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  • McLeod Park, MS


    McLeod Park is located in Kiln, MS, near the north end of the runway at Stennis International Airport. It's a just a few miles north of I-10, so it's a convenient stopping point for east-west travelers. Owned by the Pearl River Basin Development District, the park is operated and maintained by Hancock County.


    Date of visit: Jan 2016

    When entering the park, the first thing one sees is the new (2014) park office.

    We had called a day or two before our expected arrival to see if a reservation would be necessary; it was not. There were lots of empty sites. We were assigned site 42 near the river. But it was a bit too shady for us in this cooler weather, so we scoped out some other possibilities.

    Site 58 struck our fancy - out in the open with lots of sun and with the river right behind it. We checked at the office and were told we were free to move there.

    Beginning our tour of the campground, we'll start with site 41, a nice private site at the far end of the campground road.

    In the same area are sites 38-40.

    You can see how close the park is to the approach zone of the airport. There is a fair amount of air traffic in and out.

    Site 39B is on the right, located beside a boat ramp.

    Sites 51-55 all face the river across the road. All the roads in the park appear to have been paved rather recently.

    Site 57 is right beside the river. Behind it on the left is site 56.

    Sites 78 and 79 (a pull-through site)

    Sites 65-71 are located in a cul-de-sac.

    Sites 118, 120, 121, 123 and 125. The fiver is on 118.

    On the left are sites 25-29, while on the right side of the road are sites 135-138.

    Sites 126, 128 and 130 on the left, 127-129, 131 and 132 to the right.

    If you like shade, sites 30-35 might suit you.

    Sites 53-55.

    Looking down the road past sites 42-50.

    Near the public boat ramp are sites 60-61.

    There is a single, small bathhouse near the center of the campground. It could use some work: doors missing from toilet and shower stalls, a missing showerhead and overall rather dirty. The showers were warm, but not what I would call hot.

    There is a large day-use area with picnic pavilions, a basketball court and a disc golf course.

    The younger kids will have fun climbing in the large play area.

    A dual-lane boat ramp lets fisherman easily get their boats into the river. Just beyond the ramp is a fishing pier.


    106 FHU (W/E(50/30/20A)/S) sites

    River sites- $20, Inland sites $18

    $2 discount for 55+

    Showers, Dump station

    Good Verizon 4G coverage


    Fishing, Boating, Swimming, Disc Golf

    Coordinates: 30.384068N, 89.464138W

    Elevation: 17'

    mcleod map