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J.P. Coleman State Park

613 CR 321
Iuka, MS 38852
(662) 423-6515

Perched on a rocky bluff overlooking the Tennessee River, J.P. Coleman State Park offers the finest in all types of water sports. Visitors experience unmatched sailing, swimming, skiing, and fishing for Smallmouth bass in the sparkling waters of Pickwick Lake, and enjoy camping and exploring in the untamed wilderness along the banks of the Tennessee River.

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Directions and Park Map

Day Use
A day-use entry fee is charged on a per vehicle basis

  • Private vehicle entrance fee is $4.00 plus $.50 for each person over 6 people
  • See State Park Fees for other entry fees that may apply

Things to Do
A variety of recreational activities and facilities are available at J. P. Coleman State Park. Facilities for use include: visitor center and conference room, marina, boat launch, picnic tables and grills, picnic pavilions, playgrounds, swimming pool, and miniature golf. Fishing, boating, and water skiing are available on Pickwick Lake, a 47,500 acre freshwater lake.

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Park Photo Albums
Photo albums include pictures of park amenities, and lodging facilities

Camping and Lodging
There are several options when it comes to staying overnight. the park offers 69 RV campsites, 9 primitive camping sites, 20 cabins (duplex style), 3 cottages, 16 motel rooms, and 3 townhouses. Facilities are located with views of Pickwick Lake.

Reservations are encouraged. Reservations can be made by calling the park at 662-423-6515 or by online reservations. Our online reservation system is hosted by Reserve America.

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Park Fees and Regulations

Park Events

  • April - Annual Easter Egg Hunt
  • April 25 - Bass Fishing League Fishing Tournament
  • May 16 - Big Cat Quest Tournament
  • July 11 - Tenn Tom Bass Club
  • August 14 & 15 - Dulcimer Festival
  • September 11 & 12 - Needle Chasers (quilting)
  • September 19 & 20 Bass Fishing League Fishing Tournament
  • October 24 - Halloween in the Park

Area Attractions
The following attractions are located within a short drive of J.P. Coleman State Park. The park staff will be happy to provide you with directions.


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