Hugh White State Park3170 State Park Road - P.O. Box 725
Grenada, MS 38902
Located on scenic Grenada Lake, Hugh White State Park offers the finest outdoor recreation amenities available, all nestled in a setting unmatched in natural beauty. Grenada Lake is best known as a haven for crappie fishermen, but is also well-stocked with bass, bream, and catfish. Hugh White State Park is centrally located between Memphis, Tennessee and Jackson, Mississippi.
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)
The 158 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. Campground Office: (662) 226-8963 Monthly camping may be available. Please check with the park office for availability.
Campground Map (PDF)
A limited number of primitive camping sites are located on a secluded bluff overlooking Grenada Lake, offering an unspoiled, panoramic view of the water.
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. Smoking is not allowed in any Mississippi government building (including cabins).
Cabin Brochure (PDF)
Group Camp (Leased
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) 628-1701 George and Minnie Winters
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 forrest, 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.
The Dogwoods Golf Course
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.
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.
Several playgrounds are located throughout the Park.
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.
Alert: Grenada Lake water levels are controlled by the US Army Corp of Engineers. Generally the lake is lowered for flood control starting on July 1 to January 1 and starts its rise back to recreation pool level. At Hugh White State Park, dependent upon rainfall generally the boat ramps are not usable November 1 to March 1 of each year. Many boat launch ramps are inoperable during this time however, there are always low water ramps on the lake that are useable and available. You can view current lake levels at www.mvk.usace.army.mil/lakes/ms/grenada/ or by contacting the park office at 662-226-4934.
Unrestricted water skiing is permitted in all areas of Grenada Lake.
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.
Weekly Fishing Report (link)
Fishing License Information (link)
A day use entry fee is charged on a per vehicle basis.