Stennis East Bank Day Use (Columbus Lake)

Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway

Stennis East Bank Day Use is situated in Columbus, Mississippi on Columbus Lake along the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway. The area features one shelter at the boat ramp location and three shelters inside the park that can be rented. The area typically is open every day of the year. Stennis East Bank Day Use is wonderful for family gatherings, enjoying the lock and dam, and hanging out with friends.

Each shelter provides water, electricity, and picnic tables for your use (except the two shelters at Waverly Day Use do not have electricity). A park host is available at most of the shelters where they can provide additional information if need be.

Need to Know

Natural Features

Stennis East Bank Day Use area has views of the lock and dam, a good place to see migratory birds, and see people catch large catfish from the piers. A vehicle overlook provides a beautiful view of the sunset in the afternoon.


The Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway offers many recreational opportunities such as hunting, fishing, boating, and swimming. Hunting opportunities can be found on Corps of Engineers land in Mississippi and Alabama, as well as other state managed wildlife management areas along the waterway. Fishing the many varieties of fish on the waterway is a yearlong event, with people fishing along the shoreline or joining in on the many tournaments that are held on the waterway throughout the year. Boating is a popular activity on the waterway and many people enjoy waterskiing, swimming, and other water related activities. Swimming can be enjoyed from your boat or at a designated beach along the waterway.

Contact Information

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 662-245-5500

Rental Options

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