Choctaw Lake Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

Day Use and Overnight Camping will be available, but regrettably the Beach and Swimming areas will be closed until further notice for construction Located five miles south of Ackerman, Mississippi, between Cabin Lake and Choctaw Lake. Terrain is hilly. Near Natchez Trace Parkway, Noxubee Wildlife Refuge, and French Camp. All roads and spurs are paved. Facilities provided include restrooms, sanitary dump station, and boat ramps. Campground host is on site. Temperatures are moderate to cool from March to May, and hot and humid from June to August. Cooling from September to November. Mid-summer nights are pleasant temperatures. Popular activities include picnicking, no wake boating, bike trail, hiking, fishing, bird-watching, swimming, and ADA walking trail around the lakes. SITE AVAILABILITY 2010: During peak season from May 1st - Sept 15th Campsites 2-12 are available on a 1st come 1st serve basis and campsites 13-21 are open for reservations. All sites are reservable during following holiday days with a 3 day minimum: May 29th - 31st July 3rd - 5th Aug 20th - 22nd Sept 4th - 6th

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Boat Launch
  • Boat Ramp
  • Fire Rings
  • Restroom
  • Swimming
  • Swimming - Beach


Walk In Season
Jun 01 2010 -
Jul 02 2010
Peak Season
Jul 03 2010 -
Jul 05 2010
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Aug 19 2010
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Aug 22 2010
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Aug 23 2010 -
Sep 03 2010
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Sep 06 2010
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Sep 07 2010 -
Nov 04 2010
Peak Season
May 01 2011 -
Sep 15 2011

Alerts and Important Information New this year: 50 AMP sites. Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance. Pets are allowed in all other areas (other than the beach) but MUST be on a leash at all times. No alcohol; this is a dry county. Quiet hours are 10:00pm to 6:00am. Choctaw Lake is a No-Wake Lake. Fishing limits at Choctaw Lake are as follows: Bass daily limit is 10 per person with no size limit. Bream daily limit is 25 per person with no size limit. Catfish daily limit is 5 per person with no minimum size. Crappie daily limit is 30 per person with no minimum size. We have a full time camp host on site 1. A Forest Service law officer usually patrols the area on weekends and nights and Forest Service employees are around the area in the daytime. County Sheriffs Office will respond if called. "This campground has 12 first-come, first-served campsites" Day Use Parking or Boat Launch is $5.00 per vehicle. There is a dump station located at the front of the park.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 18 2010 to Dec 14 2010
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Choctaw Lake
Campground Phone: 662-285-3264
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
Location: Starkville, MS
Phone: 662-285-3264

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Choctaw Lake is a campground located in Starkville, Mississippi. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

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