List of Mississippi state parks

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This is a list of Mississippi state parks. As of 2014, the state park system of the U.S. state of Mississippi comprises 24 state parks and one natural area.[1]

Current state parks[edit]

Name County Locality Area Estab-
lished [2]
River / lake / other Image Remarks
Buccaneer State Park Hancock Waveland Gulf of Mexico Waterpark, camping
Clark Creek Natural Area Wilkinson Woodville 700 acres (280 ha) Fifty waterfalls
Clarkco State Park Clarke Quitman 815 acres (330 ha) 1930s Boating, fishing, camping
Florewood State Park Leflore Greenwood Historic artifacts and buildings sold in 2005
George P. Cossar State Park Yalobusha Oakland Enid Lake Boating, fishing, camping
Golden Memorial State Park Leake Walnut Grove Fishing, camping
Great River Road State Park Bolivar Rosedale Perry Martin Lake Mississippi River lookout tower
Holmes County State Park Holmes Durant 1930s Swimming, fishing, camping
Hugh White State Park Grenada Grenada Grenada Lake
Grenada lake.jpg
Boating, fishing, camping
John W. Kyle State Park Panola Sardis Sardis Reservoir Boating, fishing, camping, golf course
J. P. Coleman State Park Tishomingo Iuka Pickwick Lake Boating, camping, swimming pool
Lake Lincoln State Park Lincoln Wesson Lake Lincoln
Lake Lincoln State Park--Mississippi.jpg
Boating, fishing, camping
Lake Lowndes State Park Lowndes Columbus Lake Lowndes Boating, fishing, camping, equestrian trails,
gymnasium
LeFleur's Bluff State Park Hinds Jackson 305 acres (123 ha) Pearl River,
Mayes Lake
Pickin & Paddlin Canoe Race.jpg
Hiking, boating, fishing; golf course,
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
Legion State Park Winston Louisville 1930s Fishing, camping
Leroy Percy State Park Washington Hollandale 1930s Alligator watching, boating, fishing, camping
Natchez State Park Adams Natchez Natchez Lake Boating, fishing, camping, horseback riding
Paul B. Johnson State Park Lamar Hattiesburg Geiger Lake
Paul B Johnson StatePark.jpg
Boating, fishing, camping
Percy Quin State Park Pike McComb 1930s Boating, fishing, camping; convention center
Roosevelt State Park Scott Morton 1930s Shadow Lake Boating, fishing, camping
Shepard State Park Jackson Gautier 395 acres (160 ha) Singing River Small-craft boat ramp, camping, trails
Tishomingo State Park Tishomingo Tishomingo 1930s Haynes Lake,
Bear Creek
TishomingoSPbridge.jpg
Canoeing, fishing, camping, swimming pool
Tombigbee State Park Lee Tupelo 1930s Lake Lee Fishing, camping
Trace State Park Pontotoc Pontotoc Trace Lake Off-road vehicle trails, golf course,
boating, camping
Wall Doxey State Park Marshall Holly Springs 1930s Spring Lake Fishing, camping

Defunct state parks or under other jurisdiction[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "State Parks and Destinations". Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. Retrieved July 15, 2014. 
  2. ^ Mississippi's first nine state parks were built by the CCC. "By July, 1935, a total of nine new parks were under construction. These nine were Leroy Percy in Washington County; Tombigbee in Lee County; Clarkco in Clarke County; Legion in Winston County; Tishomingo in Tishomingo County; Holmes County; Roosevelt in Scott County; Spring Lake (later re-named Wall Doxey) in Marshall County; and Percy Quin in Pike County." "National Register of Historic Places Multiple Property Documentation Form". U.S. Department of the Interior - National Park Service. August 15, 1996. 

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