Natchez State Park

Natchez State Park is located just 10 miles north historic Natchez, the oldest settlement on the Mississippi River. Prior to the Civil War, over half of the millionaires in the entire United States lived in Natchez, constructing elegant mansions unrivaled in size and elegance by any in the nation. Most of these splendid homes were spared during the Civil War, and many are now open for tours. Natchez State Park is also famous in its own right. The largest bass in Mississippi history, a largemouth weighing 18.15 pounds, was caught in Natchez lake in 1992.


Day Use

A day-use entry fee is charged on a per vehicle basis

  • Private vehicle entrance fee is $4.00 plus $.50 for each person over 6 people

Stay the Night

50 Developed Camping sites, 8 Tent Camping sites, 10 Lakeside Vacation Cabin units, and a Laundry Facility located in the Campground B bathhouse.

Things to Do

Disc Golf, Picnic Area/Shelter, Playground, Nature Trail, Freshwater Fishing, and a Boat Launch.

Things to Know

Area Attractions

The following attractions are located within a short drive of Natchez State Park. The park staff will be happy to provide you with directions.

Natchez Tourism Information

Annual Events

  • Permit draw deer hunts start in October and end in January
  • Permit draw turkey hunts start in March and end in April


  • Mardi Gras, Natchez MS


  • Spring Pilgrimage, Natchez/Port Gibson MS


  • Fall Pilgrimage, Natchez MS
  • Great Mississippi Balloon Race, Natchez MS


  • Christmas in Natchez

Contact Natchez State Park

230B Wickcliff
Natchez, Mississippi  39120
Phone: (601) 442-2658


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Mississippi

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