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Lake Lowndes fishing
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Lake Lowndes fishing
Description - *This information provided by Mississippi Wildlife Fisheries and Parks*

Lake Lowndes State Park offers complete recreational facilities for individuals, families, and groups. Located on a beautiful 150-acre lake, the park offers unlimited opportunities for fishing and camping, as well as complete facilities for football, tennis, softball, and other organized sports. Mississippi University for Women (The "W") and Mississippi State University (MSU) are just a short drive to the west, making Lake Lowndes State Park the perfect place to stay during a football weekend at MSU or while visiting either campus.

Attractions - Lake Lowndes is a superb recreational complex. The park has many facilities to accommodate groups. The complex offers a wide variety of sports activities inside and outside. This park has something to offer active individuals as well as individuals who just like to enjoy nature. Visitors may enjoy the cabins and campsites for their overnight accommodations.

Recreation - Visitors will find an indoor center with a game room, meeting rooms, tennis, basketball and volleyball courts. Outdoors there are 3 softball fields with lights and 6 tennis courts. Tent camping, 4 cabins, 50 camping pads and a self-guided nature trail are also available.

Boating, fishing and swimming activities are also available.

Climate - Mississippi generally has a temperate climate, with cool winters and warm, humid summers. Freezing temperatures are possible in the winter. Thunderstorms and are possible throughout the year but most common in the spring and summer. Tropical storms occasionally strike the coast during the hurricane season.

Location - Lake Lowndes State Park is located six miles southeast of Columbus off Mississippi Hwy. 69.

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Lake Lowndes State Park, 3319 Lake Lowndes Rd , Columbus, MS, 39702, Phone: 662-328-2110

Additional Information:
Mississippi State Parks - Mississippi State Parks offer great areas to camp, fish and hike as well as learn about various historical sites.
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.
Starkville Area - Starkville, in Oktibbeha County, is located in the northeast region of Mississippi. There are many opportunities for recreation near the Mississippi State college town of Starkville, Mississippi.

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