Wallace Creek Day Use Area

Enid Lake

Wallace Creek is a quiet, family-oriented campground situated along the banks of Enid Lake in the forests of northern Mississippi. Picnic shelter is located at boat ramp for family gathering.

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Wallace Creek Recreation areaoffers 101 campsites, along with one large group picnic shelters. Modern amenities includes full hookups and flush toilets. Playgrounds and interpretive trail offer additional recreation opportunities.   Picnic sites and large picnic shelter complete with grills and picnic tables make the area perfect for large 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 the millions of annual visitors to enjoy. An additional 44,000 acres of thick, green forests surround the lake, offering 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. Hiking trails wind along the lakeshore and throughout the surrounding landscape, offering hiking, biking and horseback riding opportunities. Boating is a popular pastime on the lake, and boat ramps are provided at the campground.

Contact Information


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


34 County Road 192 Enid MS 38927

Phone Number

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

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Driving Directions

From U.S. Interstate 55, take exit 233 and head east on County Road 36. After about 2.5 miles follow the signs to the campground or to boat ramp where picnic shelter is located.

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