Choctaw Lake Recreation Area offers a range of outdoor opportunities such as picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, and bicycling. Facilities include picnic sites, 3 picnic pavilions, a swimming area, 2 bath houses with showers and flush toilets, 2 boat ramps, an accessible fishing pier, and a 3-mile hiking trail. The north trailhead for the Noxubee Hills Trail is also located within the recreation area. The recreation area is open to Day Use visitors from 6AM to 10PM.
For more information please visit the Choctaw Lake Recreation Area webpage on the National Forests in Mississippi website.
A map of Choctaw Lake Recreation Area is also available.
Passes are valid for use of recreation facilities at Choctaw Lake Recreation Area. A pass admits the passholder and accompanying passengers of a single, private (non-commercial) vehicle.
If purchasing your Day Pass on-site, no printed copy of the pass will be available. Instead, your license plate number and the pass stored on your device will be used to confirm compliance. If you purchase a pass in advance, a printed copy of the pass is recommended for your vehicle dashboard.
The pass is valid until the end of the day of the date listed on the pass, and only for the date and vehicle specified for this pass. Passes are non-transferrable between operators, non-refundable, not replaceable if lost or stolen, and are void if altered or reproduced.
Choctaw Lake Recreation Area is open to Day Use visitors from 6AM to 10PM.
A map of Choctaw Lake Recreation Area is available.
The following is prohibited at Choctaw Lake Recreation Area: