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Turkey Fork Rec Area

6 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

The Turkey Fork Recreation Area is nestled in the tall pines around an inviting 240-acre lake. Turkey Fork Lake provides excellent fishing, swimming and boating opportunities. The lake is stocked with catfish, bass, and bluegill. Recreational opportunities at Turkey Fork include fishing, water…

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  • Verizon
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Site Types

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


For Campers

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

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Water Hookups
  • Big Rig Friendly


6 Reviews of Turkey Fork Rec Area

Ratings Breakdown

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Reviewed Aug. 15, 2022

Peaceful and Quiet

This place is a local favorite. Nice and friendly atmosphere. I used to enjoy visiting as a child. Brought my husband and kids for the weekend for their first time. It was so quiet and peaceful. We enjoyed the recreational area all to ourselves. The children enjoyed playing with the perch that…

Month of VisitSeptember
Heather L.
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2020

Awesome spot

Very clean and quiet. Rangers were present at all times but not bugging anyone. I will be back here. There wasn’t a lot of fish biting. Still a great relaxing place.

Alicia L.
Reviewed Sep. 9, 2020

Quiet, Clean and Spacious

We ventured to this campground not knowing what to expect. It did not disappoint! The sites were spaced further apart than many of the other campgrounds we've been. It was quite and peaceful. There were only a few other folks camping at the same time as us but we spoke to a Park Ranger who…

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Month of VisitSeptember


Turkey Fork Rec Area is located in Mississippi


Turkey Fork Recreation Area is located approximately 40 miles from Hattiesburg, MS, 44 miles from Laurel, MS, and 75 miles from Mobile, Alabama. From Hattiesburg, MS, travel east on U.S. Hwy. 42 approximately 21 miles to Richton.  From Richton, continue east on Hwy. 42 approximately 12 miles to Sandhill. Follow the signs from Sandhill. From Laurel, MS, travel south on Hwy. 15 approximately 27 miles to Richton. Turn left onto U.S. Hwy 42 and follow the above directions from Richton to Turkey Fork. From Mobile, Alabama, drive approximately 55 miles on U.S. Hwy. 45 North to the MS-AL state lines and travel west on Hwy. 42 for 19 miles to Turkey Fork Road. Turn left (south) and travel two miles to Turkey Fork Recreation Area.


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