Blue Lake Recreation Area


Area Status: Open
A trailhead through woods with a sign for Blue Lake Nature Trail and picnic tables in background.

This is a free day use site that includes areas for picnicking, including grills and picnic tables, fishing, a boat launch for small boats, three campsites, and a 2-mile educational nature trail. A chemical toilet is also located at this site. Campsites are available at Blue Lake Recreation Area by reservation only.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations for all sites may be made at least 48 hours in advance online at www.recreation.gov or by calling 877-444-6777.  Reservations also be made by visiting the Delta Ranger District Office at 68 Frontage Road, Rolling Fork, MS, 39159.
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Picnic tables, Toilets
Fees: Day-use: Free
Camping: $7 per night.
Camping for Access or Senior pass holders: $3.50 per night
Closest Towns:  Rolling Fork, MS
Water: Potable water is available at Delta Work Center.
Restroom: Chemical

General Information

Directions:

From Rolling Fork, take Hwy. 16 east towards Holly Bluff for approximately 7.5 miles. Turn right (south) onto Forest Road 715 for approximately 3.5 miles. Turn left into Blue Lake Recreation Area.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

Located east of Rolling Fork on Forest Service Road 715 (FR 715).  Camping is only permitted in a designated campsite.  Campsite amenities include a graveled pad and lantern post.

No. of Sites 3
Reservation Info Reservations may be made at least 48 hours in advance online at www.recreation.gov or by calling 877-444-6777.  Reservations also be made by visiting the Delta Ranger District Office at 68 Frontage Road, Rolling Fork, MS 39159.
Fire Information Fire ring

Lake and Pond Fishing

Interpretive Areas

2-mile educational nature trail.

Picnicking

Areas for picnicking, including grills and picnic tables.

Boating - Non-Motorized

Launch Ramps Yes for small boats

Amenities

Picnic tables: Grills available
Tent camping:
Toilets: Chemical toilet

Related Information

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
32.821389

  Longitude : 
-90.81