Shongelo Lake


Sign for the Shongelo Lake Recreation Area

This small recreation area is located 5 miles north of Raleigh, MS and 21 miles south of Forest, MS. Shongelo Lake is a 5-acre lake offering bank fishing. A swimming area, 7 picnic sites, picnic shelter and hiking trail make this site appealing for family day-use enjoyment.

Shongelo is a fee area and is open seasonally from May through September.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Fees $5.00 Day-use (includes picnicking, swimming, hiking).

A fee station is located at the entrance gate. No attendant will be on duty. Users should make sure they have correct currency before arriving at the recreation area.
Open Season: March 1 - December 15
Restrictions: No alcholic beverages are allowed. Pets must be on a leash
Restroom: 1 Flush

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