George P. Cossar State Park
|George P. Cossar State Park|
|Location||Yalobusha, Mississippi, United States|
|Elevation||276 ft (84 m)|
|Named for||Attorney, George Cossar|
|Governing body||Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks|
|Website||George P. Cossar State Park|
George P. Cossar State Park is a state park in the U.S. state of Mississippi located on the shores of Enid Lake approximately 7 miles (11 km) north of Oakland off Mississippi Highway 32. The park is named for George Payne Cossar, Sr., a prominent Mississippi attorney in the 20th century.
Activities and amenities
The park features boating, waterskiing and fishing on 28,000-acre (11,000 ha) Enid Lake, 76 campsites, 13 camper cabins, visitors center, 18-hole disc golf course, 18-hole miniature golf course, picnic area, and a 2.2-mile (3.5 km) nature trail. The world record crappie was caught in Enid Lake in 1954. Most of the land around the lake and in nearby Holly Springs National Forest is open for hunting.
- George P. Cossar State Park Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks