Magnolia Park in Heidelberg has tennis courts, picnic tables, a pavilion, walking track, and playground.
Lake Claude Bennett is a beautiful lake located in Jasper county. The fishing is great, we have R V camping, and there are cabins also. There is a cool fishing bridge, as you can see in photo, added within recent years. Whether it’s making your way down a nature trail or relaxing by an open fire, state parks are some of Mississippi’s best kept secrets.The state’s mild climate promotes a year-round season for the many game fish that thrive here, including more than 175 species of freshwater fish.Fishing is by far one of the most popular outdoor activities in Mississippi.
Jasper County is well known for its trophy racks… big bucks abound here! Hunting is a major pastime in our area.
17,156 acres of Bienville National Forest is in Jasper County, providing public hunting lands and camping. We are known as an excellent area for deer and turkey hunting.
The Tallahala Wildlife Management Area is located nearby at Montrose with 28,120 acres available for hunting, and is managed by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. For more information contact 601 692-2776.
Youth sports is an important part of the Town of Heidelberg’s community. Baseball in the summer is a strong tradition in Mississippi, and Heidelberg is no exception. Besides having lots of fun, youth learn ethics, sportsmanship, and a spirit of cooperation within the framework of Youth sports organizations. All ages are able to participate in some area of this important sport, if not as players, then as coaches or supporters. Our children are the future and we have a great responsibility to teach them well.
Golf is another favorite outdoor recreation. There is a 9 hole regulation golf course in Jasper County. Bay Springs Country Club is a private equity course with 36 par and 3,128 yards, and a rating of 34. There are several highly rated 18 hole courses in near proximity to Jasper County.
Heidelberg has easy access to many recreational activities. You are within a few minutes of Sandersville, the location of a new Choctaw Casino, and within an hour of Philadelphia, MS and Pearl River Resort gaming center. There is a new casino in There are casinos, hotels and frequent concerts.We are also a short drive from the Mississippi Gulf Coast, a well established gaming resort.