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Legion State Park, Louisville

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Legion State Park is public recreation area located on the north edge of the city of Louisville, Mississippi, and adjacent to Tombigbee National Forest. As Legion State Park Historic District, the state park entered the National Register of Historic Places in 1998. It is managed by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks.
The park is one of the original Mississippi state parks developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. The CCC began creating the park in October 1934; it opened the public in July 1937. It includes the Legion Lodge, a hand-hewn log structure that has remained unaltered since its construction.
The park features fishing on two small lakes, primitive and developed campsites, cabins and cottages, a 1.6mi nature trail, picnic area, and CCC-era visitors center.
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  • Was here with family, we utilized the hiking trail around the very small lake. Trail was challenging with lots of ups and downs. This would have been more fun on bikes. They have very few RV sites... 
    Was here with family, we utilized the hiking trail around the very small lake. Trail was challenging with lots of ups and downs. This would have been more fun on bikes. They have very few RV sites...  more »
  • Stayed here while driving Natchez trace one night. This is an hour ride off the trace and roads are rough. We Camped in 32’ RV with friends in 37’ RV with tow. Nice cemented sites and level. Full... 
    Stayed here while driving Natchez trace one night. This is an hour ride off the trace and roads are rough. We Camped in 32’ RV with friends in 37’ RV with tow. Nice cemented sites and level. Full...  more »
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  • My husband and I rented a cabin for 2 nights here at Legions State Park. We stayed in cabin 5. It was perfect for us. Small, cozy, very rustic with a stone fireplace and a nice porch. This cabin overlooked a beautiful lake. This time of the year the leaves were beautiful fall colors and it was nice and cool. We had a nice fire going both nights. We did bring our on firewood. I suggest a full size memory foam for bed too because the one in cabin isn't real comfortable. The kitchen had electric stove and microwave, some dishes, pots and silverware and a coffee maker. We brought our own bed linens but the bed was made in the cabin. It did have bathroom soaps, wash clothes and towels, but we also brought our own. The park is well kept. The ranger at the front was so nice. We walked to the lodge, it was nice and the bridges at the lake. Took some pretty pictures there. It was the perfect getaway for us to unplug and relax. We enjoyed the cabin, the park, the town of Louisville, and meeting the friendly people Louisville.
  • Well Not many people know about the Park and is not good because they have many things that you can do and the animals are not scared of people they pose for you was funny you can find a little park for the kids to play on the entrance, Many Cabins that can be rented, RV Site, Primitive Camping Area, No Hunting or Gun allowed that make you feel more save, Trials to hike on the beautiful forest and close to Lake, The David Love Fair, Jr. Memorial Pavilion, The Historic Legion Lodge, You can Fish, they have bathrooms, Mini Golf, Pavilions and other things that you need to explore is not so big but you can relax. Take a Break to enjoy the forest and be amazed the beauty of the nature.

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