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Lefleur's Bluff scene
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Description - *This information provided by Mississippi Wildlife Fisheries and Parks*

LeFleur’s Bluff provides a lush green spot in the heart of urban Jackson. In addition to camping, fishing, picnic spots, and nature trails, the 305-acre park features a nine-hole golf course and a driving range. The park is named for Louis LeFleur, a French-Canadian explorer who established a trading post on the banks of the Pearl River in the late 1700s. The city of Jackson was originally known as "LeFleur’s Bluff." Today Mississippi’s vibrant capital city combines the warmth and charm of its rich cultural heritage with exciting activities and attractions and contemporary lifestyles. Visitors to Jackson discover a diversity of museums, unlimited shopping and dining, an exciting nightlife, and a calendar of events packed with activities to suit every mood.

Attractions - Lefleur's Bluff is an excellent RV camping facility. There are camp sites and utility hookups, campground bathhouses, and comfort stations. The camp store has restrooms with a deck overlooking Mayes Lake.

Park amenities include a boat ramp, playground, nature trail, swimming pool, a picnic area with barbecue grills, 3 large picnic pavilions and 4 tennis courts. The golf course features 9 holes, a driving range, and a club house containing park offices and a meeting room with rest rooms.

Recreation - The park offers numerous outdoor activities. Visitors will find boating, fishing, swimming, picnicking, hiking and golfing.

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 located on I-55, exit 98B (Lakeland Drive), near Jackson, Mississippi.


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Contact Information:
Lefleur's Bluff State Park, 2140 Riverside Dr. , Jackson, MS, 39202, Phone: 601-987-3985

Additional Information:
Capital/River Region - The Capital/River Region encompasses the southwest corner of Mississippi. It stretches from Jackson, Mississippi's capital city and geographic center, to the historic towns that line the bluffs of the Mississippi River.
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.

Links:
Mississippi State Parks - Official Agency Website

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