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Status: Open year round.
Max reservation window: Fri Jul 28 2017
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LeFleur's Bluff provides a lush green spot in the heart of urban Jackson. In addition to camping, fishing, picnic spots and nature trails, the 305-acre park features a nine-hole golf course and a driving range. The park is named for Louis LeFleur, a French-Canadian explorer who established a trading post on the banks of the Pearl River in the late 1700s. The city of Jackson was originally known as "LeFleur's Bluff". Today Mississippi's vibrant capital city combines the earth and charm of its rich cultural heritage with exciting activities and attractions and contemporary lifestyles. Visitors to Jackson discover a diversity of museums, unlimited shopping and dining, an exciting night life and a calendar of events packed with activities to suit every mood. For the campsite reservations call Lefleur's Office at 601-987-3923

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Barbeque, Briquette
  • Bath House
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Boating
  • Cable TV
  • Canoeing
  • Culture
  • Disk Golf
  • Dump Station
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Fishing River
  • Gardens, Botanical Displ
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Moderate
  • Meeting Hall
  • Museum
  • Nature Program
  • Nature Trail
  • Parking
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Ranger Station
  • River
  • Showers
  • Trails, Moderate Hiking
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Airport
  • Baseball/Softball Fld
  • Emergency Services
  • Fuel, Vehicles
  • Hospital
  • Ice Sales
  • Medical Clinic
  • Shopping
  • Town
Alerts and Important Information
Mayes Lake Campground is subject to flooding during heavy rains due to its location along the Pearl River. Park officials are notified by the National Weather Service and Ross Barnett Reservoir Patrol in the event of possible flooding. DO NOT FOLLOW GPS. Even Google links associated with this page will lead you to the wrong location. Please call the office for directions at 601-987-3923 or follow directions under Getting There.
  • No pets are allowed in villas or any other park building.
  • Must be 21 years of age to reserve facilities.
  • No alcohol allowed.
  • No firearms allowed.
  • Campground roads are white slag gravel - May change soon
  • Campground gate is locked 8:00p.m. until 8:00a.m. Lock codes are given to camping guests.

    In the event of cancellation, penalties may apply. Mississippi State Parks now utilizes a voucher system for any balance due to customers. You will not receive a refund. Please read the cancellation policy located on the "Checkout Shopping Cart" page prior to checking Yes in the acknowledgement box.

  • Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    32.32333, -90.16028
    32°19'24"N, 90°9'37"W

    Take Exit 98B off Interstate 55 at Lakeland Drive and turn North/East.

    For Mississippi Natural Science Museum/Children's Museum/Kids Zone, day use, and Lefleurs Office turn right at first light. For Mayes Lake Campground and Pavilions turn right at second light by Shell/Sprint Mart. Entrance to Golf Course is between the lights.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    2140 Riverside Drive
    Jackson  MS  39202

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (601)987-3923

    Special Events:

    The events listed here are not intended to be an all inclusive list. Please contact the park for further details.

    • January - Dixie National Rodeo, Livestock Show, Western Festival. March - Mal's St. Paddy's Day Parade. May - Pepsi Pops Concert at the Ross Barnett Reservoir, Jubilee Jam, Canton Flea Market. October - Mississippi State Fair, Canton Flea Market, International Red Beans and Rice Festival. November - Mistletoe Marketplace, Chimneyville Crafts Festival. December - Christmas programs throughout Jackson, Festival of Lights in Canton, MS. from Oct 30 2006 to Dec 31 2050