J.P. Coleman State Park
613 CR 321
Iuka, MS 38852
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.
Directions and Park Map
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.
Click on below links for additional
Park Photo Albums
Photo albums include pictures of park amenities, and lodging
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
- 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
- October 24 - Halloween in the Park
The following attractions are located within a short drive of J.P.
Coleman State Park. The park staff will be happy to provide you