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Persimmon Hill Day Use Area

Enid Lake



Persimmon Hill Recreation Area is a family-oriented campground located near Enid Lake in northeast Mississippi. It offers camping, fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, biking and more. Facilities include 72 campsites, four group picnic shelters, full hookups, flush toilets, playgrounds and an interpretive trail. Yoccon River and its 44,000 acres of surrounding forest further offer opportunities for outdoor recreation. Nearby attractions include Water Valley, Batesville, Memphis and Tupelo.


Persimmon Hill is a quiet, family-oriented campground and day uses area that sits along the banks of Enid Lake in the forests of northeast Mississippi. View a virtual tour of Enid Lake 


Enid Lake has been recognized as one of the top 10 fishing locations in America with white crapple, bass and catfish available in abundance. The lake is the home of the world record white crappie, which weighed an impressive 5 pounds, 3 ounces. Fishing tournaments are held annually at the lake. Hiking trails wind along the lakeshore and throught the surround landscape, offering hiking and biking opportunities. Boating is a popular pastime on the lake, and there are two boat ramps in the area. A swimming beach is located in the day uses areas for visitors.


Persimmon Hill Recreation Area offers 72 campsites, along with four large group picnic shelters. Modern amentities including full hookups and flush toilets, Playgrounds and interpretive trail offer additional recreation opportunities. Day uses area offers picnic tables, grills, playgrounds, beach for swimming and two boat ramps. Persimmon Hill has been selected several times as one of America's Top 100 Family Campgrounds.

Natural Features

Enid Lake is part of a dam project on the Yoccon River. The dam creates almost 16,000 acres of water for millions of annual visitors to enjoy. An additional 44,000 acres of thick, green forests surrounding the lake offer countless recreational opportunities for campers, equestrians, hikers and more.

Nearby Attractions

The nearby towns of Water Valley and Batesville, Mississippi offers shopping, hotels, restaurants and emergency care facilities if needed. Memphis, Tennessee, approximately 60 miles, offers tours of Graceland, Elvis Presley home. His birthplace is located in nearby Tupelo, Mississippi. 

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