List of Mississippi state parks

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This is a list of Mississippi state parks. As of 2014, the state park system of the U.S. state of Mississippi comprises 24 state parks and one natural area.[1]

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List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
List of Mississippi state parks
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Current state parks

Name County Locality Estab-
lished [2]
River / lake / other Image Remarks
Buccaneer State Park Hancock Waveland 2005 (rebuilt) Gulf of Mexico Waterpark, camping
Clark Creek Natural Area Wilkinson Woodville 1978 none Fifty waterfalls. 700 acres (280 ha)
Clarkco State Park Clarke Quitman 1930s Moore Mill Creek Boating, fishing, camping. 815 acres (330 ha)
Florewood State Park Leflore Greenwood 1973 Yalobusha River Leased by Leflore County; "temporarily closed" since auction of artifacts and buildings in 2005
George P. Cossar State Park Yalobusha Oakland n/a Enid Lake
George P Cossar State Park 2018 2.jpg
Boating, fishing, camping
Golden Memorial State Park Leake Walnut Grove n/a Golden Memorial Park Lake Fishing, camping
Great River Road State Park Bolivar Rosedale n/a Perry Martin Lake Mississippi River lookout tower
Holmes County State Park Holmes Durant 1930s Odum Lake and English Lake Swimming, fishing, camping
Hugh White State Park Grenada Grenada n/a Grenada Lake
Grenada lake.jpg
Boating, fishing, camping
John W. Kyle State Park Panola Sardis n/a Sardis Reservoir Boating, fishing, camping, golf course
J. P. Coleman State Park Tishomingo Iuka n/a Pickwick Lake Boating, camping, swimming pool
Lake Lincoln State Park Lincoln Wesson n/a Lake Lincoln
Lake Lincoln State Park--Mississippi.jpg
Boating, fishing, camping
Lake Lowndes State Park Lowndes Columbus n/a Lake Lowndes Boating, fishing, camping, equestrian trails,
gymnasium
LeFleur's Bluff State Park Hinds Jackson n/a Pearl River,
Mayes Lake
Pickin & Paddlin Canoe Race.jpg
Hiking, boating, fishing; golf course,
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science. 305 acres (123 ha)
Legion State Park Winston Louisville 1930s Legion Lake Fishing, camping
Leroy Percy State Park Washington Hollandale 1930s Gamble Lake and Brushy Lake Alligator watching, boating, fishing, camping
Natchez State Park Adams Natchez n/a Natchez Lake Boating, fishing, camping, horseback riding
Paul B. Johnson State Park Forrest Hattiesburg n/a Geiger Lake
Paul B Johnson StatePark.jpg
Boating, fishing, camping
Percy Quin State Park Pike McComb 1930s Lake Tangipahoa Boating, fishing, camping; convention center
Roosevelt State Park Scott Morton 1930s Shadow Lake Boating, fishing, camping
Shepard State Park Jackson Gautier n/a Singing River Small-craft boat ramp, camping, trails. 395 acres (160 ha)
Tishomingo State Park Tishomingo Tishomingo 1930s Haynes Lake,
Bear Creek
TishomingoSPbridge.jpg
Canoeing, fishing, camping, swimming pool
Tombigbee State Park Lee Tupelo 1930s Lake Lee Fishing, camping
Trace State Park Pontotoc Pontotoc n/a Trace Lake
Trace State Park Mississippi 1.jpg
Off-road vehicle trails, golf course,
boating, camping
Wall Doxey State Park Marshall Holly Springs 1930s Spring Lake
Wall Doxey State Park 2017 01.jpg
Fishing, camping

Defunct state parks or under other jurisdiction

See also

References

  1. ^ "State Parks and Destinations". Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. Archived from the original on 2014-06-25. Retrieved July 15, 2014.
  2. ^ Mississippi's first nine state parks were built by the CCC. "By July, 1935, a total of nine new parks were under construction. These nine were Leroy Percy in Washington County; Tombigbee in Lee County; Clarkco in Clarke County; Legion in Winston County; Tishomingo in Tishomingo County; Holmes County; Roosevelt in Scott County; Spring Lake (later re-named Wall Doxey) in Marshall County; and Percy Quin in Pike County." "National Register of Historic Places Multiple Property Documentation Form". U.S. Department of the Interior - National Park Service. August 15, 1996.

External links

  • State of Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
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