Buccaneer State Park Article

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Buccaneer State Park
Map showing the location of Buccaneer State Park
Map showing the location of Buccaneer State Park
Location in Mississippi
Location Waveland, Hancock, Mississippi, United States
Coordinates 30°15′41″N 89°24′15″W / 30.26139°N 89.40417°W / 30.26139; -89.40417
BUCCANEER STATE PARK Latitude and Longitude:

30°15′41″N 89°24′15″W / 30.26139°N 89.40417°W / 30.26139; -89.40417
[1]
Elevation10 ft (3.0 m) [1]
EstablishedUnspecified
Governing body Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
Website Buccaneer State Park

Buccaneer State Park is a state park in the U.S. state of Mississippi. It is located off U.S. Highway 90 at Waveland. The park sits on the Gulf of Mexico and was entirely rebuilt after all its buildings were destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. [2]

Activities and amenities

The park features a 4.5-acre (1.8 ha) waterpark, more than 300 campsites, bathhouses, recreation center, 18-hole disc golf course, picnic area, playground, and 1.8-mile (2.9 km) nature trail. [2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Buccaneer State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b "Buccaneer State Park". Parks and Destinations. Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. Retrieved October 9, 2017.

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