Enjoy Your Stay at One of the Best Hotels in Forest, MS Situated halfway between Jackson and Meridian, the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites Forest is conveniently located just off I-20 in the midst of the Bienville National Forest. For lovers of the outdoors, our Forest hotel is the perfect jumping off point for a nature getaway. The Bienville National Forest contains 178,000 acres that include hiking and horseback riding trails, as well as camping and hunting opportunities. Roosevelt State Park and Gaddis Park are also nearby, featuring ball fields, tennis courts, fishing and even miniature golf. If you enjoy fun events, the Scott County / Forest Coliseum is a great place to see horse shows, rodeos, monster truck rallies, trade shows and even the circus. Major employers in the area include UniPress, Koch Foods, Tyson Foods and Raytheon, and if you're looking for hotels in Forest, MS near these companies, the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites Forest is the perfect place to stay. Our 24-hour Business Center is available for any last-minute work you may have, and free high-speed Internet access is available throughout the hotel for your convenience. After a long day, take a refreshing dip in our outdoor pool, or work-up a sweat in the 24-hour Fitness Center. Our Forest hotel features a free hot breakfast and cozy, triple-sheeted beds. Make a reservation with us and take advantage of everything we have to offer in area.