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Turkey Fork, MS

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Turkey Fork

The recreation area is nestled in the tall pines around an inviting 240-acre lake. Turkey Fork Lake provides excellent fishing, swimming and boating opportunities. The lake is stocked with catfish, bass...[more]

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Directions

Turkey Fork Recreation Area is located approximately 40 miles from Hattiesburg, 44 miles from Laurel, and 75 miles from Mobile, Alabama.From Hattiesburg, travel east on U.S. Hwy. 42 approximately 21 miles to Richton. From Richton, continue east on Hwy. 42 approximately 12 miles to Sandhill. Follow the signs from Sandhill.From Laurel, travel south on Hwy. 15 approximately 27 miles to Richton. Turn left onto U.S. Hwy 42 and follow the above directions from Richton to Turkey Fork.From Mobile, Alabama, drive approximately 55 miles on U.S. Hwy. 45 North to the MS-AL state lines and travel west on Hwy. 42 for 19 miles to Turkey Fork Road. Turn left (south) and travel two miles to Turkey Fork Recreation Area.

Activities
  • BOATING BOATING
  • CAMPING CAMPING
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • RECREATIONAL VEHICLES RECREATIONAL VEHICLES
  • SWIMMING SWIMMING
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