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Okatoma Creek canoe outfitters help folks beat the heat and get away from it all during summer

Seminary and Sanford may be two tiny pin dots on a Mississippi map, but they are home to one of the best canoeing streams in the state and two thriving canoe rental businesses.

Located an hour south of Jackson and a half hour north of Hattiesburg via U.S. 49, the canoeing part of the Okatoma River flows freely through forests and farmland, with maple, birch and magnolia trees forming a canopy. Classified as a beginner white water stream, there is a series of small waterfalls and rapids that spill over shelves of sandstone and clay. Once a little known secret, floating the river has become big business, enticing adventure seekers and nature lovers alike.

Two canoe rental centers

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