Description - *This information provided by Mississippi Wildlife Fisheries and Parks*
Roosevelt State Park conveniently located between Meridian and Jackson, Mississippi, 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.
- Roosevelt Park is an excellent facility for group activities with a 200 capacity person convention center and group camping and sports facilities. Visitors can choose from numerous campsites or lodge rooms with kitchenettes for their overnight accommodations. Other park amenities include lighted tennis courts, nature/wildlife observation area, a water slide, miniature golf and a multipurpose sports field.
Recreation - Visitors will find a variety of outdoor sports activities on and around the park's 150 acre lake.
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 just a few minutes east of Jackson on I-20, exit 77.