Beach Park is located at 600 City Park Street and overlooks the Mississippi Sound. It is a 14 acre park offering a concession stand, multiple playground areas, pavilions, barbeque grills, and restrooms. There is also a splash pad, walking trail, fitness stations, beach, 1000 foot fishing pier, the Hurricane Katrina Memorial, and is a coastal birding trail site. The splash pad is open May 1st - October 15th. Beach Park Concession Stand: located on the south lawn of Beach Park with a beautiful view of the Mississippi Sound.
B.B. JENNINGS PARK
This park offers a playground, two basketball goals, a baseball or softball practice field, and a walking trail. The park is also home to a wetlands education area. Located at the north end Fair Street.
I.G. LEVY PARK
The Park is actually two separate parks (North & South), with separate entrances, and connected by a trail. Combined, it is a 42-acre park that includes a disc golf course and a two-mile jogging trail. The trail circles the lake and goes through a wooded area. Click here for a map of the disc golf course.
I.G. Levy Park North is located at 3928 Nathan Hale Avenue. This park offers a pavilion, restrooms, barbeque grills, playground, fishing pier on Whitehead Lake and soccer fields. The north park is also an off-leash area for pet owners to bring their dogs to play, with owners responsible for the safe behavior of their pet(s) and cleaning up after them.
I.G. Levy Park South is located at 3900 Chicot Street. This park features eight lighted tennis courts, two small pavilions, the "adventure island" playground, restrooms, a skate park, and racquetball courts.
This beautiful park area is bordered by Laurel Avenue to the north, Pascagoula Street to the east, Cypress Avenue (eastern end of Frederic Street) to the south, and all the way to the Pascagoula River. Named after the Round Island Lighthouse, which was relocated to the southeast section of the park, Lighthouse Park is located at 815 Cypress Avenue (formerly 3621 Frederic Street.) It celebrates the natural beauty of the area, with this historical landmark, one of the oldest oak trees in Mississippi, a jogging/walking trail, covered entertainment area with seating (under the overpass) and one of the region's most renowned municipal boat launch, with two ramps.
This Park serves as the trailhead of the Historic Pascagoula Bike Trail, Pascagoula River Jackson County Blueway, and the Pascagoula Historic Pathway. It also features a pavilion with a fish cleaning station, including a playground; outdoor classroom and stage; and the Pascagoula River Environmental Trail. Visit the historical marker placed in the park, commemorating the reported abduction of two local fishermen by a UFO in 1973.
PAT WILSON JOGGING PARK
Pat Wilson Jogging park is a nine-acre park featuring a one-half mile lighted jogging trail among beautiful pine and oak trees. It has exercise stations and swings. This park is located east of Market Street between Polk Avenue and Ingalls Avenue.
POINT PARK - also called "The Point"
Point Park is located at 500 Beach Boulevard. This park has two fishing piers, four boat launches, an amphitheater, restrooms and boat/trailer parking for approximately 100. This is one of the City’s coastal birding trail sites. Recently Point Park was renovated and enhanced to include a picnic area, shade pavilion, ADA beach access, and a fire pit. This is also the start/endpoint of a contiguous beach with a sidewalk (The Promenade) to the seawall just east of the Pascagoula Beach Park pier - approximately 2 miles. Dogs are permitted on the beach between Hague Street and Market Street.
PINE STREET PARK
4014 Pine Street. This four and a half-acre park offers a boulder playground, pavilion, two tennis courts, two baseball/softball practice fields and a one-fourth mile jogging trail.
This Park is located at 4100 Clark Street and is accessed by the Jerry St. Pe Highway. After turning left at the first light, follow the signs to the Park off Port Road. This 8.6 acre Park offers a fishing pier 650 feet in length, a boat ramp, picnic tables, ADA accessible kayak launch, and a pavilion. The Scranton Museum, an authentic shrimp boat indigenous to the region, is located there. (The Scranton Museum was closed in 2018 due to safety issues.) A portion of the park serves as an off-leash dog park. Owners are responsible for the safe behavior of their pet(s) and cleaning up after them. NOTE: There are also three additional boat launches nearby. They provide access to the Pascagoula River north of US 90 (the Causeway). These launches are accessible from a road leading away from River Park, alongside the Causeway.
DOGS AND PUBLIC PARKS: City Ordinances 5-2010 and 3-2015 were revised in April 2019. They expressly allow dogs in a designated area within I.G. Levy Park North and the Dog Park at River Park off their leashes, and a specific area of the beach (Hague St. to Market St.). Dogs are also allowed on a leash from Oliver St. to (and including) Point Park on a leash. Dogs are not allowed in any other public park, including beaches or recreational areas.