Gaddis park is one of the finest in the state, with ten lighted tennis courts, a tennis pavilion, six ball fields, walking trail, playground equipment, basketball courts, picnic tables, grills and an open air pavilion. A full time director oversees organized recreational programs including baseball, softball, soccer, tennis and flag football.
The Forest Country Club features an 18-hole golf course, swimming pool, a lake for fishing and a clubhouse. A large banquet hall is available for private parties on a rental basis. Family membership costs include an initial entry fee and monthly dues.
The Forest Public Library is here to serve you. Whether it is for a school report, general interest in a subject or the pleasure of reading, the Forest Public Library would like to assist you.
This nine-hole golf course is located just north of Forest
Just off I-20 on state Highway 13 (12 miles from Forest) is one of Mississippi's best state parks. Roosevelt features sleep accommodations ranging from primitive camping sites to a new 20 unit motel. Amenities include a swimming pool, a 150-acre lake, tennis courts, ball fields, fishing, paddle boats, miniature golf, meeting rooms and more.
Scott County's 86,000 acres of National Forest land is open to public hunting, fishing, hiking, and camping. Shockaloe Riding Trail, part of the Bienville National Forest, provides hiking and horseback riding trails, hitching areas, water, comfort stations, camping, picnic tables and grills. The 26-mile route is a favorite of horse lovers throughout the country.
The Scott County/Forest Coliseum is a great multi-purpose structure that has the following features: Arena 35,000 Square feet; Bleacher seating 3,500 ; Wheel chair 24 slots ; Chair seating concert 2,000; Total seating - 5,500 plus and is livestock available. Contact person: Brenda McCaughn (601) 469-2928