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Hugh White State Park Campground

Google Map Coordinates: Latitude: 33.800000 / Longitude: -89.733330

Hugh White State Park Camping Guide Continued

Developed Camping
The 173 developed camping sites are located at a shaded area near the Outlet Channel below the Grenada Lake Dam. Each site features water, electrical hook-ups, picnic tables, and grills. Hot showers are available in four bathhouses, and a central sewage dumping station is located in the developed camping area. All sites are available for reservations up to 24-months and are highly recommended.

Primitive Camping
A limited number of primitive camping sites are located on a secluded bluff overlooking Grenada Lake, offering an unspoiled, panoramic view of the water.

Cabins
Hugh White features 12 duplex vacation cabins perched on a bluff overlooking Grenada Lake. Each of the 24 air conditioned units is equipped with bed and bath linens, basic kitchen equipment, utensils, and dishware. Some cabins feature screened porches but do not have a living room area or couch, (Duplex cabins # 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, & 10). Some duplex cabins feature a living room area but do not have a screened porch (Duplex cabins # 2, 4, 8, & 9). Only two duplex cabins feature an added bonus of a fireplace (Duplex cabins # 11 & 12). Reservations may be made up to 24-months in advance and are strongly recommended.

Group Camp
Carver Point, located across Grenada Lake from the main park area, accommodates groups of up to 35. Housing is available in an air conditioned dormitory featuring separate counselor's quarters. Four fully equipped kitchenettes enable campers to prepare their own meals. Carver Point offers a meeting room accommodating 40. Campers must furnish their own linens, towels, pillows, soap, and other personal items. Contact the park office for specific information on facilities, capacity, costs and reservations: (662) 226-4934

Hugh White State Park Best Campsite: 128, 130, 159

Location – Directions

Hugh White State Park
P. O. Box 725
Grenada MS 38902
662-226-4934

DIRECTIONS TO HUGH WHITE STATE PARK CABIN AREA:

FROM INTERSTATE 55:

  • TAKE EXIT 206 ONTO HIGHWAY 8 EAST.
  • TRAVEL APPROXIMATELY 7 MILES (DO NOT TURN AT LAKEWAY CHEVRON STATION).
  • TURN LEFT AT SIGN THAT SAYS: HUGH WHITE STATE PARK CABIN AREA/GOLF COURSE.
  • THE PARK OFFICE AND CABIN AREA ARE 3.5 MILES FROM HIGHWAY 8.

DIRECTIONS TO HUGH WHITE STATE PARK'S OUTLET CHANNEL CAMPGROUND:

FROM INTERSTATE 55:

  • TAKE EXIT 206 ONTO HIGHWAY 8 EAST.
  • TRAVEL APPROXIMATELY 5 MILES.
  • AT THE LAKEWAY CHEVRON STATION TURN LEFT ONTO SCENIC LOOP 333.
  • SCENIC LOOP 333 WILL LEAD TO THE GRENADA DAM. TURN LEFT AT DAM AND TRAVEL TO BOTTOM OF DAM. THE GATEHOUSE AND CAMPGROUND ARE LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF GRENADA DAM.
Points of Interest & Attractions

Golf
The Dogwoods Golf Course at Hugh White State Park takes full advantage of the natural beauty surrounding Grenada Lake. Deep woods enclose rolling fairways leading to large, inviting greens. This championship 18-hole course features a variety of tee boxes, giving each hole a different look and play. The hilly layout demands sharp skills and accurate ball-striking. A nature lover's course, The Dogwoods was carved out of the forest, with only necessary clearing. The Dogwoods Pro Shop accepts tee time reservations up to two weeks in advance and may be reached by calling (662) 226-4123.

Visitor/Activity Building
The visitor's center houses the park office and a meeting room suitable for business meetings or group gatherings. Contact the park office for specific information on facilities, seating capacity, reservations and costs: (662) 226-4934.

Picnic Area/Pavilions
Hugh White features 30 picnic sites affording views of Grenada Lake, each equipped with tables and barbecue grills. A small covered picnic pavilion suitable for groups of 20 or less may be reserved by contacting the park office: (662) 226-4934.

Playground
Several playgrounds are located throughout the Park.

Boat Launching
Grenada Lake is recognized throughout the South as a hot spot for crappie, and is also stocked with bass, bream and catfish. The boat launching ramp is open year-round. The boat ramp at Carver Point is closed.

Water skiing
Unrestricted water skiing is permitted in all areas of Grenada Lake.

Fishing
Grenada Lake offers 64,000 acres of fresh water for fishing and water sports. The lake is recognized throughout the South as a hot spot for crappie fishermen, and is also stocked with bass, bream and catfish. Numerous coves, inlets and the waters below the dam offer excellent opportunities for both weekend enthusiasts and serious anglers. A Mississippi fishing license is required for all persons between the ages of 16 and 65. Licenses may be purchased at the park office for a nominal fee.

Area Attractions
The following area attractions are located within a short drive of Hugh White State Park.

  • The Dogwoods Golf Course
  • Holly Springs National Forest
  • Corps of Engineers Visitor Center
  • Malmaison Wildlife Management Area
  • Calhoun Wildlife Management Area
  • Cottonlandia Cotton Museum (Greenwood)
  • North Mississippi Girl Scout Camp (Camp Cedar Point)
  • Haserway Wetland Management Area
  • Cocchuma Archery Range (Nationally approved)