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State parks among the richest treasures of Mississippi

Studies haven’t been conducted of the overall economic impact of Mississippi State Parks. But there are some things that can’t be measured in dollars, and the recreational value of the 28 state parks covering 23,467 acres is one of those. The state’s Web site for the parks, www.mdwpf.gov/parks.asp, says, “Visit any of Mississippi’s 28 state parks and uncover some of ...

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Tunica RiverPark promotes development with eco-tourism

TUNICA — When the new $23-million Tunica RiverPark opens this August, the Tunica area will have a more diverse and appealing tourism product that is expected to attract new visitors, while also enticing people who come to the area primarily to visit casinos to stay a little longer to enjoy the new attraction on the river. “It broadens our appeal,” ...

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