Description - Archusa Creek Water Park includes a 450 acre lake which is open year-round. The lake is a fisherman's paradise with large quantities of bass, catfish, perch and bream. The blue-green waters and piney woods provide relaxation for campers and fishermen year round.
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Archusa Creek Water Park Picnic Area
- The park has a campground, four cabins, a private pavilion, a lodge hall, picnic areas and disc golf course. Other attractions include a Dixie Youth baseball field, a professional volleyball court, a playground for the children, and a one-half mile nature trail for nature lovers. Plans are underway for a future waterslide facility.
The campground offers 69 campsites. 56 of the 69 campsite offer water, electricity, sewer hookup. The picnic areas are equipped with barbecue grills and family size picnic tables. Just a phone call will reserve a private pavilion or the lodge hall. The lodge is great for large group gatherings. The four cabins are A-frame style and can be used for weekend outings or vacationing. The campground has motor home hookups and aluminum boat rentals are available.
In the fall of each year, the water park hosts its annual Forestry and Wildlife Festival featuring chainsaw sculpting, races, special events and activities for all ages.
Recreation - At Archusa Creek, the whole family can enjoy camping, boating, swimming, water skiing and picnicking. Other activities include baseball, volleyball, walking and enjoying nature.
Climate - Mississippi lies mainly in the subtropics. The climate is mild with the coldest months experiencing low temperatures near 40 degrees F. Summer temperatures frequently reach 100 degrees F, with coastal breezes providing cooling relief. Humidity is highest in August and September reaching an average close to 90%. The highest rainfall comes during the spring months, but December and January are wet, too. Expect temperatures in the northeastern region to be somewhat cooler than the rest of the state.
Archusa Creek Water Park is located in Quitman, Mississippi, just off Highway 45 and Highway 18 East.