Roosevelt State Park
Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 109
Number of Sites with Electric and Water: 27
Number of Full Hookup Sites: 82
About: Roosevelt State Park conveniently located between Meridian and Jackson, Mississippi. Roosevelt State Park offers an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities in a picturesque setting. The park's scenic overlook provides a panoramic view of the Bienville National Forest. The gently sloping landscape is particularly striking during the fall when the forest is bright with autumn colors.
109 sites are available for RV camping which features picnic tables and grills. 27 sites include electricity and water hook-ups. 82 sites have electricity, water, and sewer hook-ups. All of the RV pads are within easy access of a central sewage dumping station and a bathhouse with hot showers. All sites are available for reservations by calling the park office at (601) 732-6316 or online.
A wooded area on the upper end of Shadow Lake is available for tent camping. Water is available in the area as well as bathhouses featuring hot showers are located just across the dam from the primitive camping area.
Group camping for up to 128 is offered in eight air-conditioned and heated, dormitory style cabins. Each of the eight cabins accommodates 16 people per cabin. The group camp features a separate dining room, meeting room, and a lakeside pavilion. Meals are served cafeteria-style in the dining hall. Campers must furnish their own linens, towels, pillow, soap, and other personal items. Reservations are required and can be acquired by calling the park office at (601) 732-6316 or online.
Shadow Lake offers 160 acres of fresh water for fishing year round. The lake is stocked with bass, crappie, bream, and catfish. A Mississippi fishing license is required for all people between the ages of 16 and 65. License may be purchased at the park office for a nominal fee.
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