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Mississippi whitewater, Okatoma Creek

South of Jackson section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 
  The starting location is a reasonable drive from Laurel. The natural beauty of Mississippi and the playfulness of the water attract people from near and far. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. A bit of exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors have people coming from far and near.

Briefly about the general area:
    While you're here at Okatoma Creek you will meet lots of people from close by Raleigh. Through the summertime here at Okatoma Creek, high temperatures ordinarily reach the 90's, and the night is a tad colder of course, usually
in the 60's. The wintertime comes with highs in the 50's with temperatures at Okatoma Creek dipping down into the 30's during winter nights. All the water falling down from the sky makes Okatoma Creek a wet location. December is the month that gets the most rain while October is typically the driest month. 

   

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These outdoors activities are available near Okatoma Creek.
 Whitewater Near Okatoma Creek:
Okatoma Creek, Covington County, 29 miles away
      Class I-II - 19 miles long (MS Highway 590 to Lux)
 Hotels Near Okatoma Creek:
Red Carpet Inn Taylorsville, Taylorsville , 15 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn, Forest , 16 miles away
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, Forest , 16 miles away
Days Inn Forest, Forest , 17 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites FOREST, Forest , 19 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Okatoma Creek:
Marathon Lake, Lake, 13 miles away
Prentiss Walker Lake, Mize, 15 miles away
Shockaloe Base Camp II, Forest, 18 miles away
 Trails Near Okatoma Creek:
Shockaloe Trail, Scott , 20 miles away
 Public Lands Near Okatoma Creek:
Roosevelt State Park, Mississippi , 20 miles away
Golden Memorial State Park, Mississippi , 31 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Okatoma Creek:
Forest Country Club, Forest , 15 miles away

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