George P. Cossar State Park
Oakland, MS 38948
P: (662) 623-7356
NOTICE: Due to flooding, campsites 1-35 and 76-91 will be closed until further notice.
Situated on the shores of Enid Lake, George Payne Cossar State Park is a sportsman's paradise. Most of the land around the lake and in nearby Holly Springs National Forest is open for public hunting, and is abundant in variety of game. Hunters are not the only sportsmen who will find their quarry in the area. The world record crappie, weighing in at over five pounds, was pulled from the waters of Enid Lake. These excellent hunting and fishing opportunities, combined with a variety of recreational opportunities and scenic natural beauty, make George Payne Cossar State Park the perfect family vacation spot.
A day use entry fee is charged for all on a per vehicle basis.
- Entrance $4.00 and $.50 per person over 6 people - Private Vehicle
Stay the Night
George P. Cossar features 15 air-conditioned units, consisting of 6 duplex cabins and three stand-alone cabins. 76 developed camping sites and two bathhouses located in the developed camping area, and a laundry facility is available.
Things to Do
Disc Golf, Picnic sites, Picnic Pavilions, Playground, Nature Trail, Miniature Golf, Enid Lake offers a Boat Launch, Fishing and Water Skiing, plus a meeting/banquet room overlooking Enid Lake is available.
Things to Know
Mississippi State Park Fees, Rules and Regulations
The following attractions are located within a short drive of George Payne Cossar State Park. The park staff will be happy to provide you with directions.
- The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)
- Holly Springs National Forest
- North Mississippi Fish Hatchery and Visitor Education Center
- Malmaison Wildlife Management Area
- O'Keefe Wildlife Management Area