Pines Mississippi

Meridian Little Theater - Established in 1932 and provides entertainment to residents and visitors to Meridian and Lauderdale County by performing five shows during each season (October through May).

Dunn's Falls Water Park - A 65-ft. waterfall once used as the power source for a gristmill. Site where John B. Stetson learned and practiced his trade of hat making. Natural wildlife refuge, picnic area, hiking trails, and swimming.

Geyser Falls Water Theme Park - Over 15 Rides and Attractions. Come splash, slide, and swim or relax on the beach.

Evans Memorial Library - This library and museum, nationally known for its historical materials, houses volumes of genealogical research materials.

Sam Y. Wilhite Transportation Museum - Researched and written by Jack Elliott, each exhibit tells the story of an important transportation system in the West Point area, and offers an authentic look back in time.

Columbus Speedway - A jam-packed schedule with weekly auto racing events year round, get on the action at this 3/10th mile red clay oval.

Mississippi Industrial Heritage Museum - Located in the historic Soule Steam Feed Works site, promotes the heritage, labor, and innovation that influenced and shaped our country's rise as an industrial and manufacturing pioneer.

Starkville Community Theatre - Here at the Playhouse, all throughout the year one can play a role in Starkville Community Theatre's many activities, productions, parties, and creations. Currently stages four productions per season.

Highland Park Dentzel Carousel - In operation since 1909, this National Historic Landmark is the world's only two-row stationary Dentzel menagerie carousel. This national treasure was manufactured around 1895 by Gustav Dentzel of Philadelphia. Both the Carousel and the Carousel House are National Historic Landmarks.

Columbus Air Force Base - Training pilots since WWII. Once home of the B52 Bomber, it graduates hundreds of Air Aces and participates in testing and developing air defense technology. Also home of the Thunderbirds Air Show held on odd numbered years and the Go 4th!!! Independence Day Celebration.

Jimmie Rodgers Museum - Jimmie Rodgers, the father of country music, was born and raised in the Meridian area. The museum displays the original guitar of 'The Singing Brakeman' and other memorabilia of his life and career, as well as railroad equipment from the steam-engine era.

Meridian Museum of Art - Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and as a Mississippi Landmark. The Meridian Museum of Art has served since 1970 as the regions' premier public museum and features rotating exhibitions.

Mississippi Entomological Museum - Located in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at Mississippi State University near Starkville.

Magnolia Motor Speedway - Where the South's best come to run. Visit for a night of racing excitement at this 3/8th mile oval racetrack.

Rainwater Observatory & Planetarium - The Observatory, the largest in the state, has 16 telescopes plus other optical instruments. These instruments are spread out on the fenced-in hilltop site, which is open, by appointment, to both individuals and groups. The Planetarium, which seats 50 people, is used primarily as a sky orientation device and for slide presentations.

Okatibbee Lake - This 3,800 acre lake offers boating, fishing, swimming, water skiing, picnicking, hunting, hiking and campsites.