Hugh White State Park
3170 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.
Google Map Directions (link) Main Park
Google Map Directions (link) Campground
The following area attractions are located within a short drive of
Hugh White State Park.
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. Monthly camping may be available. Please
check with the park office for availability. Campground
Office: (662) 226-8963
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
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.
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
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 link below or by contacting the park
office at 662-226-4934.
Unrestricted water skiing is permitted in all areas of Grenada
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)
License Information (link)
A day use entry fee is charged on a per vehicle basis.