6 of the Best Gardens and Parks in Jackson, MS

There’s nothing quite like a lovely stroll through nature to ground oneself, find inspiration, and relax. Discover native flora and fauna while exploring some of the best gardens and parks in Jackson, MS. From popular state parks and small local parks to stunning botanical centers, you’re in for quite the treat when you get out to explore all that the area has to offer. Read on to learn more about our favorite nearby parks. Then, take a minute to check out our free Vacation Guide for more great local insight on the area’s top attractions. 

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Visit These Top 6 Gardens and Parks in Jackson, MS 

“My wish is to stay always like this, living quietly in a corner of nature.” —  Claude Monet 

LeFleur Bluff’s State Park 

13 minutes from the inn 

LeFleur Bluff’s State Park is a lush, green oasis amid our urban center offers a variety of outdoor activities that range from camping and fishing to golfing and hiking. You could even stop by the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science while you’re in the area. 

Battlefield Park 

12 minutes from the inn

Battlefield Park is a peaceful retreat in which you can throw a ball around, stretch your legs, or even have a quiet picnic! You might also like to bring your pup along with you if you’re traveling with your furry companion. 

Winner’s Circle Park 

18 minutes from the inn

Enjoy the great outdoors at Winner’s Circle Park. There, you can play tennis, walk the grounds, or relax at one of the many open-air pavilions that even have grills for cooking out. 

Parham Bridges’ Park 

10 minutes from the inn

Parham Bridges’ Park features tennis courts, walking trails, a playground, a picnic area, a pavilion and more! You might even spot a squirrel or two. 

Mynelle Gardens Arboretum & Botanical Center

13 minutes from the inn

Mynelle Gardens Arboretum & Botanical Center is one of the best botanical gardens in Mississippi! What began as a small flower shop in the 1920s is now one of the best things to do in Jackson. Marvel at the natural beauty that abounds in this unique setting. 

Reservoir Botanical Gardens

24 minutes from the inn 

North of downtown, you will find Reservoir Botanical Gardens, the perfect place to unwind and escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Wind through wooded trails and take in the sights of nature. 

Stay in Our Beloved Boutique Hotel Located in the Heart of Downtown Jackson, Mississippi 

view of a Fairview Inn suiteBetween adventures around town and visiting some of the best parks in Jackson, MS, return to your home away from home at Fairview Inn! Choose between 17 stunning accommodations, each uniquely styled and furnished. Elegance and charm combine to set the scene for an unforgettable experience. We even have two lovely pet-friendly options, should you choose to bring your furry friend along! Exploring our inn, you’ll find unique, luxurious amenities such as: 

  • The Library Lounge, where you’ll find various works by the likes of Eudora Welty, William Faulkner, Richard Wright, Walker Percy, and Tennessee Williams 
  • Our NomiSpa, where you can indulge in lavish spa treatments ranging from massages and facials to manicures and pedicures
  • A southern-rooted restaurant, 1908 Provisions, which boasts a mouth-watering menu featuring farm-to-table recipes 

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