Highland Park

1720 Jimmie Rodgers Memorial Drive
601.485.1802

This historic 46-acre park was built in 1908 and features the original Jimmie Rodgers Museum, the Dentzel Carousel, a swimming pool, a splash pad, a duck pond, Frank Cochran Center, Kendallwood Craft Center, two baseball and softball fields, four picnic pavilions, a playground, restrooms, and the Parks and Recreation administration offices.

Fees:
Pool – $3/person
Splash Pad – $3/person
Pool and Splash Pad – $5 for both

Pool and Splash Pad Open: May-July, Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m.

Northeast Park

7300 Newell Road
601.485.1802

This 85-acre park features three lighted soccer fields, four lighted softball fields, a multipurpose two-story building used for concessions, meetings, storage, and restrooms, a 500-car parking area, an asphalt walking and running track, a small building also used for concessions and restrooms, and one large picnic pavilion.

Ten newly resurfaced lighted, tennis courts; clubhouse with showers; on-duty tennis pro. The tennis center offers private, semiprivate, and after-school programs.

Jeannie’s Place at Planet Playground

601.485.1802

This playground contains 10,000 square feet of fun with a wheelchair accessible swing.

Ben Arthur Davis Park

1277 14th Street
601.485.1802

Four-acre park that includes one basketball court.

Bonita Lakes

418 Lake Drive
601.485.1920

A 3,300-acre park situated on three lakes, including Long Creek Reservoir, and Lakeview Golf Course. Park features nature trails, a walking track, horse trails, picnic facilities, boat ramps, and fishing. Entry is free.

Dumont Plaza

Fifth Street and 22nd Avenue
601.485.1802

Features a gazebo. Primarily used for special events and rental.

James E. Chaney Park

40th Avenue
601.485.1802

Park includes a playground, two covered picnic tables, a basketball half court and one small softball field.

Velma Young Park

1530 24th Street
601.482.2368
601.482.2365

This 15-acre park includes a playground, two outdoor basketball courts, a swimming pool, a wading pool, a bathhouse, a multipurpose community center, two picnic shelters, and a multipurpose practice field.