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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good34%
  • Average0%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible25%
Jan 21, 2018
“Just drove through”
Sep 22, 2016
“Wish I had this outside my town”
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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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off Veterans Blvd., Tupelo, MS
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+1 601-841-1304
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

We just drove through looking for camping sites we thought we might want visit in the future. It is not maintained well at all and we decided we would not visit for a weekend stay in the future.

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank Jody S
Reviewed September 22, 2016

A large recreational area, dominated by some magnificent lakes. There is no Elvis centre to the campground - he is reported to have played with his mates around there as a boy. There is a good road in and out. Pull offs for the campers...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank bultaco56
Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

stopped by for the name. We were going to camp for a night but the camp site is full of old RVs and old people living here (I wonder if they ever pay for the RV spot). It seems like the entire camp site is...More

Date of experience: March 2016
4  Thank 志健 溫
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Rebuilt after a tornado flattened the entire landscape. If you've never seen this it's a great opportunity to get an idea of what a tornado can do. Also a pretty place to take kids fishing.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Del368
Reviewed January 11, 2015

Recently re-opened Lake was closed due to April 2014 tornado, but has been restored and improved. Check local fishing license requirements before you 'wet your hook'

Date of experience: April 2014
3  Thank Susan W
Reviewed December 9, 2014

The lake and grounds were very picturesque and although storm damaged it still made for a wonderful afternoon out with the kids! There is ongoing work being carried out but piers are in place and picnic tables so despite cool weather we had a great...More

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank Joeanne M
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.

Date of experience: August 2014
4  Thank CRM52
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....More

Date of experience: January 2014
3  Thank 1OldSailor
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....More

Date of experience: July 2013
3  Thank marksw3960
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...More

Date of experience: June 2012
14  Thank 1BVISailor
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