Holmes County State Park5369 State Park Road
Durant, MS 39063
“The beautiful hardwood forests of Holmes County State Park are home to an abundance of wildlife, and provide the scenic backdrop for a variety of outdoor activities. Built around two lakes covering 88 acres, the park offers such diverse excitement as fishing, camping and cabin rentals. Holmes County State Park offers easy access to the Interstate 55, which will bisect North and South Mississippi. The convenient location and diverse outdoor recreational amenities make Holmes County State Park a favorite retreat.
The following area attractions are located within a short drive of Holmes County State Park. The park staff will be happy to provide you with directions.
- Little Red Schoolhouse
- Hillside, Morgan Break and Matthews National Wildlife Refuges
- Natchez Trace Parkway
- Yazoo City Historical Homes
- French Camp Historic Distric (French
- Catfish Museum & Visitor's Center
The 28 sites available for RV camping feature picnic tables and grills, water and electrical hook-ups, and a central sewage dumping station. A bath-house with hot showers and a coin-operated laundry are located in the developed camping area.
Smoking is not allowed in any Mississippi government building.
Monthly camping may be available. Please check with the park office for availability.
The 12 site tent camping area features picnic tables, grills, and water in a hardwood forest setting located approximately one-quarter mile from the lakes.
Holmes County State Park features 12 air-conditioned vacation cabins accommodating four to six persons, each furnished with bed and bath linens and basic kitchen equipment. Six rustic style cabins are located near the lake. Six duplex cabins are located in a wooded setting. Smoking is not allowed in any Mississippi government building.
Group camping for up to 100 is available in an air-conditioned dormitory featuring separate counselor's quarters and meeting rooms. Meals are served cafeteria-style in the dining hall, which seats 100. Campers must provide their own linens, towels, pillows, soap, and other personal items. Group Camp Meeting Room seats 25. The Group Camp Dining Room seats up to 100. The Old Group Camp seats up to 100. Reservations are required. Smoking is not allowed in any Mississippi government building.
Full Food Service is available in Group Camp Dining Room. Call for menus and pricing.
Reservations are required.
The Park's three picnic areas are equipped with tables and grills and afford views of the water. Three large picnic pavilions are available for reservation, providing the perfect spot for family reunions, company picnics, and church or school outings.
A system of interpretive nature trails winds through approximately four miles of the park, providing visitors with a close look at native plants, birds, and wildlife. An outdoor amphitheater located along the trail seats approximately 50 people and is available for use at no charge.
Several playgrounds are located throughout the Park.
Holmes County State Park offers two fishing lakes, both well-stocked with bass, bream, and catfish. English Lake is equipped with a boat launch. Odom Lake has no boat launch area.
Holmes County State Park offers two fishing lakes, both well stocked with bass, bream, and catfish. Fishing is permitted with a fee. A Mississippi fishing license is required for all persons between the ages of 16 and 65. Licenses may be purchased from the park office for a nominal fee.
Fishing Licenses Information
F-163423 (T) State Lake Regulations
Laundry facilities are available in the campground area.
The skating rink is Temporarily Closed. Please contact the park office for more information regarding the skating rink.
A day use entry fee is charged on a per vehicle basis.
Sunday Worship services at Campground from Memorial Day to Labor Day Weekend