Park Info

Visit the park and take a stroll on the new Marsh Boardwalk, the perfect complement to the park’s existing amenities. Shepard State Park is a unique destination for tourists and residents along the Coast.

The boardwalk includes educational panels designed to teach school groups and eco-tourists about the unique flora and fauna.

Planned appurtenances also include a floating kayak launch and marsh walk lighting.

For your convenience, the new welcome center’s storE offers pottery, firewood, ice, snacks, and more.


9:00 am – 5:00 pm*
Saturday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Closed Sundays

Shepard State Park observes Federal holidays and will be closed.

Closed briefly while the attendant makes rounds.*

Shepard State Park, 1034 Graveline Drive, Gautier, MS 39553, (228) 497-2244

Shepard State Park’s main phone line, 228-497-2244 is temporarily down. Please contact us at 228-497-2025 until further notice.
We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience and understanding.

Please review our cancellation policy, prior to completing your reservation.

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