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Description - Visitors from many areas are attracted to the beautiful countryside and abundant fishing waters of Big Creek Water Park. The rolling green countryside is a treat for the eyes. Bass, bream, crappie and catfish abound in the 200-acre lake, making for good fishing.

Attractions - One of Big Creek's claims to fame is that it is home to one of the oldest and largest cedars in the state of Mississippi. History lovers will enjoy exploring the historic cemetery where the first homesteaders of the area are buried.

The whole family can enjoy camping at Big Creek Water Park, with fully developed camping spurs, or for those who prefer a few conveniences, the park has two cabins and two camp houses. The unique beach area makes for pleasant swimming, and the picnic area is equipped with barbecue grills and family picnic tables. Aluminum boat rental is available year-round.

Recreation - Big Creek Water Park and its 150 acre lake offer opportunities for camping, cabin stays, fishing, swimming, picnicking, hiking and boating.

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 F, 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 - Big Creek Water Park located between Laurel and Collins, Mississippi off Highway 84. A map is a available above on this page.


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Contact Information:
Big Creek Water Park, 2 Big Creek Water Park , Soso, MS, 39480, Phone: 601-763-8555

Additional Information:
Coastal Region - This region includes the southeast corner of Mississippi, from the Laurel area, south through Hattiesburg to the Gulf Coast.
Hattiesburg Area - Hattiesburg is a small city located in the southeast region of Mississippi that offers a variety of recreational, cultural, education and historical choices.
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 Lakes and Reservoirs - The lakes and reservoirs listed here range from huge reservoirs covering over 60,000 acres, to small lakes tucked away in the Mississippi back woods.
Mississippi Water Parks - 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.

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Big Creek Water Park - Official site of Big Creek Water Park

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