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Very good state park

This is a very good state park. Its is located within an hours drive of Jackson, MS area. The... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Devildog126
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Brandon, Mississippi
State Park, swimming, fishing and skiing lake

We have stayed here for many years, weekly and monthly. Nice weekend place to visit either for a... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
JNPJRP
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Madison, Mississippi
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

We are UK tourists passing through the area.Paid $4 to enter the park which was a complete waste of money. The park is poorly maintained. Hiking trails are not properly marked and 2 that we saw started where there was no parking. No information signs...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 253richard
Reviewed 29 September 2018

This campground was built by the CCC during the Great Depression. Parts of it do not appear to have been maintained since then. The setting is really beautiful on Shadow Lake and very peaceful. The concrete parking pads are broken along the edges and are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

This place would surely be a gem if the powers-that-be put forth a little more effort. Don’t get me wrong; my family and I had a good time. There are plenty of positives about the park; but it could be better. I saw more employees...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Brad S
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The primitive camping areas are nice. The July 4th event is always fun, plus they have other great family-friendly events like "Movie in the Park" where they set up a big inflatable movie screen on the baseball field and families can bring picnic blankets and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank CelloEmily
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This is the worst state park cabin we have ever stayed at. We are staying in cabin 11. It is very old and dirty. We have been having family reunions here for 30 years. The facilities have gone down...down...down. The carpet is not only old...it’s...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Susan C
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This is a very good state park. Its is located within an hours drive of Jackson, MS area. The facilites are a little dated but well kept. Water skiing is permited at certain times and dates. There is a swimming pool area and water slide...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We have stayed here for many years, weekly and monthly. Nice weekend place to visit either for a day, weekend or longer. They have cabins and a motel. Nice large swimming pool and super slide. The CCC campground is not in the best shape. Not...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank JNPJRP
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I am a professional photographer on a cross-country photographic trip. We left Atlanta, Georgia, and our fun on a trip is to picnic in state parks on a long journey for lunch stops. We found Roosevelt State Park and stopped in for lunch and a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Ok so we stayed 5 days in cabin 8. It has dining table 6 chairs. Couch 2 chairs coffee table and 2 lamps with a A ceiling fan above and a fireplace below. Small flat screen TV that had bad cable reception. Large window looking...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Kathymac M
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

It is an old CCC project that has been updated over the years and is a really nice little State Park right off of I-20. Lots of people fishing, good lake view campsites and decent hiking. Downside is not a lot of info at check...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Charlie M
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Brent T
26 July 2018|
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Response from CelloEmily | Reviewed this property |
$4 or $5 per car to get in the gate. Park website has more info on rates for cabins, RV slips, and tent camping sites.
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