What to do in George P Cossar State Park

Situated on the shores of Enid Lake, George Payne Cossar State Park is a sportsman's paradise. Most of the land around the lake and in nearby Holly Springs National Forest is open for public hunting, and is abundant in variety of game. Hunters are not the only sportsmen who will find their quarry in the area. The world record crappie, weighing in at over five pounds, was pulled from the waters of Enid Lake. These excellent hunting and fishing opportunities, combined with a variety of recreational opportunities and scenic natural beauty, make George Payne Cossar State Park the perfect family vacation spot.

George P. Cossar State Park is situated on a peninsula jutting into Enid Reservoir. The park offers many outdoor activities to visitors. Visitors may choose camping or cabins for their overnight accommodations. Cossar's famed restaurant features fried catfish and many more favorites. Cossar has 13 cabins, 84 camping pads, group camp, swimming pool, visitor's center, nature trail, miniature golf and is open year round.

Recreation
Visitors will find hiking, camping, picnicking, swimming and golfing activities at George P. Cossar State Park.

Location
The park is located five miles east of I-55 off Mississippi Hwy. 32.

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.

Address
Route 1
P.O. Box 67
Oakland, MS 38948

Phone: 662-623-7356


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