Percy Quin State Park
Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 122
Number of Full Hookup Sites: 100
About: Loblolly pines and stately magnolia trees, rolling hills, spectacular seasonal flowers, and a year-round mild climate await visitors to Percy Quin State Park. One of the original state parks cleared and constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, Percy Quin is today a delightful blend of the old and new. Located just one and a half hours from New Orleans, 1700 acre Percy Quin State Park provides a colorful natural backdrop for a variety of outdoor activities.
The 100 sites available for RV camping feature picnic tables, grills, and electrical, sewage, and water hook-ups. Hot showers are available in four bathhouses located in the developed camping area. One beach (for registered guests only), a yearly camp store stocked with picnic items and souvenirs, and a central sewage dumping station are located in the developed camping area. Reservations are highly recommended
Twenty-two primitive campsites (first come first serve) providing direct access to Lake Tangipahoa are available for tent camping. Each site features a fire ring, barbecue grill, picnic table, and permanent lantern post. Water and restrooms are available nearby
Located across the lake, Percy Quin State Park Group Camp offers housing and meal service for groups numbering 40 or more. Recreational facilities include two regulation ballfields, and an open air pavilion. Group Camp facilities are by reservation only and are not available to groups not wishing food services.
A junior olympic size pool is opened seasonally (summer months). There is a nominal fee for adults and children. Concession available.
A well-marked nature trail of eight miles (four miles wooded and four miles paved) circles Lake Tangipahoa and affords observation opportunities of wildlife and plants.
5 lighted tennis courts are available for a nominal fee.
The course is an 18 hole championship course, 9 hole executive course, with large driving range and putting green.
Lake Tangipahoa is a 700 acre fresh water lake ideal for fishing and water sports. The Lake is stocked with bass, bream, catfish and crappie. A Mississippi fishing license is required for all persons between the ages of 16 and 65 and may be purchased at the park office for a nominal fee.
A fish cleaning station, with stainless steel sinks and fillet boards, is available for use at no charge.
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