LeFleur's Bluff State Park


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LeFleur's Bluff State Park


Location:Off I-55 at Lakeland Drive in Jackson.
Facilities:30 developed campsites (tent or RV camping) with water and electrical hookups, bathhouse with hot showers, 2 executive-style 4-bedroom cabins, picnic area, 16,000-square-foot playground, 5 nature trails (1 paved), boat launch, 18-hole disc golf course, 9-hole public golf course, driving range, clubhouse.
Activities:Camping, fishing, boating (electric motors only), golf.
Special Features:Park provides a lush green spot in the heart of urban Jackson. Located within the park is the Mississippi Museum of Natural History, featuring aquariums, hands-on exhibits, 2.5 miles of nature trails, and an open-air amphitheater.
Address:2140 Riverside Dr
Jackson, MS 39202

Phone:601-987-3923
Fax:601-354-6930
Web: www.mdwfp.com/parkView/parks.asp?ID=5844
Size: 305 acres.

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Mississippi Children's Museum welcomes young visitors to its 40,000-square-foot learning experience in Lefleur's Bluff State Park.
An ecological evaluation of the landscape, soils, hydrology, and vegetation of LeFleur's Bluff State Park, Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi, was conducted during a 14 month period from September 1995 to November 1996.
The new Mississippi Museum of Natural Science (MMNS), Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, commands a high point overlooking the natural bluff and forested floodplain at its new location in LeFleur's Bluff State Park (LBSP), in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi (Figure 1).
LeFleur's Bluff Golf Course is a nine-hole course located within LeFleur's Bluff State Park in Jackson.
The facility encompasses more than 73,000 square feet inside LeFleur's Bluff State Park in Jackson.
LeFleur's Bluff State Park, Jackson, 601.9873923, www.mdwfp.com/parks
Located in LeFleur's Bluff State Park, the 40,000-square-foot, one-of-a-kind museum offers five distinct galleries to encourage learning through its many exhibits.
As a bonus, the admission fee will include a coupon for a free return visit and a free entry to the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, also located in LeFleur's Bluff State Park. The museum will officially open to the public on Tuesday, December 7.
Located in LeFleur's Bluff State Park, the museum is home to a 73,000-square-foot complex with 300 acres of natural landscape and 2.5 miles of walking trail.
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science is another one of Mississippi's great museums located on the grounds of LeFleur's Bluff State Park. This museum will have plenty of educational and fun-filled exhibits this summer.
Prehistoric art specialist Jean Clottes will speak at the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, 1-55 at Lakeland Drive (within LeFleur's Bluff State Park).
The museum is located within LeFleur's Bluff State Park, 2148 Riverside Dr., Jackson; hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m.