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Roosevelt State Park

2149 Hwy 13 S
Morton, MS 39117
(601) 732-6316
roosevelt@mdwfp.state.ms.us

Roosevelt State Park conveniently located between Meridian and Jackson, Mississippi. Roosevelt State Park offers an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities in a picturesque setting. The park's 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 colors.




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Park Directions
Directions to the Park
Google Map

 

Area Attractions
The following attractions are located within a short drive of Roosevelt State Park. The park staff will be happy to provide you with directions.

 

Annual Park and Area Events
February
Roosevelt Ice Bowl Disc Golf Tournament

March

Bluegrass Festival
 
April
Easter Egg Hunt

May
Canton Flea Market (45 minutes from Roosevelt State Park)

July
Fourth of July - Bingo

Saturday, July 5, 2014:  Fireworks Show at 8:00 PM
$5.00 plus tax per vehicle for the event. 
For more information, please contact the park at (601) 732-6316.

September
Labor Day Weekend - Bingo

October
Canton Flea Market (45 minutes from Roosevelt State Park)

November
 

Developed 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. All sites are available for reservations by calling the park office at (601) 732-6316 or online.  Smoking is not allowed in any Mississippi government building.

Monthly camping may be available.  Please check with the park office for availability.



 

Tent Camping
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.

 

Vacation Cabins
Roosevelt features 15 cabins with beautiful views of Shadow Lake. Cabin #12 is handicap accessible. 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. Reservations are required and can be acquired by calling the park office at (601) 732-6316 or online.  Smoking is not allowed in any Mississippi government building.

 

Motel Rooms
Roosevelt features a 20 unit Motel Lodge with unit #110 is handicap accessible. Each unit is furnished with bed and bath linens, basic kitchen equipment (kitchenette), and TV. Queen beds and lake view rooms are available. Contact the park office at (601) 732-6316 for reservations or go online.  Smoking is not allowed in any Mississippi government building.

 

Group Camp
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 and meeting room. Meals are served cafeteria-style in the dining hall. Campers must furnish their own linens, towels, pillow, soap, and other personal items. Reservations are required and can be acquired by calling the park office at (601) 732-6316 or online.  Smoking is not allowed in any Mississippi government building.

 

Laundry Facilities
Laundry facilities are available in each campground.  Smoking is not allowed in any Mississippi government building.

 

Pool/Water Slide
The swimming pool and water slide at Roosevelt State Park will be open beginning May 24, 2014, for the summer season.  For more information, please contact Roosevelt State Park at 601-732-6316.

 

Visitor/Activity Building
The Visitor's Center houses the park office, a video game room, and a souvenir shop featuring a variety of Mississippi gift items. The Visitor's Center has rooms suitable for business conferences, public meetings, and group gatherings. It also has a dining hall available for family reunions, banquets, and receptions. Complete facilities for gatherings of up to 250 people. In addition, Roosevelt has a catering service available. Please contact the park office at (601) 732-6316 for specific information on facilities, seating capacity, and costs.  Smoking is not allowed in any Mississippi government building.

Livingston Performing Arts & Media Center
The Livingston Performing Arts & Media Center is located on the park.  It is a 600 seat State-of-the-Art Facility.  The Livingston Center is a great place for business conferences and seminars, school and church events, plays, pageants, and ballet performances.  It is also a great place for musical programs and recording sessions.  Please call the park at 601-732-6583 or 601-854-5349 for rental information and bookings.

 Livingston

Picnic Area/Pavilion
20 picnic sites complete with grills are located throughout the park and many have affording beautiful lakeside views. Five covered pavilions ( #2 is handicap accessible) with electrical outlets may be reserved for a fee; therefore, providing the ideal spot for family reunions, company picnics, and school or church outings.

 

Nature Trail
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.

 

Playground
Playground equipment is also available at the park and is located in the day use area.

 

Playing Fields
Roosevelt features a lighted softball field available by reservation.

 

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

 

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

 

Water Skiing
Shadow Lake offers 150 acres of fresh water for skiing. Water skiing is permitted Memorial Day weekend - Labor Day weekend.

  

Disc Golf
Roosevelt State Park offers an 18 whole disc golf course that winds through the beautiful park. The Disc Golf course is open to the public, free of charge; however, the normal entrance fee is required.

 

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.
Fishing Information
Depth Map
Fishing Licenses Information 
F-16 3423 (T) State Lake Regulations

 

Day Use
A day-use entry fee is charged on a per vehicle basis.

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