Water Adventures and Quality Family Time at J.P. Coleman State Park
It’s about time everyone heard about Mississippi's hidden gem: J. P. Coleman State Park. Whether you’re camping with your family in one of the rustic J. P. Coleman State Park cabins or renting a room at J. P. Coleman State Park hotels, expect to enjoy the abundant wildlife, a vast pinewood forest, and natural sights and sounds. Run, jump, or dive into Pickwick lake and catch some quality time with your loved ones.
Take a Walk on Mississippi’s Wild Side
Explore the untamed wilderness of Iuka, Mississippi at J.P. Coleman State Park on an exciting and unique hike around the lake. Watch the swallows nesting by the boat slip, or catch a glimpse of a bald eagle in flight. Rest up nearby in one of J. P. Coleman State Park hotels to be ready for the next morning of fun-filled excursions.
Whether you’re seeking out the ultimate sunset view, a brisk walk under fall foliage, or an endorphin rush on your bicycle or ATV, the hiking trail at J. P. Coleman State Park offers activities for every skill level.
The views of Pickwick lake keep visitors coming all year round. Walk around the water's edge to encounter the scenic beauty up close, or launch a boat and head out to Cooper Falls, a 50 foot waterfall just north of the park.
Wander this mile long trail established by the Boy Scouts of America, and take a drink from the clear, cool water of the overflowing aquifer Mansell Springs at its conclusion.
Fun for the Whole Family
J. P. Coleman State Park cabins are equipped to provide all the comforts of home for your family, friends, and pets. Roast marshmallows by a fire pit, or spend the day soaking up the sun on a balcony overlooking the Tennessee River. Sailing, swimming, waterskiing, and fishing are also available at Pickwick’s freshwater lake.
Join in the bi-annual Bass Fishing League Fishing Tournament, or spend quality time fishing for catfish, crappie, sauger, and walleyes in the sparkling waters of Pickwick Lake. A special fishing permit discount is available for your loved ones who belong to the Armed Forces.
J. P. Coleman State Park cabins offer year-round family fun. Whether it’s building bird houses, Easter egg hunts, quilting, Halloween at the park, or chowing down on a family picnic, you’ll be sure to have a great time with the kids.
Nothing brings your family closer together than taking them out for a new adventurous water sport. Try your hand at wakeboarding or water skiing, or take in the calming sunset views together while boating on the peaceful waters.
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