Shepard State Park

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Shepard State Park
Map showing the location of Shepard State Park
Map showing the location of Shepard State Park
Location in Mississippi
LocationJackson, Mississippi, United States
Coordinates30°22′36″N 88°37′45″W / 30.37667°N 88.62917°W / 30.37667; -88.62917Coordinates: 30°22′36″N 88°37′45″W / 30.37667°N 88.62917°W / 30.37667; -88.62917[1]
Elevation13 ft (4.0 m)[1]
EstablishedUnspecified
Governing bodyCity of Gautier
WebsiteShepard State Park

Shepard State Park is a state park in the U.S. state of Mississippi. It is located off U.S. Highway 90 on the south side of Gautier. The city has had responsibility for the park's management since 2013.[2]

Activities and amenities[edit]

The park features boating and fishing on the Singing River, 30 primitive sites for tent camping, 28 developed campsites, group tent camping, 8 miles (13 km) of nature trails, playing fields, picnic area, playground, and an 18-hole disc golf course, Alligator Alley.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Shepard State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b "Shepard State Park". Parks and Destinations. Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. Retrieved July 17, 2014.

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