Josephine Sandbar

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Josephine Sandbar

The Josephine Sandbar is a historic marker on the Pascagoula River in George County. Nestled between banks of hardwood forests, the sandbar offers visitors a beautiful respite along their journey through the unimpeded waters of the Pascagoula River.

The sandbar is a perfect place for picnics, gatherings, swimming, and relaxing with family and friends. You may see a variety of wildlife including birds, fish, turtles, and more that may be living in the forested banks above the river.

A permit is required for all visitors to the sandbar. Permits are accessible through the Pascagoula River Wildlife Management Area ( With one of these permits, anyone may visit the river throughout the entire year.

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Adult Admission: N/A
Child Admission: N/A
Senior Admission: N/A
Military Admission: N/A

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