From scenic campgrounds to recreational waterways, from architectural treasures to delights for the railroad buff, Clarke County in East Central Mississippi offers something for travelers year-round! Here’s a list of major attractions. If you’re interested in something in particular, give us a call at (601) 776-5701, or email us. We’ll be delighted to help you plan your visit or group tour!
Clarkco State Park
Hwy 45 North
815 acres of rolling woodlands and a 65-acre fresh water lake. Vacation cabins, camping, tennis courts, picnic areas, nature trails, fishing, and a visitors’ center. Office open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Park open 24 hours. $2 per vehicle up to four people, $0.50 for each additional person.
Archusa Water Park
One thousand acres of rustic beauty located in Quitman. Cabins, camping, water sports, beaches, and winding scenic drives. Office open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. $2 per vehicle up to two people, $0.50 each additional person.
Historic Driving Tour
Take a driving tour of sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including East Enterprise Historical District, Stonewall Mill Village Historic District, Clarke County Courthouse in Quitman, and Baptist and Methodist churches in Shubuta. Free 24 page booklet.
L.C. Rhoden Museum
Hwy. 11 North
Museum houses artifacts, railroad equipment, and items from Pachuta Creek oilfield. Located in a historic railroad depot. Open by appointment only.
Texas Hospital Cemetery
Hwy. 45 South
Memorial to Confederate soldiers who died at Texas Field Hospital. Flags identify states of soldiers buried at the cemetery. Soldiers wounded at battles of Corinth, Iuka, and Shiloh. Free and open daily.
Visit lovely “Four Porches” cabin on the banks of the Chickasawhay River and tour the landscaped grounds according to the season of the year. For cabin tours call (601) 659-4486.
741 Cr. 313
Outfitters for white-tailed deer, Eastern turkeys, and Russian boar. 5,000 acres of prime hunting, five bass ponds, and bed and breakfast. McKenna Ranch maintains a family atmosphere and is ideally suited for someone looking for a great hunt at a great price. Wonderful Southern hospitality, nice facilites, and relaxing surroundings.