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Archusa Creek Water Park- Archusa Creek Water Park is located near Quitman, MS. Here the whole family can enjoy camping, boating, swimming, water skiing and picnicking on a 450 acre lake.
Big Creek Water Park- Big Creek Water Park is located between Laurel and Collins, Mississippi. The park offers a 150 acre lake, developed camping spurs and great year-round fishing.
Dry Creek Water Park- Dry Creek Water Park is located at Mount Olive, Mississippi, just off Highway 49. Fishing enthusiasts come from all areas to reel in the great Florida bass, catfish and crappie that are abundant in the park's 150-acre lake.
Dunn's Falls Water Park- Dunn's Falls Water Park is located south of Meridian, Mississippi, on the Chunky River. Special features of the park include a waterfall, a grist mill, a suspended overlook and a catfish pond. Only primitive camping is available.
Flint Creek Water Park- Located in Wiggins, MS, the park is comprised of 1,900 total acres and features a 600-acre lake with 13 miles of shoreline chock full of bass, bream, crappie and catfish offering excellent fishing 24-hours a day.
Little Black Creek Water Park- Little Black Creek is located between Purvis and Lumberton. The park offers a 650-acre lake, campsites, cabins, camp houses and a convenience store.
Maynor Creek Water Park- Maynor Creek Water Park is located west of Waynesboro, Mississippi. The park includes a 450 acre lake and the challenging waters of Maynor Creek.
Okatibbee Water Park- With 28 miles of shoreline, the Lake Okatibbee's 3,800-acre reservoir is the site for many outdoor activities. This water park offers cabins, camping, fishing, swimming, water skiing, hiking and boating.
Turkey Creek Water Park- Located five miles southwest of Decatur, Mississippi, Turkey Creek Water Park features a 250-acre lake. The lake offers great deep-water fishing.

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Description - The Pat Harrison Waterway District offers ten water parks with scenic beauty, a variety of accommodations and an array of outdoor recreation opportunities. The water parks can be quiet and restful, or wet and wild. Each water park in the system is unique, with its own special appeal.

Attractions - Dunn's Falls Water Park, on the Chunky River near Meridian, features a 56 foot waterfall, a suspended overlook and an authentic grist mill. Also near Meridian is the 3,800 acre Okatibee Water Park, noted by sportsmen for its fishing.

The Pat Harrison system offers a variety of camping opportunities, ranging from primitive to developed sites with all utility hookups. In most water parks, rental cabins are available. Okatibbee Water Park even has an air-conditioned 25-room motel. Boat rentals are available at many of the water parks.

Recreation - Most of Pat Harrison's water parks offer fishing, camping, cabin-stays, hiking, swimming and picnicking. Some offer boating, and water skiing. Several even have waterslides.

Climate - Mississippi lies mainly in the subtropics. The climate is mild with the coldest months experiencing low temperatures near 40 degrees F. Summer temperatures frequently reach 100 degrees, with coastal breezes providing cooling relief. Humidity is highest in August and September reaching an average close to 90%. The highest rainfall comes during the spring months, but December and January are wet, too. Expect temperatures in the northeastern region to be somewhat cooler than the rest of the state.

Location - The Pat Harrison Water Way Water Parks are located throughout southeast Mississippi. Driving instructions and a map are available on the individual pages describing each water park.

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Pat Harrison Water Way District, P.O. Drawer 1509 , Hattiesburg, MS, 39403, Phone: 800-748-9403

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Mississippi - Mississippi lies in the heart of the American deep south. It has an overwhelmingly rural population with the majority of people living in the southern half of the state.


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