Wall Doxey State Park

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Coordinates: 34°39′24″N 89°27′59″W / 34.65667°N 89.46639°W / 34.65667; -89.46639
Wall Doxey State Park
Mississippi State Park
Named for: Senator Wall Doxey
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Marshall
Elevation 335 ft (102 m) [1]
Coordinates 34°39′24″N 89°27′59″W / 34.65667°N 89.46639°W / 34.65667; -89.46639 [1]
Established 1930s
Management Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
Location in Mississippi
Website: Wall Doxey State Park
Wall Doxey State Park
Nearest city Holly Springs, Mississippi
Area 20 acres (8.1 ha)
Built 1935
Architectural style Other, Rustic
Governing body State
MPS State Parks in Mississippi built by the CCC MPS
NRHP Reference # 97001437[2]
Added to NRHP December 1, 1997

Wall Doxey State Park is a state park in the U.S. state of Mississippi. It is located off Mississippi Highway 7 approximately 7 miles (11 km) south of Holly Springs. It is named after Wall Doxey, a former U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Mississippi. It is one of the nine original state parks in Mississippi built by the Civilian Conservation Corps.[3]

Activities and amenities[edit]

The park features fishing on 60-acre (24 ha) Spring Lake, 18 primitive and 64 developed campsites, nine cabins, a cottage, a 2.5-mile (4.0 km) nature trail, picnic area, and two disc golf courses.[4] A narrow levee surrounds a third of the spring-fed lake which, in its shallows, has cypresses and dense vegetation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Wall Doxey State Park". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ "Wall Doxey State Park". Parks and Destinations. Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. Retrieved July 14, 2014. 

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