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Leroy Percy State Park
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Leroy Percy State Park, June 2006
Leroy Percy State Park is located in Mississippi
Leroy Percy State Park
Leroy Percy State Park
Location in Mississippi
Location Washington, Mississippi, United States
Elevation 108 ft (33 m)
Established 1934
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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