Roosevelt State Park

Quick Facts

Roosevelt State Park

Mississippi

(601) 732-6316

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Things To Do

Overview

Conveniently located between Meridian and Jackson, Mississippi, Roosevelt State Park offers an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities in a picturesque setting. The park scenic overlook provides a panoramic view of the Bienville National Forest. The gently sloping landscape is particularly striking during the fall, when the forest is bright with autumn color.

Map of Roosevelt (MS)

Latitude, Longitude: 32.320354, -89.676749

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Activities

  • Boating

    Shadow Lake offers 150 acres of fresh water for water sports and fishing.

  • Camping

    109 sites are available for RV camping which features picnic tables and grills. 27 sites include electricity and water hook-ups. 82 sites have electricity, water, and sewer hook-ups. All of the RV pads are within easy access of a central sewage dumping station and a bathhouse with hot showers. A wooded area on the upper end of Shadow Lake is available for tent camping. Water is available in the area as well as bathhouses featuring hot showers are located just across the dam from the primitive camping area. Roosevelt also features 15 cabins with beautiful views of Shadow Lake. Each cabin is furnished with bed and bath linens, TV, and basic kitchen equipment. All cabins are air-conditioned and heated. Every cabin features screened-in porches and accommodate four to twelve people. All cabins have stunning views with manageable pricing. Group camping for up to 128 is offered in eight air-conditioned and heated, dormitory style cabins. Each of the eight cabins accommodates 16 people per cabin. The group camp features a separate dining room, meeting room, and a lakeside pavilion. Meals are served cafeteria-style in the dining hall. Campers must furnish their own linens, towels, pillow, soap, and other personal items.

  • Fishing

    Shadow Lake offers 150 acres of fresh water for fishing year round. The lake is stocked with bass, crappie, bream, and catfish. A Mississippi fishing license is required for all people between the ages of 16 and 65. License may be purchased at the park office for a nominal fee.

  • Hiking

    Nature trails wind through the park. You can experience Hollow Hill, Lakeview, Muscadine, or Beaver Nature Trail. The trail lets you have an unobstructed view of native trees, flowers and wildlife.

  • Picnicking

    20 picnic sites complete with grills are located throughout the park and many have affording beautiful lakeside views. Five covered pavilions with electrical outlets may be reserved for a fee; therefore, providing the ideal spot for family reunions, company picnics, and school or church outings.

  • RVing

    109 sites are available for RV camping which features picnic tables and grills. 27 sites include electricity and water hook-ups. 82 sites have electricity, water, and sewer hook-ups. All of the RV pads are within easy access of a central sewage dumping station and a bathhouse with hot showers. All sites are available for reservations online or by calling the park office.

  • Tennis

    Guests may use two lighted tennis courts for day or night play. A fee is charged.

  • Water Sports

    Swimming Pool and Water Slide is open for 2 sessions per day. Session 1 begins at 9:30 a.m. and ends at 12:15 p.m. Session 2 begins at 1:30 p.m. and ends at 5:15 p.m. A fee is charged per session for the use of the swimming pool/water slide. It is open from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend. Also, Shadow Lake offers 150 acres of fresh water for skiing. Water skiing is permitted Memorial Day weekend - Labor Day weekend.

Park Partners

ReserveAmerica

ReserveAmerica handles online campsite reservations for the park.

Directions

Driving

Roosevelt State Park is located off Interstate 20 at Exit 77 on Highway 13 in Morton, Mississippi. Go North approximately 1 mile; the park is on the left. From US 80, take Highway 13 South approximately 2 miles, the park is on the right.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(601) 732-6316

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