Shepard State Park is open for camping and offers 28 sites with water & electricity. The park is located 3 miles west of Pascagoula in Gautier, and is nestled on 450 acres in the heart of Singing River (Pascagoula River) country. Four sites are available by reservation; the remainder filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Primitive camping allowed & encouraged. Grills, picnic tables, fire pits, boat launch with fishing pier, 8-10 miles of hiking & biking trails, an 18 hole disk golf course and more are just a few of the amenities Shepard State Park offers.