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North of Collins directly on U S Highway 49, is the Okatoma Golf Club.  An 18-hole golf course features bermuda greens and fairways and a gorgeous layout.  New homeowners find sweet quiet and serenity in Oak Hills Subdivision which meanders through the course.

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Grand Paradise Water Park is located near the crossroads of Highways 84 and 49 in Collins. The park opens in May and closes on Labor Day weekend. Phone 601-765-8118

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The pristine Okatoma Creek has been a source of life to families in Covington County. According to Indian lore enthusiasts, Choctaw campsites can be found in parts of Covington County, but are most numerous along the banks of the Okatoma.  Because the Indians lived in close harmony with the land, being careful not to abuse her resources, today we may share in the Okatoma’s recreational offerings and invite friends and tourists from other regions and states to join us.

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Embracing approximately 1,500 acres located deep in the piney woods of Covington County, Mitchell Farms offers a farm life experience at its best.  During the fall season, the farm comes alive with its most popular pumpkin patch and maze.  Take a wagon ride around the farm and pick your own pumpkin from the patch.  You’ll enjoy the animal barn, tiny town, grass maze, gem mining and so much more!  Be sure to mark you calendar for the annual Peanut Festival held the first weekend in October!  With live music, arts and crafts, food vendors and much more, this festival is one you won’t want to miss.  Don’t forget that homegrown peanuts are available on the farm from late August through mid-November.  Call for availability (601-765-8609).  During the summer months, you can enjoy farm fresh produce including sweet corn and U-Pick peaches!  Please call for availability.  If you’re planning a special event, make sure to check out the Banquet  Barn–a thoroughly modern facility while maintaining the relaxed and rustic beauty of historic Mitchell Farms.  The barn can be used for weddings, receptions, reunions, retreats, company picnics, church groups and other clubs.  Group tours (churches, schools, civic clubs, etc) of the farm are available throughout the year.  Don’t miss a trip to Mitchell Farms!

Westside Park

With plenty of fun for the family, Westside Park boasts playground equipment and basketball courts that are enjoyed by everyone.  The park is located just west of Highway 49 in Collins.

Bettie C. Robertson Memorial Park

From its scenic views of the lake to the athletic fields, walking track and playgrounds, Bettie C. Robertson Memorial Park is the center

of recreational activities in the City of Collins.  Enjoy strolling through the park with its serene views, sounds of children’s laughter and stop off to feed the friendly ducks.  Bettie C. Robertson Memorial Park is one of the gems of Collins.  It’s also the site of the annual Christmas in the Park.  This drive through light display includes beautiful Christmas displays and music piped through the park.

V.O. Smith Courtyard

The V.O. Smith Courtyard, established in 2017, was a vision of the former Mayor V.O. Smith. The park is named in honor of former Mayor Smith who served as Mayor from 1981-2017 and Alderman from 1977-1981. The Courtyard rests in the heart of downtown Collins and is the site of many fun activities such as movie night, singing benefits, Christmas in Collins or just relaxing on a pretty day reading a book, enjoying your lunch or taking pictures.

City of Collins Multi-use Ball Fields

The City of Collins is proud of its multi-use ball fields used for competitions and gatherings for many different organizations, schools and groups.