's landscapes.

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Paddle your way to adventure at Mississippi State Parks! Explore serene lakes, winding rivers, and scenic waterways on unforgettable kayaking excursions.



Check out fishing reports, creel limits, depth maps, and other information at MDWFP-managed lakes.

Boater Education 2024

Any person born on or after June 30, 1980, must complete a boating education course in order to operate a boat on Mississippi public waterways.