Dewayne Hayes Campground and Camping

Fishing Hot Spots near Dewayne Hayes Campground

  "Large mouth bass..." Richardson Lake

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About the Campground

Dewayne Hayes Campground is located on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. Dewayne Hayes Campground has 100 sites with electric and water hookups and 10 primitive sites. DeWayne Hayes is located immediately next to Columbus Lake on the Tenn-Tom Waterway. The campground provides convenient access to the waterway. There is ample opportunity for one to go fishing, boating, or just spend the day sightseeing along the banks of the river. If one is interested in antique stores, historic sights, and such just visit Columbus, Mississippi next door. For more information about DeWayne Hayes Campground and the Tenn-Tom Waterway feel free to visit us at

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Restroom
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Comfort Station
  • Dump Station
  • Fire Rings with grills
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Fishing
  • Fishing River
  • Flush Toilet
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice
  • Information Center
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Interpretive Trail
  • Interpretive Walks, Guide
  • Laundry
  • Parking
  • Pavilion
  • Pedestal Grill
  • Photography
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Playground
  • Potable Water
  • Primitive Camping
  • Showers
  • Sightseeing
  • Stargazing
  • Sunbathing
  • Telephone
  • Walking
  • Water Sport Theme Park
  • Wildlife Viewing


Peak Season
Mar 01 2010 -
Oct 31 2010
WALK TO $10.00
Walk In Season
Nov 01 2010 -
Feb 28 2011
WALK TO $10.00
Peak Season
Mar 01 2011 -
Oct 31 2011
WALK TO $10.00

Alerts and Important Information open all year. Fees range from $16-$20 per night. . Reservations must be made at least 4 Campground days in advance with a 2 night minimum on weekends and 3 night minimum on holidays.. Reservations are taken 1 March thru 31 October and our Walk-In Season (No Reservations Needed) is 1 November through February 28.. Campground gates open from 6AM-10PM.. Visitor hours are 6AM-9PM.. A fee of $3/day fee for extra vehicle (3rd/4th) .. Pets are not allowed in the restrooms and must be kept on a leash under 6 feet in length.. Extinguish fires and deposit all garbage in trash compactor near the dump station when leaving.. We do not provide key or combinations for entrance into the campground after 10 PM, however, we do provide an emergency exit. . Registered campers are responsible for securing their campsite and personal property.. For more information please call the Waterway Management Center at (662) 327-2142..

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 18 2010 to Dec 14 2010
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Dewayne Hayes
Campground Phone: 662-434-6939
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777

Columbus, MS

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More About Dewayne Hayes Campground

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

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -88.47139 latitude, and -88.47139 longitude into your GPS device.

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