$10 / night

Established Camping

Long Branch

2 Reviews

Closed For the Season

This campground is closed for the season from November 1, 2023 through April 14, 2024.

About

US Army Corps of Engineers

Sam Rayburn Reservoir

Overview

Long Branch Campgroundis located on the south side of Enid Lake. This campground is designed for individuals to camp without utilities. The campground features fourteen campsites with no hook-ups. A comfort station, playground, five picnic sites, a beach and a boat ramp are located in this area. This area is popular among individuals that enjoy a quite camping experience. It is a quiet, family oriented campground situated along the banks of Enid Lake in forests of northern Mississippi.

Recreation

Enid Lake offers access to the lake for boating, fishing, and designated swimming areas.__ Enid Lake has been recognized as one of America's Top 10 Fishing Spots, with white crappie, bass and catfish available in abundance. The lake is the home of the world record white crappie, which weighed an impressive 5 pounds, 3 ounces. Fishing tournaments are held annually at the lake. Boating is a popular pastime on the lake, and boat ramp is provided at the campground.

Facilities

This family friendly campground has 14 campsites, each with charcoal grill, picnic table, lantern holder, and fire ring. An accessible comfort station with flush toilets is located in the middle of the campground. Other amenities in the campground include: playground, beach and boat ramp.

Natural Features

Enid Lake is part of a dam project on the Yocona River. The dam creates almost 16,000 acres of water for millions of annual visitors to enjoy. An additional 44,000 acres of thick, green forests surrounding the lake offer countless recreational opportunities for campers, equestrians, hikers and more. Some sites ofter a view of the lake. The surrounding woods provide habitat for squirrels, raccoons, chipmunks, deer, butterflies, and variety of birds.

Nearby Attractions

The nearby towns of Water Valley and Batesville, Mississippi offers shopping, hotels, restaurants and emergency care facilities if needed. Memphis, Tennessee, approximately 60 miles, offers tours of Graceland, Elvis Presley home. His birthplace is located in nearby Tupelo, Mississippi.

contact_info

For facility specific information, please call (662) 563-4571.

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Features

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  • Drinking Water
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  • Fires

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Jennifer R.
Reviewed Oct. 27, 2020

Peaceful

This campground is beautiful.  Right below the dam.  Great for kayaking.  Seems to be set up for older campers.  They wouldn't let my  10 year old son ride his scooter on the road because it was battery operated.

Month of VisitAugust
Amanda  F.
Reviewed Jul. 11, 2016

Primitive

Primitive camping only but it's one of my favorite places to visit.

Location

Long Branch is located in Mississippi

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Directions

Take Exit 227 off of U.S. Interstate 55 Highway toward Water Valley, MS. Go east on Mississippi Highway 32 for 3.5 miles. Turn left onto County Road 26 in Long Branch Recreation Area.

Coordinates

34.126564 N
89.844471 W

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