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Golden Memorial bench
Description - Golden Memorial State Park is a memorial to the post Civil War era, and has an excellent picnic facility along a large spring fed lake. The park memorializes the post civil War, one-room school once located on the site. The park contains picnic tables, grills, 2 picnic pavilions, nature trails, and a 15-acre spring-fed lake stocked with bass and bream.

Attractions - The Park memorializes the post Civil War era. A picnic area is situated along the park's 15 acre spring fed lake. Other park facilities include picnic tables, grills, 2 picnic pavilions and nature trails.

Recreation - Golden Memorial State Park offers picnicking, hiking, swimming, boating and fishing activities. Other park facilities include picnic tables, grills, 2 picnic pavilions and nature trails.

Climate - Mississippi generally has a temperate climate, with cool winters and warm, humid summers. Freezing temperatures are possible in the winter. Thunderstorms and are possible throughout the year but most common in the spring and summer. Tropical storms occasionally strike the coast during the hurricane season.

Location - The park is on Mississippi 492, five miles east of Walnut Grove off Mississippi 35.


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Contact Information:
Golden Memorial State Park, Route 1, P.O. Box 8 , Walnut Grove, MS, 39189, Phone: 601-253-2237

Additional Information:
Jackson Area - Outdoor life in the County is always a beautiful and educational experience. As one of Mississippi's 27 state parks, Jackson County's own Shepard State Park provides its visitors with picnic areas, bike and nature trails, and areas for tent camping. The Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge and the Pascagoula Wildlife Management Area are popular wildlife refuges that are open to hikers, bird watchers. Campers will also enjoy the beautiful Gulf Islands National Seashore Park in Ocean Springs.
Mississippi State Parks - Mississippi State Parks offer great areas to camp, fish and hike as well as learn about various historical sites.
Pines Region - The Pines Region encompasses the east-central portion of Mississippi, with the Alabama border forming its eastern boundary. It encompasses the areas surrounding the cities of Meridian and Columbus, west to Winona and Forest.

Links:
Mississippi State Parks - Official Agency Website

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