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Golden Memorial State Park and Walnut Grove to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo
Tuesday August 19, 2014
JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) and the City of Walnut Grove will host a youth fishing rodeo at Golden Memorial State Park on Friday, August 29. The fishing rodeo is open to youth 15 years and under; registration begins at 4 p.m. Golden Memorial State Park is located on Damascus Road near Walnut Grove.

Mallard Pointe Golf Course Renovations Underway
Friday July 25, 2014
JACKSON – The greens renovation project at Mallard Pointe Golf Course, located at John W. Kyle State Park in Sardis, is in full swing. The greens were sprigged with Mini Verde Bermuda grass on July 18, and should be ready for play by mid- September. This renovation follows the work that was done last summer at Quail Hollow Golf Course at Percy Quin State Park as well as the upgrades made to LeFleur’s Bluff State Park Golf Course in 2012.

MDWFP Opens Campground at Neshoba County Lake
Tuesday March 04, 2014
JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) will open a new and improved campground at Neshoba County Lake on March 7, 2014. The campground has 22 newly developed camp sites providing water, sewer, and 100 amp electrical services. The sites were built to accommodate camping for recreational vehicles on one of MDWFP’s most popular state fishing lakes.

Celebrate the New Year with the “First Day Hike” at a State Park
Friday December 20, 2013
JACKSON — Start the New Year off right by connecting to the outdoors and getting some exercise with a “First Day Hike” at a state park. Staff at both Tishomingo and Trace State Parks will host guided hikes beginning at 10 a.m. on January 1, 2014. Hikers at Tishomingo State Park will meet at the Loochapola Lodge, and hikers at Trace State Park will meet at the Jason M. Stewart Memorial Trail.

Mississippi’s State Lakes and Parks Offer Accommodations for Hunters
Friday December 06, 2013
JACKSON – Each year thousands of anglers and campers take advantage of the many convenient and affordable overnight accommodations offered at Mississippi’s state lakes and parks. Hunters should also take advantage of these conveniences when making plans for a hunting trip. State lakes and parks are located in each region of the state and offer RV hook ups, primitive camping sites, and cabins near Wildlife Management Areas, National Forests, and National Wildlife Refuges. Whether you are looking to stay nearby for your early morning hunt or desiring to also enjoy the scenic views and a campfire with friends and family, state lakes and parks can definitely enhance your hunting trip.

Buccaneer State Park Water Park Set to Open on June 13
Wednesday June 12, 2013
JACKSON—The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) on Tuesday announced that Buccaneer Bay Water Park will reopen on Thursday, June 13. Located on the beach in Waveland, the water park features a wave pool, water slides, kid’s splash area, and concession area.

Campground Renovation Upcoming at Neshoba County Lake
Tuesday May 14, 2013
JACKSON – One of Mississippi’s most popular fishing destinations is about to get a facelift. The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) will be upgrading Neshoba County Lake’s campground. The project is scheduled to start in mid May, and includes 22 sites that provide water, sewer, and 100 amp electrical services. In addition, a new bathhouse will be constructed to accommodate campers. The project is expected to be completed by late November.

MDWFP to Dedicate Facilities at Roosevelt State Park
Tuesday April 16, 2013
JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks will hold a dedication ceremony on Thursday, April 18, at 2 p.m. at Roosevelt State Park near Morton.

LeFleur’s Bluff Golf Course Reopens
Thursday June 28, 2012
JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) has announced the reopening of LeFleur’s Bluff Golf Course. After nearly two months of renovation, the course, located in Jackson, willopen Friday at 8 a.m.

Media Day at MDWFP’s Lefleur’s Bluff Golf Course
Monday June 25, 2012
JACKSON -- The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) will host a Media Day on Thursday, June 28 at LeFleur's Bluff Golf Course. The event will start at noon at the clubhouse.

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