Paul B. Johnson State Park, Hattiesburg

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State Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Paul B. Johnson State Park is a public recreation area on the shores of Geiger Lake, located off U.S. Highway 49 approximately 10 miles (16 km) south of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The state park is named after Paul B. Johnson, the forty-sixth governor of Mississippi.

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  • This park is a real gem. Nice RV spots, beautiful lake with views, fishing, boating, jetskis, swimming, etc.  more »
  • Nice campground. We made reservations. When we arrived didn’t find the office right off but pulled into the sight we reserved. Walked to the office and signed in. Nice building and friendly staff...  more »
  • This is a beautiful place!!!! It’s family friendly and the front office personnel was really nice and helpful. This was our first visit and we loved it!!! However the bath houses are AWFUL!!! Half of the showers didn’t work and some stalls didn’t have hooks so you had to throw all of your clothes over the door. The showers fill up with water. They are also not cleaned on a daily basis. They need to hire a plumber and invest in a power washer for the bathrooms and bath houses. I would have given it a 5 star rating if it wasn’t for the bath houses.
  • This was an amazing place to enjoy the most beautiful scenery in South Mississippi. Watching the sunrise and sunset at this location was breathtaking. If you like to hike, camp, swim, boat, fish, feed the geese, play disk golf or just soak up some sun and enjoy the view, you will not be disappointed. This will be our routine camping spot for the foreseeable future.

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