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Leroy Percy State Park

1400 Hwy 12 W
Hollandale, MS 38748
(662) 827-5436

Leroy Percy is the oldest of the Mississippi's State Parks. It is characterized by artesian springs, cypress trees, and ancient oaks dripping with Spanish moss. Leroy Percy is one of two state parks that features a wildlife management area. The seasonal pursuit of deer, squirrel, turkey, duck, and dove beckons to hunters in search of an unspoiled hunting area away from the crowd.

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Leroy Percy State Park - Youth Fishing Rodeo

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) is hosting a youth fishing rodeo at Leroy Percy State Park on Saturday, March 28. The fishing  rodeo is open to youth 15 years and under; registration begins at 9 a.m. Leroy  Percy State Park is located approximately 5 miles west of Hollandale on Hwy 12.

Fishing Rodeo

A limited amount of fishing gear will be available; however, participants are encouraged
to bring their own fishing gear, catfish bait, and stringers. 

Fishing rodeos offer a quality fishing experience for young anglers in a controlled and
safe environment. The rodeo ponds are well stocked with catfish to make it easier for participants to catch fish.  This rodeo is a great way for a family to spend quality time together. 




Teach a Kid the Joy and Fun of Fishing!

 (Ages 15 and under)

Fishing Rodeo 1

Those seeking additional information may call Leroy Percy State Park at (662) 827-5436
or the MDWFP Fisheries Bureau at (601) 432-2200.

Park Directions
Directions to the Park
Google Map

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

  •  Entrance $4 and $.50 per person over 6 people.

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

Annual Area Events
World Catfish Festival, Belzoni MS

Delta Blues Festival, Greenville MS

Special Park Events
For more information on any of these special events, please contact the park office at (662) 827-5436.



Developed Camping
Leroy Percy has 16 sites available for RV camping. Each site is equipped with water and electrical hook-ups. A central sewage dumping station and a bathhouse featuring hot showers and laundry facilities are located near the developed camping area.  Smoking is not allowed in any Mississippi government building.   All campsites are available for advance reservations.  The remainder is filled on a first-come, first-served basis.  Monthly camping may be available.  Please check with the park office for availability.

Tent Camping
A wooded area near the developed campground features sites suitable for tent camping. Picnic tables and a bathhouse with showers are located near the tent camping area

Vacation Cabins
Leroy Percy features eight family cabins near Alligator Lake, providing a comfortable retreat for vacationers as well as hunting parties. Each cabin is air-conditioned and heated, equipped with bed and bath linens. The cabins also have basic kitchen equipment and feature a stone or modern fireplace.  Smoking is not allowed in any Mississippi government building.  Reservations are strongly recommended.

Group Camp
The Group Camp accommodates up to 48 people. It is available in an air-conditioned dormitory with meals served cafeteria style in the park lodge. Campers must furnish their own linens.  Smoking is not allowed in any Mississippi government building.  Reservations are required.

Picnic Area/Pavilion
The Park's 30 picnic sites offer tables, grills, and views of Alligator Lake. One large picnic pavilion is available by reservation, providing the ideal spot for family reunions, company picnics, or church or school outings. Electricity is provided for a small fee.

Nature Trail
Leroy Percy features two diverse nature trails, with each winding through a different area of the park.

The Black Bayou Trail goes through the bayou area of the park and offers views of moss-laden oaks and the oxbow bends of the bayou.

The Alligator Lake Trail winds around the lake and passes through the natural habitat of wildlife of a delta hardwood forest.

Playground equipment is also available at the Park.

Playing Fields
The Park has an area available for volleyball.

Boat Launching
Alligator Lake is well-stocked with bream, catfish and bass.


Alligator Lake is well stocked with bream, catfish, and bass. A Mississippi fishing license is required for all persons between the ages of 16 and 65.
Licenses may be purchased from the park office for a nominal charge.
Fishing Information
Depth Map
Fishing Licenses Information 
F-16 3423 (T) State Lake Regulations

Laundry Facilities
Laundry Facilities are available.  Smoking is not allowed in any Mississippi government building.

Disc Golf
Leroy Percy offers a disc golf course. The Disc Golf course is open to the public, free of charge, however, the normal entrance fee is required. Discs can be rented or purchased at the park office. Southern National Disc Golf Association 

Leroy Percy offers seasonal hunting of deer (primitive weapons only), squirrel, turkey, duck, and dove. Regulations for hunting inside the park differ from those of the State of Mississippi. Hunters must register and obtain a copy of the regulations at the park office. Additional hunting areas are located near Leroy Percy State Park.   http://www.mdwfp.com/wildlife-hunting/wmas/north-delta-region/leroy-percy.aspx