US Forest Service – USFS information about National Forest recreation and Mississippi RV camping opportunites. Free dispersed RV camping (boondocking) is allowed.
How much does it cost to camp in Mississippi?
The cost of camping at Mississippi State Parks varies depending on the type of campsite and amenities provided. Tent camping sites typically range from $15 to $25 per night, while RV sites with hookups can range from $20 to $35 per night.
Can you camp anywhere in a national forest in Mississippi?
Be aware that some areas restrict camping outside of designated campsites, especially during big game hunting season. Become familiar with the rules in the area you wish to visit.
Can you sleep overnight in Mississippi rest areas?
Because Mississippi rest areas are open 24 hours a day, you are allowed to arrive at night and remain there into the following morning.
Can you camp anywhere on the Mississippi River?
No, you cannot camp anywhere on the Mississippi River. However, there are numerous campgrounds and designated camping areas along the river, both in public parks and on private land. Some of these campgrounds offer riverfront camping, while others are located nearby.
Is it legal to camp on the Mississippi River?
For those looking for a more rugged outdoor experience, primitive camping is allowed free of cost on islands on the Mississippi River that are within refuge boundaries (unless posted otherwise).
Can you sleep at Tennessee Welcome Center?
Overview of I-24 Tennessee Welcome Center Eastbound There is a 2-hour stay limit. No overnight parking or camping.