Okhissa Lake

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Welcome to the Homochitto National Forest and beautiful Okhissa Lake , a 1075-acre recreational lake for your fishing, boating and leisure enjoyment. 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.

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At a Glance

Operational Hours: Sunrise to Sunset (Except for Special-Use Events)
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:
  • Camping
  • Hunting
  • Discharging firearms, air rifles, gas guns
  • Fishing with trotlines, yo-yos, nets, throw lines, jugs or hand-grabbing
  • Swimming from the shoreline
  • Horseback riding and use of pack animals
  • Operating unlicensed trail bikes, ATVs and other low-PSI vehicles in the recreation area
  • Abandoning your vehicle or parking in a way that violates posted instructions
Restroom: Yes

General Information

Directions: Okhissa Lake Recreation Area is located 3 miles south of Bude , MS , off Highway 98.

Activities


Fishing

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Nature Viewing

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Picnicking

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Water Activities

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