Chickasaw Hill Day Use Area

Enid Lake

Chickasaw Hill is a quiet, family-oriented campground and day use area situated along the banks of Enid Lake in the forests of northern Mississippi. 

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Chickasaw Hill Recreation area offers 53 campsites, and modern amenities including full hookups and flush toilets. Playgrounds offer additional recreation opportunities. Beach, boat ramp and picnic shelter are located in the day uses area. Picnic sites and a picnic shelter, complete with grills and tables, make the area perfect for groups or family trips.

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Natural Features

Enid Lake is part of a dam project on the Yocona River. The dam creates almost 16,000 acres of water for millions of annual visitors to enjoy. An additional 44,000 acres of thick, green forests surrounding the lake offer countless recreational opportunities for campers, equestrians, hikers and more.

Nearby Attractions

The nearby towns of Water Valley and Batesville, Mississippi offers shopping, hotels, restaurants and emergency care facilities if needed. Memphis, Tennessee, approximately 60 miles, offers tours of Graceland, Elvis Presley home. His birthplace is located in nearby Tupelo, Mississippi. 


Enid Lake has been recognized as one of America's Top 10 Fishing Spots, with white crappie, bass and catfish available in abundance. The lake is the home of the world record white crappie, which weighed an impressive 5 pounds, 3 ounces. Fishing tournaments are held annually at the lake. Boating and swimming are a popular pastime on the lake. Beach and boat ramps are provided in the day use area.

Contact Information


Enid Lake Field Office P.O. Box 10 Enid MS 38927


1773 Chickasaw Hill Road Pope MS 38927

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 662-563-4571

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Driving Directions

From Interstate 55, take exit 233 and head east on County Road 36/Enid Dam Road. At the Enid Lake Field Office turn north onto Chapel Hill Road and continue for 3 miles. Turn east on Pope Water Valley Road, and after 7 miles turn south on Chickasaw Road and continue into the campground or day uses area.

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