Description - Open year-round, Turkey Creek Water Park features a 250-acre lake and attracts travelers from all over the state. Turkey Creek Water Park is one of the most popular water skiing spots around attracting skiers as early as mid-March.
- This Water Park boasts excellent bass fishing and offers boat rentals in addition to camping. For campers, the park has fully 22 developed camping spurs with water and electricity. The sites are spacious and shady sites including a tent pad, picnic table, barbecue grill, fire ring, and a lantern pole. Near the campgrounds are picnic areas, and a children's playground. Boat rentals are available at the lake.
The park also offers three A-Frame chalet cabins that have three beds, kitchen, den, two baths, deck, picnic table, and a barbecue grill. In addition, the park has a lodge hall and a pavilion.
Known for its conservation program, Turkey Creek is enjoyed by nature lovers. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy hiking or biking the park's nature trail teeming with wild flowers, deer, squirrels, ducks, turkeys, and other wildlife. The park also features a white sand beach and wooded picnic areas.
Recreation - This Pat Harrison Water Park boasts excellent bass fishing, as well as camping, cabin stays, fishing, swimming, picnicking, waterskiing, boating, hiking, and simply enjoying nature.
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.
Turkey Creek Water Park is located just off Highway 15, five miles southwest of Decatur. A map is a available above on this page.