Iuka, Mississippi

JP Coleman State Park

Iuka, Mississippi



Iuka, Mississippi
Phone: (662) 423-6515

Sites: 69
Recent Rate: $20 6/2015

Latitude: 34.9341668175558
Longitude: -88.1786083862915

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking yes
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • ATT Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers ATT
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access yes
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina yes
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking no
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre yes
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake yes
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River yes
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

15 Reviews

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clinicaide

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

This price was for full hook ups. Nice park but pretty secluded. If you are going for site seeing, you do a lot of driving. It is 5 miles back to main hwy. Our site, #25, was not level front to back & website said moderate slope. Whole site was sloped, not just pad. We tried to view on Google earth but couldn't see due to trees. Not a good site but we made it work as we were no there a lot & when our neighbors went home we sat on their pad in the evening. We camped at JP Coleman State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

Shilo National Battlefield, Pickwick Dam, Corinth Interpretive Center, Helen Keller's Birthplace in nearby Tuscumbia, AL.

JIm's Restaurant in Chewalla, MS has great fried catfish, but get good directions! Our gps couldn't find it so we followed map. Someone commented we "took the old road" & I'd have to agree. Once you get there don't let building throw you off. It's an old gas station with restaurant & Post Office share the same small building. Restaurant is closed on Thursdays.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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GoneRVn

Review Count: 27
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $13.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice park. The campgrounds over looks the Tennessee River. Most sites are level and In the shade. Showers were nice and up to date. The is no TV coverage but several had satellite setup. Now, for the bad, the check in staff was not helpful. Sorry we interrupted your day. If the staff would follow their own rule, everything would have been better. They let four tents and one popup in one site with three vehicles. Other sites had cars parked all over the road. This is a nice park and will return again. The price is the senior discount. We camped at JP Coleman State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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jjenkins58

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $21.00
Overall Rating:      

A great place to stay on Pickwick Lake. Well maintained. Staff is friendly and helpful. Campground offers sewer, water and 20, 30, 50 amp electricity. Some sites are small due to the fact that this is an older state park; however, most but not all of the sites will accommodate my 40' 5th wheel. Had problems with my Verizon reception and had to go to the office to make calls. Will definitely stay here again. We camped at JP Coleman State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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HaveDieselWillTravel

Review Count: 21
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $14.00
Overall Rating:      

Fun park to visit. Drive way was steep and site actually too small. We called and talked to a staff person and we were told that the site was large enough for our rig. We camped at JP Coleman State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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ARE EN

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: April, 2012 - $20.00
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This is a lovely campground. Our site was a "pull through" but basically we were just parked on the side of the road. Didn't matter. If I'd known what the campground was like, I'd have reserved a better spot much sooner. Some of the spots are very uneven. Our picnic table was in the woods which was nice. There is a lot to do here - fishing, boating, nice for bike riding, great birding. I'd come back here again. We camped at JP Coleman State Park in a Motorhome.

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jwindham

Review Count: 35
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: July, 2011 - $20.00
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We reserved site 61 site unseen. It was difficult to get a 33 foot trailer into. Access was backing uphill on a narrow road with washout on edge into a pad at nearly a right angle. We could not level the trailer on this pad. The Pad was asphalt but not level. The online reservation service warns the site had moderate slope. There were two dead trees on the camp site which appeared to have been dead several years. They should have been removed for safety. We will be back to this park, just not to site 61. This is a popular park. It filled up over the weekend. It is on Pickwick Lake which is excellent for boating and fishing. We camped at JP Coleman State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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high country

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: November, 2010 - $18.00
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Great campground right on the Tennessee river. This is my 3rd time to stay at this park. The sites are pretty level and have great power, water, and sewer. Check in is always easy with nice staff. I stayed a week here and will be back when lake season starts up again. Views are also nice from most spots. I have used sites 20, 19, and 17. We camped at JP Coleman State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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exsailor81

Review Count: 19
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2009 - $18.00
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This is a great campground for boaters! Most sites are either waterfront or very close. Many boat owners have their boats docked right at their site (noise). Sites are very close together and maneuvering anything over 30ft is a challenge. It is like apartment dwelling in campers. Too bad because the river and lake are great! We camped at JP Coleman State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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scfulltimer

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2008 - $22.00
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JP Coleman State Park is located in the far northeast corner of Mississippi on Lake Pickwick. It is a lovely park that is narrow, but long beside the shores of the lake. Private homes sit right next to the park boundaries, but do not detract from its natural beauty. It is about 20 minutes north of Luka, MS, and 35 to 45 minutes south of the Shiloh Battlefield National Park, which was the reason we stopped at this campground. Full hook-ups are available including both 30 and 50 amp service. The internal roads are asphalt and the pads are cement. The roads are a bit narrow and go up and down the rolling hills of the park. We maneuvered in ok with a 40’ motorhome pulling our car. However we barely made it out due to some narrow sharp turns. Next time I will wait until we reach the exit area before I hook up the tow car. Our pad (39) was right beside the lake and was long enough for the motorhome with parking beside the pad for the car. Some of the sites would have been too short. Some next to the lake are close together. This would be a great destination park for fishermen. There was a boat ramp in the campground and several camper’s boats were tied up along the bank. A fish cleaning station was located near the boat ramp. Laundry facilities were available at the campground, a real convenience for fulltimers. There were 2 washers and 2 dryers. The office only had a few available in change. We would definitely camp here again and wish we had more time to stay on our first visit. We camped at JP Coleman State Park in a Motorhome.

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jmaddox

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2008 - $18.00
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This is one of our favorite campgrounds- spacious sites with great views of the Tennessee River (technically, Picwick Lake). The restrooms (particularly in the new section) are very clean and modern. We will definitely stay here again. We camped at JP Coleman State Park in a Tent Trailer.

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mpgris

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2007 - $16.00
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We enjoyed our stay here. All sites are near the water, even if they are not on the water. Good campground for boaters. Pool and restaurant/lodge area looked good from outside, however we did not use either one. Our site had a covered pavilion behind it with 4 picnic tables under it with electrical outlets, which was very nice for four families camping together at mealtime. Sites are pretty close together. We did not use the restroom or showers. We camped at JP Coleman State Park in a Motorhome.

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camperfromTN

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2007 - $18.00
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We camped here July 2007. We stayed a little over a week. You do NOT want campsite #69, #68, or #67, unless you are staying in a tent. These sites are not only on a hill but slanted. We were afraid that our travel trailer was going to fall over. We immediately moved to another campsite. This park is beautiful. There are also boating slips to rent if you are bringing along a boat. Most campsites from 25-69 view the water in some way. Bathrooms were air-conditioned. We camped at JP Coleman State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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User294

Review Count: 28
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2007 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

We had a spectacular view of the lake from our campsite and plenty of shade trees to cool the site. The bathhouse was clean and had both AC and fans to keep it comfortable in the summer heat. Two criticisms: There was a lot of litter along the lake shore everywhere we walked, which detracted from its scenic beauty. Also, the park has a pool but charges $5.00 per adult camper. The pool is free to people who rent cabins however. We camped at JP Coleman State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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bcatwork67

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2007 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

Our family has stayed at this campground on several occasions in the past and really enjoyed it. This particular time we were located on site 63, near the top of the camping area. We enjoyed our stay once again. This time however we found in this area the camp sites to be very unlevel, and our particular site was without a grill. This site does provide full hookup including sewage dumping facilities as well. We also noticed that the pads which were black topped, looked to be fairly new, but already were falling apart. An email was sent to the state wildlife fisheries and parks about these challenges and had an immediate and positive response from them. We will continue to stay with these folks from time to time. We really do enjoy the beauty of this area. We camped at JP Coleman State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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fulltimermom

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: January, 2007 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a larger park with friendly, accommodating staff. Cabin rentals are available. Bathrooms were large, clean but a little dated. One pull-thru available (site 23) but back-ins are easily navigated among sites 10-24. Sites 25-69 are a little tight for larger rigs. Nightly rate lower with senior discounts. Reserved a week - stayed two. The lake is beautiful. Would definitely stay here again. We camped at JP Coleman State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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