North Abutment Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

North Abutment Campground is located approximately 5 miles from the City of Grenada at the north end of Grenada Dam. The campground is on the north shore of Grenada Lake and many campsites are near the water from May through August. Grenada Lake is a flood control reservoir and the water level is dropped during the winter for spring water storage. The shoreline could be as far as one mile from the campground during the winter months.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Restroom
  • Amphitheater
  • Bbq Grills
  • Boat Launch
  • Boating
  • Campground Host
  • Comfort Station
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hook Ups
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Grills
  • Hot Showers
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Lake
  • Lake Front Sites
  • Parking
  • Paved Accessible Site
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Pressurized Water
  • Restroom
  • Scenery
  • Showers
  • Site Pads
  • Table
Within 10 Miles
  • Accessible Boat Ramp
  • Accessible Hiking Trails
  • Accessible Ramps
  • Bait
  • Banking Services
  • Baseball Field
  • Basketball
  • Beach
  • Boat Ramp
  • Convenience Store
  • Covered Group Structure
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Fishing
  • Fittness Trail
  • Gatehouse
  • Gift/Souvenir Shop
  • Golf
  • Grocery
  • Group Grill
  • Group Picnic Shelters
  • High Water Launch Ramp
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Historic Sites
  • Hospital
  • Hunting
  • Information Center
  • Jet Skiing
  • Laundry
  • Medical Facility
  • Multi Lane Boat Ramp
  • Nature Trails
  • Pavilion
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Tables
  • Play Field
  • Playground
  • Post Office
  • Propane & Cooking Stove
  • Public Marina
  • Restaurants
  • River Access
  • Sand Swimming Beach
  • Sightseeing
  • Skiing
  • Soccer Fields
  • Softball Fields
  • Swimming
  • Tennis Courts
  • Visitor Center
  • Water Drinking
  • Water Fountains
  • Water Skiing


Peak Season
Jan 01 2010 -
Dec 31 2010
Peak Season
Jan 01 2011 -
Dec 31 2011

Alerts and Important Information Length of Stay Policy: 1. Title 36, Part 327.7, requires written permission (extension) to camp for a period longer than 14 days. 2. North Abutment campgrounds allows for one extension for a total of 28 days (1 May - 30 September). At the end of this 28-day stay, the camper and/or equipment must move to another campground, but may return to North Abutment after 14 days. 3. During Peak Season the number of extensions available is 1 day, maximum days stay is 28 days, and cost per day to camp is $18. During Non-Peak Season, the number of extensions available is 2 days, maximum days stay is 42 days, and cost per day to camp is $18. There are no extensions available during holidays. 4. Major Summer Holidays - Extensions will not be granted during a major summer holiday weekend. Extension requests that include all or part of a holiday weekend may be approved for less than 14 days or denied entirely. 5. Equipment Removal and Relocation - All camping equipment shall be removed from the campground at the conclusion of the final extension. At this point the camper may elect to reserve a site at another campground on the project and place this equipment at that site. After the camping equipment is removed at the conclusion of a final extension, it may not be returned to that campground for 14 days. The unauthorized placement of camping equipment or other items on a campsite and/or personal appearance at a campsite without daily occupancy for the purpose of reserving that campsite for future occupancy is prohibited. 6. Approval and Denial of Extensions - Approval of an extension is based upon the camper's compliance with Title 36 Rules and Regulations, Project Policies, and State/local laws. Receipt of a written warning or citation from a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger will result in an automatic denial of extension request. Camper must apply for an extension in advance of the 14th day of camping. An extension will not be granted if the request is submitted after 14 days of continuous occupancy at one site. Once an extension is denied for any of the above reasons, the camper may not camp at the project for 14 days. 7.National Recreation Reservation System (NRRS - - General rules governing camping are provided on the web at Getting There: North Abutment (MS) P.O. BOX 903 Grenada MS 38902 GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude): 33.84694, -89.77444 From I-55, take the Grenada exit on highway 8 east through the City of Grenada for approximately three miles then turn left on Scenic Loop 333. Follow Scenic Loop 333 across the dam and take the second road to the right at the North end of the Dam.. Go past the primitive campground to the class A campground. View Regional Map

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 17 2010 to Dec 14 2010
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: North Abutment
Campground Phone: 662-226-5911
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
Location: Grenada, MS
Phone: 662-226-5911

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More About North Abutment Campground

North Abutment is a campground located in Grenada, 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 -89.77444 latitude, and -89.77444 longitude into your GPS device.

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