Percy Quin State Park


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Percy Quin State Park


Location:6 miles south of McComb, off I-55 (Exit 13).
Facilities:100 developed campsites with water and electrical hookups, 4 bathhouses with hot showers, sand beach (for registered guests only), camp store (seasonal); 22 tent campsites with water and restrooms nearby; 25 vacation cabins and 2 executive golf villas; 9-unit lodge/motel; group camp; picnic area, 4 pavilions, comfort stations; nature trail (8 miles); swimming pool, 5 lighted tennis courts, playground, marina, boat launch, fish cleaning station; 18-hole golf course, 9-hole executive golf course, driving range, putting green; visitor center, convention center.
Activities:Camping, hiking, swimming, fishing, boating, water-skiing, jet skiing, golf, tennis.
Special Features:Park features loblolly pines, magnolia trees, rolling hills, spectacular seasonal flowers, and a mild climate year round. The 700-acre Lake Tangipahoa is stocked with bass, bream, catfish, and crappie, and both water-skiing and jet-skiing are permitted on the lake.
Address:2036 Percy Quin Dr
McComb, MS 39648

Phone:601-684-3938
Web: www.mdwfp.com/parkView/parks.asp?ID=5847
Size: 1,701 acres.

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River rats will want to float the Bogue Chitto River, and pretty much everyone will find an option at Percy Quin State Park, which boasts more recreational amenities-from hiking to archery to tennis to golf--than any other Mississippi state park.
In 1983 Simon founded a star party, the Deep South Regional Stargaze, held each fall at Percy Quin State Park in southern Mississippi.
The 18th annual Deep South Regional Stargaze, sponsored by the Pontchartrain Astronomy Society of New Orleans, will take place at Percy Quin State Park near McComb.
If these attractions, along with a trip to Percy Quin State Park (with its golf course and 700-acre lake), don't provide enough activity, visitors can bid for merchandise at an auction on Highway 51, held each Saturday evening.
This Percy Quin State Park course was designed by golf course architect Arthur Hills and has received one accolade after another since its 1996 opening.