Mississippi has a warm climate that will have you outdoors enjoying your own yard or the many attractions of this lovely state. With 22 state parks, 6 national forests, and a host of amazing tourist attractions there’s always some new adventure waiting for you.
Elevation is sea level at the Gulf of Mexico up to 806 feet above sea level at Woodall Mountain
The climate is warm and humid resulting in long, hot summers and short, mild winters
The state has 22 state parks, 16 state wildlife management areas, 6 national forests, and 9 national wildlife refuges
Attractions include the Mississippi Petrified Forest, Elvis Presley’s birthplace, Vicksburg National Cemetery, and the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies.