Davis Lake

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This 20-acre lake is the centerpiece of this developed recreation area located within four miles of the Natchez Trace Parkway. Camping, picnicking, swimming, skiing, fishing, and boating are the opportunities offered. Facilities include camping (26 sites with water and electric hookups), picnicking (32 sites with tables and grills), one group shelter (reservations available), fishing (1 boat ramp, 16 land piers, and 3 wooden piers), swimming, 2 toilet facilities with showers, and a dump station.

Davis Lake Recreation Area is open year-round unless weather conditions require the area to be closed. Davis Lake is a fee area. The fee station is located just beyond the entrance gate. There is a camp host on duty. Nonetheless, users should make sure that they have correct currency before arriving at the recreation area.

Recreation Site Brochure

At a Glance

Current Conditions:  Fishing open,camping for RV's and tents, bathhouse restroom available, showers closed
Fees Day Use - $5.00 per vehicle, per day
Camping - $20.00 per vehicle, per day (Camping $14.00 & Hookup $6.00)
Passes Honored - Access, Annual, Senior, and MS Adventure
Passes can only be purchased at the District Ranger’s Office.

Day Use - Free, (Users with Annual or MS Adventure honor passes.)
Day Use - $2.50 per vehicle, per day (Users with Access and Senior honor passes receive a 50% discount.)
Camping - $13.00 per vehicle, per day (Users with Access and Senior honor passes receive a 50% discount. There is no discount given on hookup fee.)
Open Season: Open year-round

General Information


This recreation area is accessible.


From Tupelo, drive south 17 miles on the Natchez Trace Parkway to the Davis Lake exit at milepost 243. Drive west on the Davis Lake road 4 miles to the entrance station.

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