BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Visitors are already enjoying the elevated boardwalk at the new Lighthouse Park in Biloxi, which wraps around a marsh area where native flowers and trees were planted.
The $5 million dollar park should be finished by June 1.
It includes a number of features for children and families, along with a covered pavilion for special events and gatherings.
"We have a pavilion that will seat about 200 people for an event. We also have a playground for children that was made to look natural. It actually looks like it's coming out of a tree stump, the playground equipment. We're going to have picnic tables, benches. Places just to enjoy the scenery," said Biloxi Historical Administrator Bill Raymond.
Plans also include a large parking lot, which will help provide additional spaces for the nearby Biloxi Visitors Center.