Howlin’ Wolf Blues Trail Marker
746 East Broad Street
One of the most influential of the American Blues’ founding fathers was Chester Arthur “Howlin’ Wolf” Burnett. His music inspired many blues and rock legends. The Mississippi Blues Trail marker is here in his home community to pay tribute to his legacy.
Arts & Museums
Black Prairie Blues Museum
640 Commerce Street
662-295-8361 – open by appointment
Sam Wilhite Transportation Museum – Train Depot
5 Depot Drive
Louise Campbell Arts Center
229 Commerce St.
Murals – Various locations downtown, including Mississippi Main Street award winning mural “Dogs Playing Poker” on Main Street.
1 Magnolia Drive
Golf Digest has named West Point’s Old Waverly Golf Club “Mississippi’s #1 Golf Course” as well as one of “America’s Top 100Courses.” The 1999 U.S. Women’s Open host offers year-round golf play, an antebellum-style clubhouse for dining and exercise, a pool, tennis courts, walking trails, lodging and much more. The Teaching Center at Old Waverly Golf Club offers world-class golf lessons by two teaching professionals. www.oldwaverly.com
Mossy Oak Golf Course
One Mossy Oak Drive
West Point Country Club
330 Lakeshore Drive
West Point’s original country club offers a family-friendly 18-hole golf course, swimming pool, and clubhouse.
Fishing & Recreation
2812 Harrell Drive
A fisherman’s paradise, this resort area boasts a 70-acre fishing lake designed by Bill Dance, several smaller fishing “holes,” a rustic lodge, and picturesque cabins. Fishing memberships are available, and the lodge and grounds are available for parties, receptions, and corporate or family functions. www.waverlywaters.net
4225 B. Bryan Dr.
Located on 6,000 acres in the heart of the Black Belt of Mississippi, the goal of Prairie Wildlife Preserve is to provide quality outdoor experiences through quality wildlife habitat management. Guests can enjoy wild and liberated quail hunting, white-tailed deer hunting, rabbit and dove hunting, bird watching, horseback riding – even ride the range with a genuine cowboy. www.prairiewildlife.com
Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway and Tributaries offer year-round fishing and water sport opportunities. With Waverly Landing and Tibbee Creek Landing, Clay County residents have two boat ramps on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway for convenient river access.
Parks & Walking Trails
Marshall Park – Disk golf, playground and skate park expansion; as well as tennis courts, picnic areas with grills, covered verandas and walking trails
Kidtown – Playground in center of historic downtown designed for young children, covered pavilion and picnic tables
The Kitty Dill National Memorial Parkway – one of the first Rails to Trails projects in Mississippi and is listed as a National Walking Trail. 3.6 miles
Zuber Park – basketball courts, walking track, playground, pavilion
Town Creek Campground – managed by the Corp of Engineers, the campground is a favorite local vacation destination. It includes RV camp sites, primitive camping areas, bike trails, and playground areas.
Sports & Fitness
45 Airport Road
C K and A Karate School
652 Commerce Street
The NMMC Wellness Center
185 Medical Center Drive
West Point, MS 39773
Tillman’s Taekwondo School
602 Main Street
West Point, MS 39773
The City of West Point Park and Recreation Department offers team sports and activities. Call 662-494-3214 for registration and more information.
Rodeos & Arenas
4H Equine Therapy Facility – A facility designed to aid in the physical therapy of handicapped children and adults through horseback riding.
4H ATV Riding Course – located behind Mossy Oak Outlet Mall for 4H members and instructors.
Eagle Ranch Arena – host of the annual Lummus Brothers’ rodeo benefiting local charities.