- Located near Gautier, Shepard State Park comprises 396 acres that feature unique trees and wild flowers. This park also features areas to bike, hike, camp and picnic.
Recreation - Recreational activities include biking, hiking, camping and picnicking.
Climate - Mississippi generally has a temperate climate, with cool winters and warm, humid summers. Freezing temperatures are possible in the winter. Thunderstorms and are possible throughout the year but most common in the spring and summer. Tropical storms occasionally strike the coast during the hurricane season.
Shepard State Park is located 3 miles west of Pascagoula, south of US #90 in the town of Gautier.