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
Howlin’ Wolf Museum 57 W. Westbrook West Point, MS 39773 662-605-0770
Sam Wilhite Transportation Museum 5 Depot Drive West Point, MS 39773 662-494-6385
Waverly Plantation Mansion 1852 Waverly Mansion Rd West Point, MS 39773 662-494-1399
Louise Campbell Arts Center 229 Commerce St. West Point, MS 39773 662-494-5121
Black Prairie Blues Park and Amphitheater * Securing Funding to develop 117 Cottrell St. West Point, MS 39773
Golf & Tennis
Old Waverly 1 Magnolia Drive West Point, MS 39773 662-494-6463
West Point Country Club 330 Lakeshore Drive West Point, MS 39773 662-494-3535
Mossy Oak Golf Course One Mossy Oak Drive West Point, MS 39773 (662) 524-1000
Tennis Club West Point Public Schools 429 Commerce St. West Point, MS 39773
Fishing & Recreation
Waverly Waters 2812 Harrell Dr. West Point, MS 39773 662-494-1800
Prairie Wildlife 4225 B. Bryan Dr. West Point, MS 39773 662-494-1235
Waverly Landing 11018 Old Hwy. 50 West Point, MS 39773 662-494-0032
Golf, Tennis, Hunting & Fishing
Old Waverly Golf Club – 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
West Point Country Club – West Point’s original country club offers a family-friendly 18-hole golf course, swimming pool, and clubhouse.
Waverly Waters – 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
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.
Prairie Wildlife Preserve – 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
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 Kid-Town – Playground in center of historic downtown designed for young children, its covered pavilion and picnic tables make it an ideal place for birthday parties and picnics The Kitty Dill National Memorial Parkway – one of the first Rails to Trails projects in Mississippi and is listed as a National Walking Trail Zuber Park – Tennis courts, basketball courts, and a walking track Town Creek Campground – managed by the Corp of Engineers, the campground is a favorite local vacation destination. It includes camper areas, primitive camping areas, bike trails, and playground areas.
Sports & Fitness
Anytime Fitness 45 Airport Rd. West Point, MS 39773 662-494-5877
C K and A Karate School 652 Commerce Street West Point, MS 39773 662-494-7447
The NMMC Wellness Center 185 Medical Center Drive West Point, MS 39773 662-495-9355
Swim Club West Point Public Schools 359 Commerce Street West Point, MS 39773
Tillman’s TaeKwonDo School 602 Main Street West Point, MS 39773 662-494-6684
Warehouse Dance Studio 73 West Broad St. West Point, MS 39773 662-251-0641
USTA Team Tennis for adults and children The West Point Parks & Recreation Department
The Recreation Department offers many sports and activities for both children and adults of West Point and the surrounding community. Below is a breakdown of youth sports offered and participation. Youth Baseball – 350 kids (Ages 6-13) Youth Softball – 140 kids (Ages 6-16) T-Ball – 210 kids (Ages 4-5) Youth Football – 85 kids (Ages 7-12) Youth Soccer – 400 kids (Ages 4-16) Youth Basketball – 300 kids (Ages 6-18)
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.