Pat'S Bluff Day Use

Sardis Lake

Pat’s Bluff is a recreation area with a pavilion, boat ramp and 15 site campground located on the southern shoreline of Sardis Lake. Conveniently located near I-55, Sardis Lake consistently ranks as one of the top crappie fishing location in the country. The 32,000 reservoir is also a great fishery for bass and catfish and offers many other outdoor activities as well. 

Pat’s Bluff has 15 campsites with water and electric hookups. Flush toilets, showers, and a dump station are available in the campground. The area also offers a group picnic shelter and a boat ramp.

Need to Know

Natural Features

 Sardis Lake’s total area covers 98,000 acres in the rolling hills of North Mississippi. As part of Sardis Lake, Pat’s Bluff is appropriately named because of the sandstone bluff that prominent on the shoreline of Sardis Lake. The Pat’s Bluff Recreation Area is covered in a mixture of hardwood and pine forests that open up for great views of Sardis Lake. 

Nearby Attractions

Pat’s Bluff campground is located off of MS Highway 278. It is a 20-minute drive to the university town of Oxford, MS (Home of Ole Miss) and a 10-minute drive to Batesville, MS. The towns of Sardis and Como are also nearby. 


Pat's Bluff offers access to all the water activities Sardis Lake has to offer. Sardis Lake is known as one as the best crappie fishing lakes in the country. Sailing, skiing, kayaking, and fishing are all popular. Pat's Bluff also offers one group picnic shelter that can hold about 50 people. 

Contact Information


2400 Hwy. 315 Scenic Route Sardis MS 38868

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 662-563-4531

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Interstate 55 take the Hwy. 278 east exit at Batesville, MS. Follow the road approximately 10 miles and take a left onto BlackJack Road. Follow Blackjack Road approximately 3/4 of a mile and turn right onto Sardis Lake Drive. Follow Sardis Lake Drive for approximately 6 miles and the road dead ends straight at Pat's Bluff Recreation Area. The road to the left leads to the picnic shelter and the boat ramp. 

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