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Mississippi Rest Stops

Mississippi Rest Stops

Mississippi offers a unique blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. Whether you're cruising along the Gulf Coast or venturing through the heart of the Magnolia State, quality rest stops are essential to any successful road trip. The Mississippi Department of Transportation maintains several rest stops throughout the state, and while every stop is different, most offer basic amenities such as restrooms, food options, travel information, and pet walking areas. This guide aims to help you find the best spots to catch your breath, stretch your legs, and appreciate the diverse offerings of Mississippi.

Gulfport Welcome Center – Gulfport

Located near the Gulf of Mexico along Highway 90, this welcome center is a great starting point for your adventure. The facilities here include:

  • Clean restrooms
  • Vending machines
  • Tourist information
  • Ample parking for cars, trucks, and RVs

Bienville National Forest – Forest

This area, located along I-20, offers travelers a peaceful retreat amidst nature. Amenities include:

  • Restrooms
  • Picnic areas
  • Nature trails
  • Informational signage about local flora and fauna
  • Parking spaces for trucks and RVs

McElroy Rest Area – Macon

Situated along U.S. Route 45, the McElroy Rest Area near Macon offers basic yet essential services for travelers. These services include:

  • Clean restrooms
  • Drinking water
  • Picnic tables
  • Information kiosks
  • Dedicated parking areas for cars, trucks, and RVs

Moss Point Welcome Center – Moss Point

In the midst of Grand Bay National Wildlife Refuge, you’ll find the lovely Moss Point Welcome Center. This stop is perfect for travelers, RVers, and truckers alike, with amenities such as:

  • Restrooms
  • Picnic tables
  • Visitor center
  • RV dump station
  • Parking for all types of vehicles

Natchez Trace Parkway – Multiple Stops

The Natchez Trace Parkway offers several rest areas and scenic overlooks along its 444-mile route. Popular stops include:

  • Restrooms
  • Picnic areas
  • Scenic views
  • Historical and geographical information
  • Plenty of parking options

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