Description - Pearl River, LA is a series of three locks and dams. The area is primarily for day use with boating, hunting and fishing being popular.
- There are four recreation areas associated with the Pearl River - 3 pools. The river is an excellent fishery and is abundant with wildlife.
Recreation - Three of teh recreation areas at the Pearl River pools provide boat ramps for day use. Fishing is excellent in the waters of the Pearl River.
Climate - Southern Louisiana experiences a subtropical climate that's warm throughout the year. Winter months bring low temperatures near 40 degrees F and highs above 55 degrees F. During the summer expect high temperatures to reach 95 degrees F frequently, with mid-afternoon showers. Humidity is highest in August and September. Northern regions of the state have cooler winters and somewhat warmer summers than the south. Low temperatures in the winter dip into the high 30s and highs reach 60 degrees F. July and August are the hottest months with average high temperatures reaching 100 degrees. Humidity is slightly lower in the northern uplands and the average rainfall in May is higher than any other month.
The Pearl River Locks and Dam are nortwest of the town of Pearl River, LA., and west of Picayune, MS.