South Abutment Recreation Area Campground and Camping

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  "fished the entire lake with a buddy of mine for about 4 hours and caught several bream and a few..." Hornor Neck

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  "Bass fishing is excellent in the mornings and late evening on watermelon and plum colored worms...." Bear Creek Lake

About the Campground

The South Abutment Recreation Area is located approximately five miles north of Arkabutla, MS. The campground is located just south of the Arkabutla Dam. This campground offers 80 campsites and a trailer dump station. The nearby day use area includes one picnic shelter, playground, designated swimming beach, and numerous picnic tables. Visitors enjoy outdoor recreational activities such as camping, fishing, boating, swimming, biking and spending a relaxing day taking in all that nature has to offer. Bring your family to Arkabutla Lake to enjoy the great outdoors.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Campsite
  • Accessible Restroom
  • Designated Swimming Beach
  • Dump Station
  • Flush Toilet
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Playground
  • Potable Water
  • Showers

Fees

Peak Season
Mar 01 2010 -
Oct 31 2010
TENT ONLY ELECTRIC $20.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $18.00-$20.00
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $30.00
Non Peak Season
Nov 01 2010 -
Dec 31 2010
TENT ONLY ELECTRIC $18.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $16.00-$18.00
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $30.00
Non Peak Season
Jan 01 2011 -
Feb 28 2011
TENT ONLY ELECTRIC $18.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $16.00-$18.00
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $30.00
Peak Season
Mar 01 2011 -
Oct 31 2011
TENT ONLY ELECTRIC $20.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $18.00-$20.00
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $30.00

Alerts and Important Information This campground is closed indefinitely due to repairs. When reopened, reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance and the campground will be open year round. Sites are $18-20 per night March 1-Oct 31 and $16-18 per night Nov 1-Feb 28. Check in time is 6pm check out time is 4pm

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 17 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: South Abutment Recreation Area
Campground Phone: 662-562-6261
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
Location: Coldwater (near Hernando), MS
Phone: 662-562-6261

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More About South Abutment Recreation Area Campground

South Abutment Recreation Area is a campground located in Hernando, 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 -90.1325 latitude, and -90.1325 longitude into your GPS device.

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