Friday, July 31, 2015
Warfield Point Park
Warfield Point Park, just south of Greenville, Mississippi, provides a wonderful vantage point for viewing the Mighty Mississippi River. The chart on the right on the sign pictured above lists the worst floods in the history of Greenville. Though it came close -very close- the 2011 flood didn't displace the 1927 disaster.
There's an observation tower:
You can climb up the stairs to get a better view:
But the view is also fine on the ground along the boardwalk:
This sign shows you where you are:
There are little tidbits of information on the rope along the riverfront:
I live in Memphis and am used to views of the Big Muddy, but it's always fun to see the differences between places and look at things from a different perspective.