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Chewalla Lake Recreation Area

12 Reviews

Closed For the Season

This campground is closed for the season from November 17, 2023 through April 1, 2024.


National Forest


Chewalla Lake Recreation Area is located in the Holly Springs Ranger District in northern Mississippi. Visitors enjoy swimming and relaxing on the sandy beach on the lake shore, as well as canoeing, kayaking and fishing.


Chewalla Lake covers 260 acres and is a…

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Shelter GS1 costs: $40 if less than 50 people. $80 if more than 50 people.
Each vehicle using the rented pavilion is required to pay the day use fee of $5, this includes the renter of the pavilion.

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  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

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  • Sanitary Dump
  • Water Hookups
  • 30 Amp Hookups
  • Big Rig Friendly

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12 Reviews

Teresa T.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2024

A lot has changed since some of these reviews

This seems a very typical NFS campground. Lots of spots some with electric and water and a number which are primitive. It is rustic. The electric service has an open ground situation so my camper wouldn't take it which was fine but a lot of the year could be an issue. There are bathrooms and…

Month of VisitFebruary
Makk H.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2023

Open in 2023

Quiet, peaceful and cheap. No shower or bathroom facilities. Water has plenty of pressure, and runs clear after a few seconds. Surprisingly nice weather and no mosquitoes or gnats. Free firewood, and portajons on-site

Month of VisitOctober
SThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2021


Due to vandalism, the park is closed until further notice. However, it does seem rather run down and doesn’t look like it’s been used in the last couple of years that much. Too bad.

Month of VisitAugust


Chewalla Lake Recreation Area is located in Mississippi

Detail location of campground


In Holly Springs, Mississippi at the intersection of State Routes 4 and 7, take Route 4 east 1.4 miles to the Chewalla Lake sign. At the sign, bear right and go 5.7 miles to the Chewalla Lake Recreation Area sign (Forest Route 611/Chewalla Lake Road). Turn left at the sign and go 1.3 miles to the campground. Physical address is 726 Chewalla Lake Rd, Holly Springs MS, 38659.


726 Chewalla Lake Road
Holly Springs, MS 38635


34.73277734 N
89.3397224 W

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