Wall Doxey State Park, Holly Springs

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Wall Doxey State Park is a public recreation area located off Mississippi Highway 7, approximately south of Holly Springs, Mississippi. The state park is centered around 60acre Spring Lake.
Wall Doxey State Park is one of the original state parks built in Mississippi in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps. Originally known as Spring Lake, the park was the eighth park in Mississippi created by the CCC. The CCC began work 1935; the park opened in 1938. Workers with the National Youth Administration also contributed to the park's development, adding a cabin in 1938. In 1956, the park was renamed in honor of Mississippi politician Wall Doxey.
The park features lake fishing, primitive and developed campsites, cabins and cottage, 2.5mi nature trail, picnic area, and two disc golf courses. A narrow levee surrounds a third of the spring-fed lake which, in its shallows, has cypresses and dense vegetation.
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  • Absolutely love the lake. Took a telescope down and enjoyed the night time sky. Loved the frisbee golf and trails were fabulous. Biking was great. Cabin porch and living room fabulous. The only compla...  more »
  • One of those hidden jewels in our beautiful country built by American heritage. A highly recommend stop and visit awhile. Very safe and secure place to visit and the folks that operate the park are absolutely wonderful and very friendly. Lot's to admire here. Reminds me why this is the land of the free and the home of the brave. Thanks folks. Take great care.
  • Beautiful, pleasant nature, and fun place for kids. You can walk a trail, see lots of water, explore nature at it's best, and usually every holiday there is an event. Easter egg hunts, haunted house, and many more activities! There is also a website you can visit and find out more. I suggest this state park to be on your bucket list!

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