George Payne Cossar State Park, Oakland

#26 of 36 in Nature in Mississippi
George P. Cossar State Park is a state park in the U.S. state of Mississippi located on the shores of Enid Lake approximately north of Oakland off Mississippi Highway 32. The park is named for George Payne Cossar, Sr., a prominent Mississippi attorney in the 20th century.
The park features boating, waterskiing and fishing on 28,000acre Enid Lake, 76 campsites, 13 camper cabins, visitors center, 18-hole disc golf course, 18-hole miniature golf course, picnic area, and a 2.5acre nature trail. The world record crappie was caught in Enid Lake in 1954. Most of the land around the lake and in nearby Holly Springs National Forest is open for hunting.
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  • We stayedin this State Park for 2 nights in our 35 ft 5th wheel. It is a small quiet park about 5 miles off I 55. The price is right (around $16 night for seniors) The RV sites have beautiful views...  more »
  • This is a beautiful state park on Lake Enid, in Oakland, Mississippi, about 16 miles south of Batesville. It is very large, with well spaced sites. We were in the Yocona loop, on site 21. It was a...  more »

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