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Archusa Creek Water Park Picnic Area
Copyright: Pat Harrison Water Way
Archusa Creek Water Park Picnic Area
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.

Attractions - 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.

Location - Archusa Creek Water Park is located in Quitman, Mississippi, just off Highway 45 and Highway 18 East.


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Filed By: Ragan (Lucedale, MS)
Number of People Encountered: 0-10 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: Archusa Creek Is the best place to camp. It's absolutely wonderful. The last 2 times my family and I camped there, there weren't many people, but the staff are wonderful and overall the entire grounds are wonderful. The fishing is really good and when you're tired of being in the sun the shade under all those bright green leafed trees is a great place to relax and enjoy the breeze. The bath houses are clean also, and that is very important. Take a baseball and bat and/or a volley ball and if there are enough people maybe you can work up a team. We are going back Easter weekend and hope to see more people there!


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Contact Information:
Archusa Creek Water Park, 540 CR-110 , Quitman, MS, 39355-9562, Phone: 601-776-6956

Additional Information:
Hattiesburg Area - Hattiesburg is a small city located in the southeast region of Mississippi that offers a variety of recreational, cultural, education and historical choices.
Mississippi Lakes and Reservoirs - The lakes and reservoirs listed here range from huge reservoirs covering over 60,000 acres, to small lakes tucked away in the Mississippi back woods.
Mississippi Water Parks - The Pat Harrison Waterway District offers ten water parks with scenic beauty, a variety of accommodations and an array of outdoor recreation opportunities. The water parks can be quiet and restful, or wet and wild.
Pines Region - The Pines Region encompasses the east-central portion of Mississippi, with the Alabama border forming its eastern boundary. It encompasses the areas surrounding the cities of Meridian and Columbus, west to Winona and Forest.

Links:
Archusa Creek Water Park - Official site of Archusa Creek Water Park

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