Located on 260-acre Chewalla Lake in Holly Springs National Forest. North Mississippi's premier setting for family fun and fishing, new restrooms, warm water showers, large trees, flowering shrubs, 40 picnic areas, large picnic pavilion, electrical/water hookups, scenic overlook on the lake, fishing, hiking, nature watch, game court, swim area, some campsites nestled in the woods, tour nearby historic Holly Springs and Oxford (home of "Ole Miss" and William Faulkner) CAMPING: Activity area, bath house, boat ramp, canoeing/tubing, fishing, nature trail, picnic area, and swimming. HIKING: Trail network around beautiful Chewalla Lake, the largest reservoir in the 147,000 acre Holly Springs National Forest; fully developed recreational area, beach, swimming, and campsites with RV hookups.
Located on the north side of beautiful Enid Lake.
264 County Rd. 30
Enid, MS 38927
Sites: 15 tent sites, 36 RV sites (paved), 11 pull-thrus (80'), 25 back-ins (50'), hook-ups (51W, 51E), 30/50 amps, shaded spots, dump station, handicap accessible, pet restrictions
Facilities: Restrooms, showers
Recreation: Swimming, fishing, boating, interpretive nature tours, hiking trails
A system of three birding trails around Choctaw Lake as follows: Lakeside Trail - 1.2 miles of mixed pine-hardwood forest and lakeside; many species of woodland birds and large wading birds; Chata-Cabin Lake Trail - 1.5 mile trail through hilly, mixed-hardwood forest to and alongside Cabin Lake; interesting assortment of breeding songbirds; Noxubee Hills/Beaverlodge Trail - 1.6 miles trail through a variety of excellent woodland habitats of pine, mixed upland, and bottomland hardwood (some hilly), along creeks, small beaver ponds, providing excellent opportunity for viewing many species; birding brochure listing species and map available in Forest Service Office
Tombigbee National Forest, Hwy 15 South
Ackerman, MS 39735
Located on 100-acre lake featuring boating with boat ramps and courtesy docks, fishing from boat or shore, rod and reel distance from shoreline, hiking and camping.
Forest Service 967 or Hwy 15 South
Ackerman, MS 39725
Sites: Tent sites, 20 RV sites (paved, back-ins - 35'), hook-up(s) (20W, 20E), 30 amps, dump station, handicapped accessible. Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance. During peak season (May 1- Sept. 15) campsites 1-12 are available on a first-come first-serve basis and campsites 13-21 are open for reservations. All sites are reservable during holiday days w/ a 3 day minimum. Visit www.recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777 to make reservations.
Facilities: Restrooms, showers
Recreation: Choctaw Lake has an active fish management program and scenic hiking trails - Headwaters Trail, Cabin Lake Trail, Chatta Trail, Lake Trail and Noxubee Hills Biking Trail
Coldwater River Nature Trail System; scenic 6-mile trail network includes .3-mile Big Oak Interpretive Trail, .5-mile Swinging Bridge (Beaver Pond) Nature Trail, designated natural area; large bald cypress, oaks, beech, 100-year old honey locust trees; marked trails, 2-mile loop-white diamonds; 3-mile loop-yellow diamonds; 5-mile loop-orange diamonds; 3 and 5-mile loops are most interesting; activity area, bath house and boat ramp; 234 developed camping sites, 60 primitive camping sites, fishing, nature trail, picnic area, sailing, skiing and swimming; RV dump station.
3905 Arkabutla Dam Rd.
Coldwater, MS 38618
9,000 acre prime freshwater fishing lake offering Class A camping facilities, water sports, hiking, wildlife viewing, picnicking, and all outdoor recreation on the Tenn-Tom Waterway.
West of Columbus; North to Aberdeen, MS
3606 West Plymouth Rd.
Columbus, MS 39702
Phone: 662.329.1191 or 662.327.2142
www.columbus-ms.org or tenntom.sam.usace.army.mil
Boat marina located just above the Stennis Lock and only 4 miles from downtown; laundry, boat launch, restroom & shower, fuel dock, gas and diesel; biking, picnic area, boating, and activity area.
3249 Wilkins-Wise Rd.
Columbus, MS 39705
Located adjacent to the 200-acre Davis Lake. Early spring and late fall are the best times to visit this area, which is located within the Tombigbee National Forest and the Chickasaw Wildlife Management Area. This area is a secluded, serene location for wildlife viewing. Numerous species of songbirds can be viewed in the camping area and surrounding woodlands, during October, November, April - migrating ospreys and bald eagles.
This 597-acre area of bottomland hardwood and cypress-tupelo gum sloughs hosts a myriad of wildlife and plant species. From dusk to dawn, you may encounter a rooting armadillo, a cottontail or swamp rabbit, gray and red foxes, muskrats or beavers. Both resident and neotropical birds are guaranteed to entertain you with their songs. Hiking, boating, canoeing and bicycling are some of the best ways to view wildlife.
Located next to Columbus Lake on the Tenn-Tom Waterway. The campground provides convenient access to the waterway.
7934 Barton Ferry Rd.
Columbus, MS 39701
Phone: 662.434.6939 x290
Sites: 10 tent sites, 100 RV sites (paved), 2 pull-thrus (75 ft'), 98 back-ins (80'), 25 full hook-ups (75W, 75E), 20/30/50 amps, shaded spots, dump station, handicap accessible, pet restrictions
Facilities: Restrooms, showers, laundry, covered picnic tables
Recreation: Fishing, boating, horseshoes, wildlife viewing, hiking trails, biking trails, water sprayground, playgrounds, game courts
Freshwater fishing; Paden to Pickwick Lake at Pickwick Lake
47,500 acre world class, scenic freshwater lake on Tennessee River. 496 miles of shoreline; great small-mouth bass fishing, outstanding boating, cabins, motel, and camping at J.P. Coleman State Park; all outdoor recreation activities.
Northeast corner of Mississippi
Details: 915 Acres