Mississippi Has Some Of The Dirtiest Beaches In The Nation Due To Fecal Bacteria

Mississippi’s beaches aren’t exactly known for having the cleanest water. However, you may be surprised to learn just how unclean the water actually is. Even worse, is what it’s contaminated with. Take a look:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

So, did you know what was lurking in the beach water? Does it affect the chances of you visiting the beach? Or, do you already avoid the beaches on the Gulf Coast? Tell us in the comments section.

The beaches may be closed but there are plenty of other places to cool off. Read about a few of them here.