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Let’s Ride: 2020 Mississippi Cyclocross Series is On!

The 2020 Mississippi Cyclocross Series is on, with Spooky ‘Cross set for October 31 and November 1 and Cyclocross Festival later in November on the 21 and 22. These outdoor, social-distanced, fresh-air races are FREE for kids making for a fabulous way to spend a fall weekend. Just what is Cyclocross, you may ask? Way back …

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A Short Guide to Traveling in Ridgeland

We are honored to introduce you to guest blogger and UK based writer, Jeffyne Barne, through this incredible piece about traveling in Ridgeland, Mississippi. Thank you, Jeffyne, for your contribution to our readers!   When it comes to traveling, big cities like New York or Los Angeles tend to get the most attention. So, why …

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Natchez Trace Parkway Barn

Exploring the Natchez Trace Parkway Around Ridgeland

Ridgeland makes for a great basecamp to explore all the Natchez Trace Parkway has to offer. This National Scenic Byway and All-American Road takes you deep into the heart of an extraordinary American experience. So take your time because there’s lots to take in – there’s beautiful scenery, exciting history, recreational opportunities and cultural attractions …

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RV Camping Ridgeland MS

Hitting the Road this Summer in Your RV

As families look for ways to vacation while following the social distancing guidelines in place to lessen the spread of the virus, RVs have become an attractive option for many. Current travel trends show that recreational vehicle (RV) sales have greatly increased during the coronavirus pandemic. Hitting the road in your RV may be just …

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Snappy Sync Firefly Event

Experience “Snappy Sync” Fireflies at Bill Waller Craft Center May 15-17, 2020

Enjoy a rare opportunity to experience the magic of the South’s most impressive population of synchronous “Snappy Sync” fireflies along Mississippi’s historic Natchez Trace Parkway in Ridgeland. The viewing event will be held at the Bill Waller Craft Center on May 15-17, 2020. Witnessing the beautiful display of thousands of twinkling fireflies flashing together among …

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Disc Golf Old Trace Park

Ridgeland Parks and Restaurants Re-open On May 7, 2020 with Safeguards

Thursday, May 7, 2020 begins the re-opening phase for Ridgeland parks and restaurants with safeguards in place.   Old Trace Park on Barnett Reservoir Parks and all related facilities at Barnett Reservoir will open at 9:00 a.m. according to a press release by the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District. Old Trace Park in Ridgeland …

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Ridgeland Outdoor Infographic

Explore Ridgeland’s Outdoor Attractions | Social Distancing at its Best

Social distancing is at its best in Ridgeland with our city’s abundance of outdoor attractions to explore! Don’t fret if your spring travel plans have been postponed, a “staycation” in Ridgeland will keep you happy and healthy in the great outdoors. Natchez Trace Parkway Ridgeland is fortunate to have one of America’s most popular roads …

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Crappie Fishing Barnett Reservoir

Barnett Reservoir Reopens for Boating and Fishing

As of 8:00 a.m. on Monday, April 20, 2020 the 33,000-acre Barnett Reservoir in Ridgeland, MS is again open for boating and fishing after being closed in accordance to Governor Tate Reeves’ executive order related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Pearl River Valley Water Supply District announced in a press release that most boat ramps …

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10 Ways to Have Fun and Stay Healthy in Ridgeland MS

10 Ways to Have Fun and Stay Healthy in Ridgeland, MS

As we navigate our new normal and social distancing with the COVID-19 outbreak, let’s keep in mind that there are still ways to have fun and stay healthy in our beautiful community of Ridgeland. We’ve compiled a list of ten ways to find some enjoyment and purpose as we all hunker down: 1. Support our …

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