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Ross Barnett Reservoir, Jackson

Ross Barnett Reservoir - Jackson, Mississippi
Ross Barnett Reservoir
Exit 103 off Interstate 55 N, Ridgeland, MS 39235Map
+1 601 856 6574
Neighborhood: Northeast
Overview

Created by the damming of Jackson's Pearl River, this 50 square-mile expanse of water provides sailing, skiing, trophy-sized bass fishing and all manner of water sports to area residents and guests. Four marinas dot the shoreline, offering boat and motor rental, fishing and sailing supplies, and a host of quaint eateries. Camping and picnicking facilities are also to be found within the numerous parks and recreation areas that line the shores. This stunning man-made landmark can be found just east of Ridgeland, about a 15-minute trip outside of Jackson.

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  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Animal Life, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries, Beaches/Bodies of Water, Sports and the Outdoors
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