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Camping and Lodging Information

Hugh White State Park

Primitive Camping – 12 tent camping sites are located on a secluded bluff overlooking Grenada Lake, offering an unspoiled, panoramic view of the water.

Developed Camping – 173 RV campsites are located at the Outlet Channel below the Grenada Lake Dam. Each site features water and electrical hook-ups, picnic tables and grills. Hot showers are available in four bath houses, and a central sewage dumping station and coin-operated laundry are located in the developed camping area.

Group Camping – Carver Point, located across Grenada Lake from the main park area, accommodates groups of up to 35. Housing is available in air-conditioned dormitory featuring separate counselor’s quarters. Four fully equipped. kitchenettes enable campers to prepare their own meals. Carver Point offers a meeting room accommodating 40 and a playground.

Cabins – Hugh White features 10 duplex vacation cabins perched on a bluff overlooking Grenada Lake. Each of the 20 air-conditioned units is equipped with bed and bath linens and basic kitchen equipment. Cabins with screened porches and fireplaces are also available. Cabin guests also have access to a swimming pool. 662-226-4934.

North Abutment Campground Ext. – Campground features include 88 sites, 18 of which are pull-through. All sites have water and electrical hook-ups as well as picnic tables and grills. The shower house and restroom can be found on the northwest side of the campgrounds, and the amphitheater is on the south side overlooking the Grenada Lake.

Campground fees are $14 each night and offer a 50% discount to Golden Age/Access Passport holders. For more details call 662-226-1679.


Chocchuma Fitness Trail is located at the North Abutment of Grenada Lake situated near the Dam Central Recreation Area. The one-mile trail, consisting of a scenic walk with semi-flat terrain, requires some physical exertion and is part of a sports complex comprised of courts, fields, picnic shelters and playgrounds.

Haserway Wetland Management Area Nature Trail is located about halfway down the dam on Grenada Lake. The entire area below the dam is being managed for all types of wildlife from bluebirds and quail to whitetail deer.

Lost Bluff Hiking Trail is a two-mile trail leading you through all kinds of terrain from easy to extremely strenuous. Rest stops are provided along the way at scenic overlooks of the river. Old River Run Nature Trail is a one-mile trail located on the southside of the spillway near the playground area. This scenic trail overlooks the river. 662-226-5911.

Chakchiuma Swamp – There are two trails that lead through rare plants and flowers plus many breeds of wildlife to observe.


Perry Creek Golf and Racquet Club is one of the premier courses in North Mississippi, playing host to many local and regional tournaments for men and women. Tall pines, rolling hills, water and sand make this course fun, challenging and beautiful. Call ahead for tee times at 662-226-6411.

The Dogwoods Golf Course at Hugh White State Park is the third stop on the Magnolia Trace Golf Trail and is nationally ranked. This 18-hole championship golf course includes conference and banquet facilities and is located six miles east of Grenada in the Piney Woods area of Hugh White State Park on Grenada Lake. 662-226-4123.

Hunting and Fishing

Grenada Lake has a total of 92,000 acres, 36,000 acres of that is in the lake. There is an excellent stock of crappie, bass, bream and catfish that provide excellent fishing. The remaining acres are partly available for hunting. Call 662-226-5911 for information on seasons and locations for hunting.

Malmaison WMA includes 9,483 acres and is home for white tail deer, wild turkeys and squirrels which gives outstanding opportunities for hunting. The Yalobusha river, Oxbow lakes and swamp areas which contain catfish, bass and bream give excellent fishing . Enjoy the two mile hiking trail. Call 662-453-5409 for additional information.

Canoeing – Kayaking

Yalobusha River Paddling Trail – The 52 mile Yalobusha River Trail begins in downtown Grenada and ends in downtown Greenwood in four sections. It meanders through the loess bluffs covered in ferns and vines through the lush bottomland forest of Malmaison Wildlife management area, past the swampy sloughs and crop lands of the Yazoo River basin and into the heart of the Delta, Greenwood.The native american name of the river is thought to mean “tadpole place”.