Thank you to everyone that came out to our 2021 event! We look forward to seeing you there next year!

2021 Sand Jam Winners & Judges


From Wet Pine Savannas to Living Shorelines and Cypress Swamps, explore a diverse variety of habitats and plant life across over 1,000 square miles of land and water.


With over 400 species of native birds in the state of Mississippi, Jackson County is a bird watchers paradise!


Between kayaking, hiking, biking and boating, Jackson County offers a multitude of ways that you can connect with nature and experience the beauty of Mississippi.

“Your speed doesn’t matter…forward is forward.”

Alabama Red Bellied Cooter (Endangered in MS)

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Jackson County Recreation Department is one of the largest providers of recreation and leisure facilities in the state of Mississippi.

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5400 Ball Park Road
Vancleave, MS 39565-9554

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