Leroy Percy State Park facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsLeroy Percy State Park
Leroy Percy State Park, June 2006
|Location||Washington, Mississippi, United States|
|Elevation||108 ft (33 m)|
|Named for||Senator Leroy Percy|
|Governing body||Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks|
|Website||Leroy Percy State Park|
Leroy Percy State Park is a public recreation area located off Mississippi Highway 12 approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) west of Hollandale, Mississippi. It is the state's oldest state park, its construction having begun with the arrival of the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1934. It is named after LeRoy Percy, a former U.S. Senator from Mississippi.
Activities and amenities
The park features alligators and two observation towers to watch them from, boating and fishing on Alligator Lake, hunting, primitive and developed campsites, eight cabins, two nature trails, picnic area, and a disc golf course.
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