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Elvis Presley Lake and Campground

off Veterans Blvd., Tupelo, MS
601 841 1304
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Ranked #11 of 14 Attractions in Tupelo
Description: Named in honor of Tupelo's most famous son, this 850-acre scenic park is popular with campers, water skiers, hikers, fishermen and boaters.
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Brunswick, Georgia
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This attraction is closed....rating is only due to the facilities not being available at all. There was storm damage that is being repaired.....so do not plan to visit this campground without checking on its status ahead of time.

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Montgomery, Alabama
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Our first stay in Tupelo, we were very pleased with this park. A rating of very good may be a stretch but certainly above average. I can see where a superintendent with some extra funds could make improvements in the restroom facility but everything worked. I've paid much more for a lot less. We used site 3, the pull-through. It... More

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London, United Kingdom
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269 reviews 269 reviews
32 attraction reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We went on a weekday, before the end of the school holidays and it was empty - no one there. Drove right up the little promontory, down to the pier decking and basked in the sun. Perfectly peaceful and plain gorgeous views over the lake. Only really came up as we wanted to see what was there so to speak... More

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Conroe, Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
32 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Somebody who gets paid to manage this place should grab a trash bag and hit the trail (or hit the bricks and find a new gig)! Nice park but unforgivable site conditions with bottles and cans, butts and paper plates piled in and around the picnic table area of many sites. Nice lake. No swimming?? Fishing pictures looked good. We... More

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Tupelo, MS
1 review
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2011

Nice lake, nice campgrounds, but if you ban swimming at a lake, why bother camping? I mean, whenever we camp we swim, and this is Mississippi where it's hotter than Hades, yet they banned swimming because, they said there were too many people getting drunk and drowning. Really? How stupid is that? We've traveled all over America and this is... More

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