Percy Quin State Park

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Coordinates: 31°11′13″N 90°31′13″W / 31.18694°N 90.52028°W / 31.18694; -90.52028
Percy Quin State Park
Mississippi State Park
Named for: U.S. Representative Percy Quin
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Pike
Elevation 328 ft (100 m) [1]
Coordinates 31°11′13″N 90°31′13″W / 31.18694°N 90.52028°W / 31.18694; -90.52028 [1]
Established 1930s
Management Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
Location in Mississippi
Website: Percy Quin State Park

Percy Quin State Park is a state park in the U.S. state of Mississippi. It is located off I-55 approximately 7 miles (11 km) southwest of McComb. It is named after Percy Quin, a former U.S. Representative from Mississippi. It is one of the nine original state parks in Mississippi built by the Civilian Conservation Corps.[2]

Activities and amenities[edit]

The park features boating, waterskiing and fishing on 700-acre (280 ha) Lake Tangipahoa, a convention center, 22 primitive and 100 developed campsites, cabins, villas, and a lodge, an 8-mile (13 km) nature trail, picnic area, and an 18-hole golf course, Quail Hollow.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Percy Quin State Park". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Todd Sanders, Review and Compliance Assistant (August 15, 1996). "State Parks in Mississippi built by the CCC between 1934 - 1942". NPS Form 10-900-b. National Park Service. Retrieved July 13, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Percy Quin State Park". Parks and Destinations. Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. Retrieved July 14, 2014. 

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