Description - Visitors from many areas are attracted to the beautiful countryside and abundant fishing waters of Big Creek Water Park. The rolling green countryside is a treat for the eyes. Bass, bream, crappie and catfish abound in the 200-acre lake, making for good fishing.
- One of Big Creek's claims to fame is that it is home to one of the oldest and largest cedars in the state of Mississippi. History lovers will enjoy exploring the historic cemetery where the first homesteaders of the area are buried.
The whole family can enjoy camping at Big Creek Water Park, with fully developed camping spurs, or for those who prefer a few conveniences, the park has two cabins and two camp houses. The unique beach area makes for pleasant swimming, and the picnic area is equipped with barbecue grills and family picnic tables. Aluminum boat rental is available year-round.
Recreation - Big Creek Water Park and its 150 acre lake offer opportunities for camping, cabin stays, fishing, swimming, picnicking, hiking and boating.
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.
Big Creek Water Park located between Laurel and Collins, Mississippi off Highway 84. A map is a available above on this page.