Picayune Strand State Forest

An environmental learning adventure. Home to many unique species of wildlife and plants including the only stable population of panthers east to the Mississippi River and a population of black bears. Love birds? The strand provides foraging and nesting habitat for a large, diverse wading bird population. Come, explore and enjoy your state forest, through hiking, horseback riding, kayaking or bicycling.

Trail Map

See where this trail will take you, start to finish.



Bus Parking, Multilingual Staff, Picnic Area


Senior Citizen Discount

Guest Information

Family Friendly