Welcome to the Homochitto National Forest and beautiful Okhissa Lake, a 1075-acre recreational lake for fishing, boating, picknicking and a seasonal swimming area. Okhissa Lake currently offers many amenities and additional improvements are planned for the future. Please recreate safely and enjoy your visit. If you have a great day on the lake, remember to tell your friends and neighbors and help boost the economy in Franklin and surrounding counties. Features 3 gravel parking areas and 39 miles of shoreline.
At a Glance
|Operational Hours:||Day Use Only Area - Sunrise to Sunset (Except for Special-Use Events) Temporarily closed due to water draw down and maintenance|
|Fees:||Cars and Trucks: $5.00 per vehicle
School buses, bicycles, walk-ins: $1.00 per person
Senior Pass : $2.50 per vehicle
Access Pass : $2.50 per vehicle
Annual Pass : free
MS Adventure Pass: free
|Restrictions:||The following activities are not permitted at Okhissa Lake at this time:
Okhissa Lake Recreation Area is located 3 miles south of Bude, MS off Highway 98.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Lake and Pond Fishing
Boating - Motorized
The Swimming area is on the North end of lake which has picnic tables, bathrooms and an outdoor shower. There is no lifeguard on duty so swim at your own risk.
|Hours of Operation:||April - October|