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Turkey Fork Rec Area

5 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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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

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

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • Water Hookups

Reviews

5 Reviews of Turkey Fork Rec Area

Ratings Breakdown

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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
Lynn G.
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2017

De Soto National Forest

**This is a nice little fishing-focused area within the northern part of large national forest. The large lake has swimming, fishing, and boating so plan to be on the water all day. There is a nice shady area along the lake with picnic tables and grills. The hiking trail is very short. We spent…

Location

Turkey Fork Rec Area is located in Mississippi

Directions

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.

Coordinates

31.33900005 N
88.70300036 W

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About This Campground

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 sports, camping, picnicking, and hiking. Special features can be found at each activity area. With all of these opportunities, a visit to Turkey Fork Recreation Area will provide its visitors with an enjoyable outdoor experience and memories to take home.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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