Flint Creek Water Park opened for business on May 13, 1969.
Flint Creek Water Park is part of the Pat Harrison Waterway District (PHWD). PHWD is a Mississippi State Agency that provides camping, cabins and recreational facilities in Mississippi and is responsible for managing the rivers and their tributaries along the Pascagoula River Basin in Southeastern and East Central Mississippi. In order to effectively accomplish this mission, PHWD focuses on three specific areas; flood control, water management, and recreation. PHWD operates a total of 9 water parks with recreational facilities including cabins, R.V. Camping sites, water slides, boat launches, shelters and lodge halls, nature trails, etc. These water parks are located adjacent to reservoirs and rivers.
Sources: Photo (Brax Batson); http://www.phwd.net/default.asp; http://www.phwd.net/parks/flint%20creek/