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Nice walk through the woods

A nice short walk to the Bayou. There is a nice platform to look out into the Bayou where we just... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Brian W
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Telford, Pennsylvania
Nice trail in bayou area

This trail gives a quick view of the bayou environment. A nice change from the touristy side of... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2016
WestSideGal
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Ohio
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27 Jan 2018
“Great Park”
22 May 2017
“Nice walk through the woods”
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Hanshaw Road, Mississippi Sandhill Crane Refuge, Ocean Springs, MS
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

This is an awesome park and conservation area and good for birders the only issue is the Mayor of Biloxi Shane Maxwell is trying to convince the Goverment to develop this property… Overalll the facility is awesome

2  Thank Jerry M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A nice short walk to the Bayou. There is a nice platform to look out into the Bayou where we just happened to see an alligator. Pretty cool to see an alligator out in the wild. Unfortunately we did not see any birds but we...More

1  Thank Brian W
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I love taking this drive down by the Sound of Mississippi. Pelican watching is a must on this venture.

1  Thank coast3216
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This trail gives a quick view of the bayou environment. A nice change from the touristy side of the Biloxi area. We didn't see any cranes or other wildlife but did enjoy the fauna. Be aware that trails may be water logged if there has...More

2  Thank WestSideGal
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I stopped here to stretch my legs during a long drive home. The visitor's center was very nice, the docents were kind and helpful (and even set up a movie for me to watch, which I found quite informative.) Outside, I walked a short loop...More

1  Thank lgramlich
Reviewed 21 March 2016

No Sandhill cranes, but nice little walk along a pretty easy trail. Probably brutal in warm weather with bugs, so in summer months be prepared.

Thank Cjrski
Reviewed 25 September 2015

This trail is short. Having said that, it is conveniently located so that for me as a resident on the outskirts of Ocean Springs, I can get here in 5 minutes if I want some quiet time in nature. Despite the lack of length, the...More

Thank Loren R
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Nice short walk through pine Woods and with lookouts to a bayou. Worth a quick stop. On the trail are quite a few good information boards.

Thank Norma M
Reviewed 3 July 2014

This tract used to be part of a vast longleaf pine savanna. Now some parts are grown up as mixed forest and some restored to savanna, with a peaceful bayou winding through. Easy walking trail with one loop less than a mile, the other longer....More

4  Thank jwright01
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FroggyB
31 July 2016|
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Response from lgramlich | Reviewed this property |
According to their website; "Dogs are allowed in certain areas of the refuge, such as the designated hiking trails and Visitor Center grounds. They must be kept on a leash at all times. Please be mindful of other visitors... More
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