Area Attractions The following attractions are located within a short drive of Roosevelt State Park.
* Bienville National Forest
* Bienville Wildlife Management Area
* Caney Creek Wildlife Management Area
* Jackson International Airport
* Ross Barnett Reservoir
* Shockaloe Riding Trails
* Tallahala Wildlife Management Area
Annual Events May - Canton Flea Market (45 minutes from Roosevelt State Park) July - Fourth of July - Weekend Music Program September - Labor Day Weekend - Music & Crafts October -Canton Flea Market (45 minutes from Roosevelt State Park) November - Fall Foliage Camporee Developed Camping 109 sites are available for RV camping, featuring picnic tables, and grills. 28 sites include electrical and water hook-ups and 81 sites have electrical, water and sewer hook-ups. All of the RV pads are within easy access of a central sewage dumping station and a bathhouse with hot showers. All sites are available for reservations.
Tent Camping A wooded area on the upper end of Shadow Lake is available for tent camping. Water is available in the area, and bathhouses featuring hot showers are located just across the dam from the primitive camping area.
Vacation Cabins Roosevelt features 15 cabins (#12 is handicap accessible) furnished with bed and bath linens and basic kitchen equipment, all affording beautiful views of the lake. All cabins are air-conditioned and heated, feature screened-in porches, and accommodate four to twelve people. Reservations are required.
Group Camp Group camping for up to 128 is offered in eight air-conditioned, dormitory style cabins accommodating 16 persons per cabin. The group camp features a separate dining room, meeting room, and a lakeside pavilion. Meals are served cafeteria-style in the dining hall. Campers must furnish their own linens, towels, pillow, soap, and other personal items Reservations are required.
Pool/Waterslide Swimming Pool is open for 2 sessions per day. Session 1 time is 9:30 am - 12:15 pm and Session 2 time is 1:30 pm - 5:15 pm. A fee is charged per session. Open from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend.
Visitor/Activity Building The Visitor's Center houses the park office, a video game room, and a souvenir shop featuring a variety of Mississippi gift items. The Visitor's Center has rooms suitable for business conferences, public meetings, group gatherings, and has a dining hall available for family reunions, banquets, and receptions. Complete facilities for gatherings of up to 250 people, including catering service, are available. Contact the park office for specific information on facilities, seating capacity, and costs (601) 732-6316.
Picnic Area/Shelter 20 picnic sites complete with grills are located throughout the park, many affording beautiful lakeside views. Five covered pavilions (#2 is handicap accessible) with electrical outlets may be reserved for a fee, providing the ideal spot for family reunions, company picnics, and school or church outings.
Nature Trail Nature trails wind through the park, you can experience Hollow Hill, Lakeview, Muscadine, or Beaver Nature Trail affording an unobstructed view of native trees, flowers and wildlife.
Playground Playground equipment is also available at the park.
Playing Fields Roosevelt features a lighted softball field available by reservation.
Tennis Guests may use two lighted tennis courts for day or night play.
Boat Launching Shadow Lake offers 160 acres of fresh water for water sports.
Water skiing Shadow Lake offers 160 acres of fresh water for skiing. Water skiing is permitted Memorial Day weekend - Labor Day weekend.
Fishing Shadow Lake offers 160 acres of fresh water for fishing. The lake is stocked with florida bass, crappie, bream, and catfish.
Laundry Facilities Laundry facilities are available in each campground.
Motel Rooms Roosevelt features a 20 unit Motel Lodge, one of which is handicap accessible. Each unit is furnished with bed and bath linens, basic kitchen equipment , TV and telephone.
Day Use A day-use entry fee is charged on a per vehicle basis.
Waterslide Water Slide is open for 2 sessions per day. Session 1 time is 9:30 am - 12:15 and Session 2 time is 1:30 pm - 5:15 pm. A fee is charged per session. Water slide fee also gives priviledges to swimming pool.
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