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Puskus Lake

6 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Puskus Lake Recreation Area is a fairly remote area for those who do not like the big crowds and do not need modern conveniences. The visitor will discover a pleasant and quiet environment. This recreation area surrounds a 96 acre lake stocked with largemouth bass and bluegill with occasional…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Tent Cabin


For Campers

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

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Pull-Through Sites


6 Reviews of Puskus Lake

Ratings Breakdown

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Alex B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2022

Secluded beauty close to town

Some sites are over grown and not maintained. One bathroom away from the sites in the "day use" area. Mostly fisherman. The lake has motor oil/ fuel running on the surface. The docks nice, wide with bench seating. Time has been alright to the paths and roads. Lantern poles are available at all the…

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Month of VisitJune
Dexter I.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2021

Nice campground, but might soon be gone

Puskus Lake campground is a nice campground and could be better but parts are starting to hurt from low use.  The forest service is looking at removing the campground due to low use.  On my visit I was the only one their with the exception of two others fishing out on the lake.  Only one of the…

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Month of VisitNovember
david H.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 12, 2021

Peace & quiet

Fun little quick trip to paddle around in kayak, fish & enjoy great meal over grill

Month of VisitOctober


Puskus Lake is located in Mississippi


In Oxford, MS, at intersection of State Rts. 7 and 30, take Rt. 30 east and go 8.8 miles to Puskus Lake Recreation Area sign (Forest Rt. 838). Turn left at sign onto Rt. 838 (gravel) and go 2.5 miles into campground.


34.4380001 N
89.34800067 W

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