The coastal town of Ocean Springs is full to the brim with nature, and there is┬ámuch to explore. For nature lovers and hiking enthusiasts, as well as animal lovers with a keen eye, you’ll enjoy one or all these walks in the area. Lace up your boots, charge up your camera, and fill up your canteen for an enjoyable walk in the beautiful area of Ocean Springs.

Fontainebleau Nature Trail

This trail will thrill nature lovers, as it runs alongside a stream that attracts a whole host of animals, including even crocodiles. Take your boots and your binoculars for a hike in the fresh air and a nature education you won’t forget.

Weeks Bayou Nature Trail

A quiet spot for families with small children to enjoy without the hustle and bustle of most popular spots and parks. With a small beach that is a secret to most of the visitors to Ocean Springs, you’ll enjoy your hidden gem of a find while you sit back and relax. Take bucket, spades, and nets for the little ones to explore and enjoy the hermit crabs and small fish.

Fort Maurepas City Park and Nature Preserve

This modern park is fun for the entire family. With lots of play areas and water spots, this could easily fill a whole afternoon or even a whole day. Take some food along with you to enjoy a picnic on the grass, and the beautiful front beach is nearby too.

Twelve Oaks Nature Trail

This trail is clean and well kept with plenty to see. Be sure to take your boots for any trips after the rain as certain spots can be very boggy. It may be small, but that’s part of the fun; this is a hidden gem that you won’t find packed with tourists all year round.