George Payne Cossar State Park

George Payne Cossar State Park


Location:8 miles east of Oakland off MS 32 (Exit 227 off I-55).
Facilities:84 developed campsites with water and electrical hookups, 2 bathhouses with hot showers, 13 vacation cabins, group camp, picnic area, 2 pavilions, full-service restaurant, nature trail (2.5 miles), swimming pool, boat launch ramps, playgrounds, 18-hole miniature golf course, 18-hole disc golf course, visitor center with meeting/banquet room, concession stand.
Activities:Camping, swimming, fishing, boating, water-skiing, miniature and disc golf.
Special Features:Park is situated on the shore's of Lake Enid, where the world record crappie, weighing in at over five pounds, was caught in 1954. Most of the land around the lake and in nearby Holly Springs National Forest is open for public hunting and is abundant in a variety of game.
Address:165 County Rd 170
Oakland, MS 38948

Phone:662-623-7356
Web: www.mdwfp.com/parkView/parks.asp?ID=2811
Size: 836 acres.

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