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Davis Lake, Campground & Recreational Area

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.
Davis Lake Rd.
Ackerman, MS 39735
Phone: 662.285.3265
Fax: 662.285.3608
Toll-Free: 877.444.6777
www.recreation.gov
Sites: Tent sites, 24 RV sites (gravel), 1 pull thru (40'), shaded spots, dump station, handicapped accessible, pet restrictions; during peak season (May 1-Sept. 15) campsites 2, 4, 5, 7, 10, and 18-25 are available on a first come — first serve basis and remaining sites are open for reservation through www.recreation.gov
Facilities: Restrooms, showers
Recreation: Kids fishing day in late May; swimming, fishing, boating, hiking trails

 

Dellinger Fish Farm

Catfish farm open to the public for fishing. Also carry a full line of seafood.
50 County Rd. 738
Corinth, MS 38834
Phone: 662.287.6422
Details: 40 Acres
Fee: $5.00 per person per day. First 5 pounds free, any additional is $1.50 per pound per person.
 

Dewayne Hayes Campground & Recreation Area

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
Fax: 662.328.8766
Toll-Free: 877.444.6777
www.reserveusa.com
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
 

DeWayne Hayes Mountain Biking Trail

Mountain biking in 597-acre area with focus on wildlife viewing; located on Columbus Lake section of Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway; trails near cypress — tupelo gum sloughs — birds, turtles, river otters, beavers, squirrels, whitetail deer, wild turkey, armadillo; activity Area, boat launch, fishing, nature trail, picnic area and water playground.
7934 Barton Ferry Rd.
Columbus, MS 39701
Phone: 662.434.6939
tenntom.sam.usace.army.mil
 

Divide Cut

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
Iuka, MS   
Phone: 662.423.6515
Details: 915 Acres
 

Divide Section Wildlife Management Area

From the intersection of Hwy 72 and Hwy 25 in Iuka, go South on Hwy 25 and go 4.4 miles to the Midway Community. Turn West on Hwy 364 and go 4.0 miles to the Divide Section WMA. Headquarters on the right.
Iuka, MS   
Phone: 662.423.1455
www.mdwfp.com/Level2/Wildlife/wma.asp
662.423.1455
Details: 15,337 Acres
 

Dub Patton Campground

Located just north of the Arkabutla Dam
3905 Arkabutla Dam Rd.
Phone: 662.562.6261
Fax: 662.562.8972
Toll-Free: 877.444.6777
www.reserveusa.com
Sites: 11 tent sites, 54 RV sites (paved), 11 gravel, 54 back-ins (40.5'), hookups (65W, 65E), 50 amp, shaded spots, dump station, handicap accessible, pet restrictions
Facilities: Restrooms, showers, picnic facilities and shelters, playgrounds
Recreation: Swimming, fishing, boating, wildlife viewing, hiking trails, biking trails; Arkabutla Lake and Cold River, Swinging Bridge Nature Trail, Big Oak Nature Trail; 3 developed sand beaches which are open to the public
 

Eastport Marina-Pickwick Lake

Eastport Marina is a family oriented marina, cabin rental, boat rental retreat with all services for family fun and vacation.
Located on the Tennessee River at mile marker 225 at Bear Creek on Pickwick Lake
Iuka, MS
Phone: 662.423.6972
www.eastportonpickwick.com
 

Elm Lake Golf Course

Links-style course on open, rolling terrain. Well mounded fairways and greensides. Undulating, Tift Dwarf Bermuda greens. Fair, challenging course for all levels of skill. Par 72
1609 Taylor Thurston Rd.
Columbus, MS 39701
Phone: 662.329.8964
Fax: 662.327.6904
www.elmlakegolfcourse.com
Golf Details: Semi-Private, 18 Holes, Back Yardage: 6341 yards, Back Rating: 71.1, Back Slope: 124, Middle Yardage: 6341 yards, Middle Rating: 73.5, Middle Slope: 120, a PGA Facility, and MGA Member.
 

Elvis Presley Lake

330 acre lake offering some of the finest water-related recreation opportunities around; handicapped access fishing pier, shady shorelines for good bank fishing, boat ramp, 16 camping pads with water/electricity, tent camping, pavilion, and picnic areas with grills; skiing daily, noon to sunset.
Near Northeast edge of Tupelo
Tupelo, MS 38804
Phone: 662.840.5172
 
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