Relax in nature's beauty
Located in the heart of Mississippi's pine belt region, Paul B. Johnson State Park is the gateway to a natural wonderland marked by majestic long-leaf and loblolly pines, delicate dogwoods, and ancient oaks. The deep forests surrounding Paul B. Johnson provide a picturesque setting for a variety of outdoor activities. The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is just a 20-minute drive to the north, making Paul B. Johnson State Park the perfect place to spend a football weekend.
Bring your RV or just a tent to spend an evening or two in Paul B's safe and enjoyable camping areas. Take the family swimming on the beach, rent canoes or go boating with a significant other, or enjoy a game of frisbee golf with a group of friends. Whatever you do, you will be gaurenteed a fabulous outing in this state park.