J. P. Coleman State Park

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J.P. Coleman State Park
Map showing the location of J.P. Coleman State Park
Map showing the location of J.P. Coleman State Park
Location in Mississippi
LocationTishomingo, Mississippi, United States
Coordinates34°56′39″N 88°10′18″W / 34.94417°N 88.17167°W / 34.94417; -88.17167Coordinates: 34°56′39″N 88°10′18″W / 34.94417°N 88.17167°W / 34.94417; -88.17167[1]
Elevation558 ft (170 m)[1]
Named forGovernor James P. Coleman
Governing bodyMississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
WebsiteJ.P. Coleman State Park

J.P. Coleman State Park is a state park in the U.S. state of Mississippi. It is located approximately 10 miles (16 km) north of Iuka off Mississippi Highway 25, on the banks of the Tennessee River and Pickwick Lake. The park is named for James P. Coleman, a former governor of Mississippi.

Activities and amenities[edit]

The park features boating, waterskiing and fishing for smallmouth bass on 47,500-acre (19,200 ha) Pickwick Lake, primitive and developed campsites, cabins, cottages, motel, swimming pool, visitors center, picnic area, and a miniature golf course.[2]


  1. ^ a b "J P Coleman State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "J.P. Coleman State Park". Parks and Destinations. Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. Retrieved March 2014. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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