Mississippi Valley Region


Aux Arc Park (COE - Ozark Lake) – you will enjoy this park, right on the river and close to Arkansas wine country and Fort Smith National Historic Site

Tar Camp (Pine Bluff River)COE Campground

Toad Suck Ferry Park (COE-Toad Suck Ferry) – funny name, but very nice river front park and close to scenic Petit Jean State Park


Barren River Lake State Resort Park – Kentucky state park near Bowling Green, the Olde Mulkey Meeting House and the Marble “Super Dome”

Canal Recreation Area (COE-Lake Barkley) – visited the Elk and Bison Prairie and the town of Grand Rivers

Daniel Boone Nat'l Forest Service Grove Campground - Great Forest Service Campground, near Cumberland Falls State Park

Fort Boonesborough State Park – Kentucky state park near Lexington, KY with an historic fort, Boone Station, Switzer Covered Bridge, and the Old Stone Church

Green River Lake State Park – Kentucky state park near Lincoln Homestead, My Old Kentucky Home State Park and Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park

Jenny Wiley State Resort Park -  Kentucky state park with some great hiking trails, and near the largest engineering project in the USA

Natural Bridge State Resort Park – Kentucky state park with a natural stone bridge and also near beautiful Red River Gorge

Nolan Lake SP, Mammoth Cave, KY – a very nice Kentucky state park near Mammoth Cave National Park


Bayou Segnette State Park – best park to stay in if you want to visit New Orleans, just take the ferry across the river or to visit Fort Pike State Historic Site

Fairview-Riverside SP, Madisonville, LA (New Orleans) - wooded state park

Fairview-Riverside State Park - wooded state park near New Orleans, LA

Fontainebleau State Park – another beautiful Louisiana state park nearby New Orleans

Lake D'Arbonne State Park - near Farmerville, LA with full shade campsites

Lake Fausse Pointe State Park – another fine Louisiana state park- be sure to call and ask for directions to get there, close to Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site

Pavilion RV Park, West Monroe, LA – a large commercial RV park near Monroe, LA

Sam Houston Jones SP,- near Lake Charles, LA

Sam Houston Jones State Park - near Lake Charles, LA


Arkabutla Lake (COE), Coldwater, MS (Memphis)

Hernando Point (COE - Arkabutla Lake) – newly renovated campground right on a beautiful lake, near Memphis, and the historic town of Hernando

LeFleur's Bluff State Park –visited town of Jackson, MS

LeFleur’s Bluff State Park – urban Mississippi state park right downtown Jackson, MS, and near the Natchez Trace

Natchez SP, Natchez, MS – a Mississippi state park near the antebellum city of Natchez

Natchez State Park – Mississippi state park near the antebellum mansions of Natchez, MS and the start of the Natchez Trace

Paul B. Johnson SP, Hattiesburg, MS – a Mississippi state park near Hattiesburg

Roosevelt State Park - 2 - Civil Conservation Corps developed state park that is the oldest park in Mississippi

Tishomingo State Park – Mississippi state park near the Natchez Trace Parkway and Red Bay, Alabama

Town Creek Campground (COE-Tombigbee Waterway) - near Columbus MS, home of Tennessee Williams and the Stateville, MS -  home of Mississippi State University.

Trace SP, Tupelo, MS

Trace State Park – Mississippi state park near the Natchez Trace,  Tupelo, MS and the birthplace of Elvis Presley

Wall Doxey SP – Holly Springs, MS – Mississippi state park with very secluded campsites and plenty of activities including a 20 disk (frisbee) golf course


Frank Russell Rec. Area (COE - Mark Twain Lake) - Mark Twain country and Hannibal. Missouri – his home town can be visited from here

Long Creek Boat Dock & Park COE (Table Rock Lake) – visited town of Branson, MO

Town & Country RV Resort – Sikeston, MO – typical interstate RV park and Sikeston is the home of Lamberts Café – a great eating place.

Waters Edge on Table Rock Lake RV Resort, Branson, MO


Fall Hollow Campground – private campground on the Natchez Trace- great restaurant and staff, and several interesting wineries nearby

Nashville Country RV Park, Nashville, TN – near the great and exciting city of Nashville

Seven Points Campground (Corps of Engineers) – overnight only, herds of wild turkeys in the campground, Nashville – the Country Music center of the USA can be visited from here.