Today, this subtle, rebellious spirit of her residents still lies under the surface as young families forsake the ubiquitous surroundings of large, suburban cities for a slower pace of life. Never has it been more evident with the majority of growth realized by self-made, multi generational companies and world-class corporations who call Jones County home.
Big Creek Reservoir is a hidden treasure located between Collins and Laurel Mississippi, on Hwy. 84. Enjoy countless hours of fishing in Big Creek’s 200-acre lake full of bass, bream, crappie and catfish. The area features a unique rolling countryside and the oldest cedar trees in the state of Mississippi. Set up camp at Big Creek’s fully equipped RV sites or escape to one of two furnished cabins for a relaxing family or romantic getaway. Two camp houses offer spacious lodging for church groups and other recreational functions. Between boat tours around the lake and hanging by the beach, Big Creek Reservoir embodies southern relaxation and fresh air.