Gaddis Park is one of the finest in the state, with ten lighted tennis courts, a tennis pavilion, six ball fields, walking trail, playground equipment, basketball courts, picnic tables, grills and an open air pavilion. A full time director oversees organized recreational programs including baseball, softball, soccer, tennis and flag football.
Forest Country Club
The Forest Country Club features an 18-hole golf course, swimming pool, a lake for fishing and a clubhouse. A large banquet hall is available for private parties on a rental basis. Family membership costs include an initial entry fee and monthly dues.
Forest Public Library
The Forest Public Library is here to serve you. Whether it is for a school report, general interest in a subject or the pleasure of reading, the Forest Public Library would like to assist you.
Cherry Hill Golf Course
This nine-hole golf course is located just north of Forest
Roosevelt State Park
Just off I-20 on state Highway 13 (12 miles from Forest) is one of Mississippi's best state parks. Roosevelt features sleep accommodations ranging from primitive camping sites to a new 20 unit motel. Amenities include a swimming pool, a 150-acre lake, tennis courts, ball fields, fishing, paddle boats, miniature golf, meeting rooms and more.
Livingston Performing Arts and Media Center
The Livingston Performing arts and Media Center provides theater seating for 600 people with a lobby, public restrooms, auditorium, sound and light production rooms and dressing rooms. The professional stage has a 3,200-square foot wooden floor with a 50-foot curtain opening. The facility is handicapped accessible to the public. The Livingston Performing Arts & Media Center is strategically located off I-20 at Roosevelt State Park in Morton, Mississippi.
The facility hosts radio and television production capacity in conjunction with the Mississippi Educational Television Network and Mississippi Public Radio. Worldwide tele-conferencing will also make this facility extremely appealing.
Other comfortable facilities include overnight lodge rooms, cabins, campgrounds, and group camps. Recreational facilities include a swimming pool, water slide, boating and fishing. Alfreda lodge can accommodate 300 people for meetings and banquets.
The center includes equipment for a variety of events, including solo artists, ballet performances, professional stage plays, and orchestra performances. Enjoy all the amenities Mississippi State Parks have to offer, and you will find yourself coming back again and again.
Bienville National Forest
Scott County's 86,000 acres of National Forest land is open to public hunting, fishing, hiking, and camping. Shockaloe Riding Trail, part of the Bienville National Forest, provides hiking and horseback riding trails, hitching areas, water, comfort stations, camping, picnic tables and grills. The 26-mile route is a favorite of horse lovers throughout the country.
Scott County/Forest Coliseum
The Scott County/Forest Coliseum is a great multi-purpose structure that has the following features: Arena 35,000 Square feet; Bleacher seating 3,500 ; Wheel chair 24 slots ; Chair seating concert 2,000; Total seating - 5,500 plus and is livestock available.
The Scott County/Forest Coliseum is a multi-dimensional facility that can hold a variety of events, such as horse shows, monster trucks, arenacross, circus, rodeos, concerts, trade shows and k-9 activities. 209 stalls and 84 complete RV hookups, will accommodate equine activities. The inside arena has 35,000 square feet of floor space, a 20x40 stage, sound system and bleacher seating for 3,500 people. Wheel chair 24 slots ; Chair seating concert 2,000; Total seating - 5,500 plus and is livestock available.
Wildlife Management Areas
Nearest town: Morton
Area Manager: Clayton Lott
Directions: I-20, Exit 77, Take Hwy 13 north to Hwy 80. Turn right on Hwy 80 and go approx. 4 miles and turn left at Forest Service sign saying National Forest Service Trail. Go approx 6 miles, headquarters on left.
Nearest town: Montrose
Area Manager: Gaylon Bradshaw
Phone: (601) 739-3671
Directions: I-20, Exit 100. Take, Hwy 80 east. Go approx. 3 miles, turn on Hwy 505. Go approx. 5 miles and turn right onto Roberts County Line Rd (Hwy 507) Go approx. 3 miles. Headquarters on the right.
Nearest town: Forest
Area Manager: Art Bradshaw
Phone: (601) 537-3555, 469-1918
Directions: I-20, Exit 88. Take, Hwy 35 south go approx. Â¼ mile and turn right on West Moore Tower Road, headquarters is approximately one mile on left. I-20, take Exit 80. Take, Hwy 481 south. Go approx. 10 miles and turn right on CR 563. Go approx. 1.5 miles and turn right at sign indicating headquarters entrance.
- Golden Memorial
Walnut Grove , Mississippi
Park memorializes post civil War, one-room school once located on the site. Picnic tables, grills, 2 picnic pavilions, nature trails, 15-acre spring-fed lake stocked with bass and bream.
Address: 2104 Damscus Road Walnut Grove, MS 39189
Location: On Mississippi 492, five miles east of Walnut Grove off Mississippi 35N. Office Hours: Wednesday - Sunday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (Office and Park Use)