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Notice: Cottages are now available for rent. Linen is not provided. Customer may provide their own linen.


Status: Open year round.
Max reservation window: Tue Jul 04 2017


Located in the heart of Mississippi's pine belt region, Paul B. Johnson is the gateway to a natural wonderland marked by majestic long-leaf and loblolly pines, delicate dogwoods and ancient oaks. The deep forests surrounding Paul B. Johnson State Park provide a picturesque setting for a variety of outdoor activities. The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is just a 20-minute drive to the north, making Paul B. Johnson State Park the perfect place to spend a football weekend.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Baseball/Softball Fld
  • Bicycle Riding
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Boating
  • Cabins
  • Canoeing
  • Churches
  • Cultural Activities
  • Disc Golf
  • Dock, Boat
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Lake
  • Gate House
  • Jet Skiing
  • Jogging/Running
  • Lake
  • Laundry
  • Meeting Hall
  • Newspapers
  • Parking
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Ranger Station
  • Seasonal Festivals
  • Shelters
  • Showers
  • Sunbathing
  • Swimming - Lake
  • Water Drinking
  • Water Skiing
Alerts and Important Information
No pets are allowed in or around Cabins,Villa, Motels, or any state building. Camp Shelby(Armed Forces Museum) is located 5 miles north of Paul B. Johnson State Park. The University of Southern Mississippi is located approximately 15 miles north of the park.

In the event of cancellation, penalties may apply. Mississippi State Parks now utilizes a voucher system for any balance due to customers. You will not receive a refund. Please read the cancellation policy located on the "Checkout Shopping Cart" page prior to checking Yes in the acknowledgement box.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
31.13556, -89.24667
31°8'8"N, 89°14'48"W

Fifteen miles south of Hattiesburg on Highway 49.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

319 Geiger Lake Road
Hattiesburg  MS  39401

Phone Number:

Information:  (601)582-7721