Description - *This information provided by Mississippi Wildlife Fisheries and Parks*
The oldest of Mississippi's state parks, Leroy Percy is characterized by artesian springs, cypress trees, and ancient oaks dripping with Spanish moss. Leroy Percy is the only state park featuring a wildlife preserve. The seasonal pursuit of deer, squirrel, turkey, duck, and dove beckons to hunters in search of an unspoiled hunting area away from the crowd. Leroy Percy is also known for its alligator population--visitors can safely observe the scaly reptiles from two observation towers over their hot artesian water home.
- The park encompasses a wildlife management area for hunting. Other features are a visitor's center with fast-food service and a Sunday noon buffet. Park facilities include a nature trail and a wildlife interpretive area.
Recreation - Park activities include hunting, swimming, camping and picnicking.
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.
The park is located in the west central part of the state, just 5 miles west of Hollandale off Mississippi Hwy. 12.