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George P. Cossar State Park
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Location Yalobusha, Mississippi, United States
Elevation 276 ft (84 m)
Established Unspecified
Named for Attorney, George Cossar
Governing body Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
Website George P. Cossar State Park

George P. Cossar State Park is a state park in the U.S. state of Mississippi located on the shores of Enid Lake approximately 7 miles (11 km) north of Oakland off Mississippi Highway 32. The park is named for George Payne Cossar, Sr., a prominent Mississippi attorney in the 20th century.

Activities and amenities

The park features boating, waterskiing and fishing on 28,000-acre (11,000 ha) Enid Lake, 76 campsites, 13 camper cabins, visitors center, 18-hole disc golf course, 18-hole miniature golf course, picnic area, and a 2.2-mile (3.5 km) nature trail. The world record crappie was caught in Enid Lake in 1954. Most of the land around the lake and in nearby Holly Springs National Forest is open for hunting.

Enid Lake at George P. Cossar State Park
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