Campground photo 1
Campground photo 2
Campground photo 3

Top Tent Camping near Forest, MS

199 Reviews

Looking for an adventure where you can explore Forest and then fall asleep in your tent? The Dyrt helps you find campsites near Forest with tent camping. You're sure to find the perfect tent campsite for your Mississippi camping adventure.

Best Tent Camping Sites Near Forest, MS (44)

  1. Camper-submitted photo from Roosevelt State Park Campground

    1.

    Roosevelt State Park Campground

    30 Reviews
    85 Photos
    157 Saves
    Morton, Mississippi
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  2. Camper-submitted photo from LeFleur's Bluff State Park Campground

    2.

    LeFleur's Bluff State Park Campground

    22 Reviews
    56 Photos
    97 Saves
    Jackson, Mississippi

    LeFleur's Bluff provides a lush green spot in the heart of urban Jackson. In addition to camping, fishing, picnic spots, and nature trails, the 305-acre park features a nine-hole golf course and a driving range. The park is named for Louis LeFleur, a French-Canadian explorer who established a trading post on the banks of the Pearl River in the late 1700s. The City of Jackson was originally known as "LeFleur's Bluff." Today Mississippi's vibrant capital city combines the warmth and charm of its rich cultural heritage with exciting activities and attractions and contemporary lifestyles. Visitors to Jackson discover a diversity of museums, unlimited shopping and dining, and a calendar of events packed with activities to suit every mood.

    The 28 sites available for tent and RV camping are equipped with water and electrical hook-ups. The developed camping area also features a central sewage dumping station and a bathhouse with hot showers. All campsites are available for advanced reservations. Smoking is not allowed in any Mississippi government building.

    Ten shaded primitive tent sites located near the lake and within walking distance to water and showers are available. This area is ideal for scout groups.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $20 - $35 / night

  3. Camper-submitted photo from Marathon Lake Campground

    3.

    Marathon Lake Campground

    4 Reviews
    13 Photos
    21 Saves
    Forest, Mississippi

    Overview

    This location is available on a first-come, first-served basis only. Visitors are required to physically arrive at the campground to purchase and claim a site. Once on-site, you may be able to pay for your campsite(s) by scanning a QR code using the Recreation.gov mobile app, and the Scan and Pay feature. If this option is available, you will need to first download the free Recreation.gov mobile app https://www.recreation.gov/mobile-app prior to your arrival as some remote areas have limited or no cellular service.

    Recreation

    Marathon Lake provides various recreational oppurtunties. This includes activities such as biking, hiking, boating, picnicking, fishing, camping, swimming, wildlife viewing, and volleyball.

    Facilities

    34 campsites with water and electricity 14 picnick tables Sand volleyball court (no ball provided) BBQ grills 2 Pavilions (can be reserved for groups, please call local Forest Service Office at 601-469-3811) Boat Launch Swimming area with sandy beach Hiking Trail (1.7 miles in length) Water fountains Sanitation facilities with showers and flush toilets Dump station for trash

    Natural Features

    Marathon Lake is a 50-acre lake located in Smith County. It got its' name from Marathon Lumber Company which closed in 1929. You will enjoy the beauty and seclusion of this quiet campground located approximately 15 miles southeast of Forest, MS and 25 miles northeast of Raleigh, MS. Marathon Recreation area is equipped with 34 camping sites (with water and electric hook-ups), boat ramp, swimming area, 2 bath houses (warm showers), picnic shelters, picnic tables and a hiking trail. The lake has been stocked with catfish, bass and crappie and is open to bream fishing. A dump station is available. The area has a volunteer Campground Host on site most of the time.

    contact_info

    This location is staffed. Please call (601) 469-3811 to speak with local staff.

    • Electric Hookups
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Trash

    $20 / night

  4. Camper-submitted photo from Turkey Creek Water Park

    4.

    Turkey Creek Water Park

    5 Reviews
    6 Photos
    16 Saves
    Decatur, Mississippi
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  5. Camper-submitted photo from Timberlake Campground

    5.

    Timberlake Campground

    13 Reviews
    17 Photos
    48 Saves
    Flowood, Mississippi

    You’ll find Timberlake Campground to be one of the finest destination campsites in the Southeast. Adjacent to the beautiful Ross Barnett Reservoir, Timberlake offers campers a pool, tennis courts, TV room, private boat launch, full hookups, laundry, and baths.

    For the best of both worlds, Timberlake is the spot where you can enjoy the splendor of the outdoors and metropolitan conveniences alike. Multi-purpose trails enhance this campsite in addition to the many fine restaurants and shopping areas that surround it.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  6. Camper-submitted photo from Yogi on the Lake

    6.

    Yogi on the Lake

    6 Reviews
    6 Photos
    12 Saves
    Morton, Mississippi
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
  7. Camper-submitted photo from Goshen Springs Campground

    7.

    Goshen Springs Campground

    9 Reviews
    8 Photos
    25 Saves
    Madison, Mississippi
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  8. Camper-submitted photo from Yogi on the Lake - Jellystone Pelahatchie

    8.

    Yogi on the Lake - Jellystone Pelahatchie

    4 Reviews
    37 Photos
    39 Saves
    Morton, Mississippi

    Tent camping

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $30 - $65 / night

  9. 9.

    Wendy Oaks RV Resort

    14 Reviews
    62 Photos
    5 Saves
    Brandon, Mississippi

    Wendy Oaks is a small (38 site), quaint and beautiful RV Park located conveniently on Highway 49 in Florence, MS. This park is a great place if you want to "unwind & chill" for a few days or for RV passerby's wanting a safe, clean, and pretty "layover" on the way to your final destination. Our beautiful 8-acre lake also offers great fishing for bass, bream, and catfish (catch & release OR keep & eat)!

    Beautiful 8-acre lake

    Full hookup RV sites (water, electric & sewer)

    Basic & Premium WiFi at all sites

    Clean restrooms & hot showers

    Fire pits and picnic tables at most sites (refer to site description for details)

    Laundry (coin-operated washer and dryers)

    General Store (coming soon)

    Great scenery

    Read our policies HERE

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
  10. Camper-submitted photo from Shockaloe Base Camp I Camping

    10.

    Shockaloe Base Camp I Camping

    1 Review
    1 Photo
    13 Saves
    Bienville National Forest, Mississippi

    There are two base camps associated with Shockaloe Horse Trail: Base Camp I and Base Camp II. Each base camp has a pavilion and an open area for parking.

    Camping is only permitted at Base Camp I.

    Camping is not permitted at Base Camp II.

    Have at least two adults in your party. Park trucks and trailers in spaces provided. Keep all facilities clean. Carry first aid supplies with each party. Be careful crossing roads. No public telephones available. Wearing orange/bright colored clothing during deer hunting season is recommended.

    In case of emergency, contact Scott County Sheriff's Office (601-469-1511).

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Tents
    • Picnic Table

    $7 / night


Popular Camping Styles near Forest

Pet-friendly camping near Forest

Recent Tent Reviews In Forest

199 Reviews of 44 Forest Campgrounds