This section provides economic, management and technical information on public access to the Mississippi Gulf Coast beaches, recreational fishing and boating areas including description and location of piers, marinas and boat ramps; investment requirements, operating costs, pricing structure; projected demand for piers, marinas and boat ramps and economic impact.
MSU-CREC. 1999. Assessment of Iberville Drive Boat Launch Facility. MSU-Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, MS.
MSU-CREC. 1999. Courthouse Road/Ken Combs Pier Boat Launch Renovation. MSU-Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, MS.
Burrage, D., C. Hollomon and B. C. Posadas. 2000. Mississippi Coastal Recreational Boating Access: Assessment and Projected Needs. MSU-Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, MS.
An updated list of Mississippi’s coastal public access sites, such as boat launches, fishing piers and marinas, is available online at the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources’ (DMR) website at http://www.dmr.state.ms.us/index.php/recreational-fishing/public-access.
A Geographic Information System (GIS) map of Coastal Mississippi Public Access Points is also available online at the South Mississippi Planning and Development District (SMPDD) website at http://gis.smpdd.com/dmrpublicaccess/