Local Area Attractions Near Hattiesburg / Okatoma River KOA

Hattiesburg-Okatoma KOA is located in the beautiful "Hub City" of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Nearby you can craft your own adventure because Hattiesburg has something to offer everyone.  Local fun is just a short drive away where you can shop, dine, golf, feast in the music scene, discover local art, hike or ride your bike down Longleaf Trace, stop by the Hattiesburg Zoo, tour University of Southern Mississippi and so much more! We are nearby the community of Laurel, Mississippi, home to Erin and Ben Napier of HGTV's Home Town.

The Lucky Rabbit

The Lucky Rabbit

The Lucky Rabbit is an eclectic local antique and collectible shop that has been featured on HGTV's HomeTown. It is open on Saturdays and Sundays only.

217 Mobile Street

Hattiesburg, MS 39401

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University of Southern Mississippi

University of Southern Mississippi

The University of Southern Mississippi is a public university serving over 14,000 students. It is home to the Golden Eagles Division I sports teams, All American Rose Garden, and Long Leaf Trace station.

118 College Dr

Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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Laurel

Laurel

Laurel is the filming location of HGTV's series Home Town. Visit the Scotsman General Store and Woodshop, Laurel Mercantile, and Pearl's Diner. Laurel has many parks, restaurants, and shops that are sure to delight.

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Long Leaf Trace

Long Leaf Trace

Extending from Hattiesburg to Prentiss, this beautiful 44 mile linear park is 10 feet wide and paved. Along the trailhead is parking, restrooms, and drinking water.

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Hattiesburg Station

Hattiesburg Station

Visit this beautiful historic train station that accommodates Amtrak routes to New Orleans.

308 Newman Street

Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Local Area Recreation Near Hattiesburg / Okatoma River KOA

Canoeing

Canoeing

Check out the local area canoe and kayak rentals.

Longleaf Trace

Longleaf Trace

The Longleaf Trace is South Mississippi's premier running, biking, hiking, and equestrian trail. It is a beautiful, 44-mile linear park that extends from Hattiesburg (elevation 220') through Sumrall (290'), Bassfield (460'), and Carson to Prentiss (336'). A Rails-To-Trails conversion, the trail is 10 feet wide and paved.

601-450-5247

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Robert E Russell Sports Complex

Robert E Russell Sports Complex

We like this park best because of the skate park and large playgrounds! There's something for the whole family to do. Here is a list of the park amenties: 

Baseball Fields
Batting Cages
Benches and Seating
Concession Stand
Covered Picnic Area
Playground
Press Box
Recreation Office
Restrooms
Skate Park
Soccer Fields
T-Ball Fields
Tennis Court
Walking Track

605 Hillcrest Loop

Petal, MS 39465

601-554-5440

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Eagle Action Sportz Paintball

Eagle Action Sportz Paintball

Hattiesburg's Premier Paintball Field

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: Reservation Only
Saturday & Sunday: 9 am - 5 pm

70 Ryner Road

Hattiesburg, MS 39402

601-447-2876

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