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Lakes in Mississippi, United States



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Aliceville Reservoir, sometimes called Pickensville Lake, is an 8,300-acre reservoir with public bank / boat access areas, modern and primitive campgrounds, and many day-use facilities. This lake has an excellent tailwater fishery for catfish, crappie, bass, and drum. Bluegill and redear sunfish are very abundant. Aliceville reservoir is formed ...
        Area: 8,300 Acres

Arkabutla Lake is located on the Coldwater River in the U.S. state of Mississippi. The lake is owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The lake is a prime spot for recreation with an annual visitation of over 2 million people. There are 37,700 acres of land surrounding the lake which are open to the public for hunting. ...
        Area: 5,100 Acres

Enid Lake and the surrounding land, managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, provides multiple premiere campsites and opportunities for boating, hiking, swimming, picnicking, fishing, horseback riding, and wildlife and wildflower viewing. Enid Lake is part of the Yazoo Headwater Project, a comprehensive flood control solution designed to addres...
    Full Pool: 250.0 MSL     Area: 15,000 Acres      Printed Enid Lake Map

Grenada Lake is a reservoir on the Yalobusha River Mississippi. The lake was constructed and is owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The lake was originally constructed to help control flooding along the Yazoo River Basin. Grenada Lake has attracted a number of visitors to it's shore. Visitors enjoy water-based and other outdoor recreational...
    Full Pool: 215.0 MSL     Area: 35,820 Acres      Printed Grenada Lake Map

Pickwick Lake has often been called the best trophy smallmouth fishery in the country. This is due in large part to the numerous beneficial conditions of the river system and its location. The lake is situated at the southern boundary of habitable climate for smallmouth. This southern location allows for a longer growing year, which produces lar...
    Full Pool: 414.0 MSL     Area: 43,100 Acres      Printed Pickwick Lake Map

The Ross Barnett Reservoir is an impoundment of the Pearl River located in Mississippi. The lake serves as the state's largest drinking water resource, and is managed by the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District. The western shore of the lake is bounded by the historic Natchez Trace Parkway. The lake was named for Ross R. Barnett, the 52nd Gover...
    Full Pool: 297.5 MSL     Area: 33,000 Acres      Printed Ross Barnett Reservoir Map

Sardis Lake is located on the Little Tallahatchie River. The dam site is southeast of the town of Sardis, Mississippi. The dam was built originally for flood control, but serves as a recreational destination, as well. The annual visitation is approximately 5 million people. The lake is highly popular with anglers and has an abundant supply of bass ...
    Full Pool: 260.0 MSL     Area: 31,400 Acres      Printed Sardis Lake Map

 
OTHER LAKES IN MISSISSIPPI (alphabetical)
Lake Name Full Pool *
(MSL) **
Acres River Map
Aberdeen
Bay Springs Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway
Black Creek
Bogue Homa 882
Columbus Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway
Davis
Horn 1,200 Mississippi River
Okatibbee 344.0 3,800
Okhissa 1,000
Weaver Creek Cutoff Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway
* Full Pool - Highest normal summer pool level before flood stage
** MSL - Mean (average) feet above sea level

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State Population: 2,994,079
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