What to do in Paul B Johnson State Park

*This information provided by Mississippi Wildlife Fisheries and Parks*

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.

Situated on spring fed Geiger amid towering pines, Paul B. Johnson State Park offers a wide variety of activities. Paul B. Johnson State Park features a visitor's center with game room, fast-food service, group camp for 110, 16 cabin units, 108 improved and 25 tent camping pads and a self-guided nature tour.

Recreational activities include fishing, boating, swimming, hiking and camping.

Paul B. Johnson State Park is located 10 miles south of Hattiesburg off US #49.

Mississippi generally has a temperate climate, with cool winters and warm, humid summers. Freezing temperatures are possible in the winter. Thunderstorms and are possible throughout the year but most common in the spring and summer. Tropical storms occasionally strike the coast during the hurricane season.

319 Geiger Lake Rd
Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Phone: 601-582-7721

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