Tombigbee State Park264 Cabin Drive
Tupelo, MS 38804
Located just six miles south of Tupelo, Mississippi - Tombigbee State Park offers the finest in outdoor recreation opportunities minutes from one of Mississippi's premier shopping, dining and entertainment areas. Tupelo is the site of the bi-annual Tupelo Furniture Market; home of the Elvis Presley Birthplace; and the headquarters of the Natchez Trace Parkway.
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The following attractions are located within a short drive of Tombigbee State Park. The park staff will be happy to provide you with directions.
- Natchez Trace Parkway Visitors Center (Tupelo)
- Birthplace of Elvis Presley (Tupelo)
- Tupelo Buffalo Park and Zoo
- Tupelo Automobile Museum
- Tupelo Civil War Battlefield
- BancorpSouth Center/Coliseum
- Healthworks Kids Museum
- Tupelo Oren Dunn City Museum
- Tupelo Veterans Museum
- Barnes Crossing Mall
- Elvis Presley State Lake
- Lake Lamar Bruce State Lake
- Brices Crossroads Battlefield
- Trace State Park
- Holley Farm
Ice Bowl - Disc Golf Tournament
April Fool's Fling Disc Golf Tournament
Tupelo Azalea Festival
Tupelo Hot Air Ballon Festival
King of the Hills Triathlon
Tupelo Dudie's Diner Burger Festival
Tupelo Blue Suede Crouise
Gum Tree Arts Festival
Tupelo Film Festival
Tupelo Elvis Festival
"Rendevous in the Park" Dulcimer Festival
Tri-State Sportsman's Bonanza
Fall Classic Disc Golf Tournament
The campground features a loop of twenty paved sites that are available for RV or tent camping. A bath house with hot showers and laundry facilites is centrally located. All sites are equipped with electricity and water hookups, eighteen of which are also equipped with sewer. Each site is furnished with a picnic table, grill, and fire ring for campers to enjoy. A sewage dump station is also located nearby. All are available for advance reservations and may be made up to 24-months in advance. Monthly camping may be available. Please check with the park office for availability.
Campground Map (PDF)
A scenic wooded area provides the ideal spot for tent camping. The primitive camping area features sites with picnic tables and barbeque grills. There is a seperate larger site within the primitive camping area for scouts and similar groups.
Tombigbee features seven air-conditioned cabins offering forest and lake views. Cabins are equipped with bed and bath linens, basic kitchen equipment and feature fire places and screened porches or patios. TV is present but reception is very limitted. Pets are not allowed in the cabin area. Reservations are strongly recommended and may be made up to 24-months in advance. Smoking is not allowed in any Mississippi government building (including cabins/cottages).
The cottage is a two bedroom unit with one queen bed and one full bed, a combination living, dinning and kitchen area. It has central air/heat. TV (Limited to poor reception), basic kitchen equipment, grill and patio table/chairs. NO LINENS (bed or bath), PILLIOWS, or BLANKETS ARE PROVIDED, but may be rented at park office at time of check-in for an extra fee. Smoking is not allowed in any Mississippi government building (including cabins/cottages).
The group camp is designed to accommodate groups of 25 people or more up to a maximum of 180 people. It features 2 air conditioned and heated dorms, which will hold 90 people in each one. Dorm guests must furnish their own bed linens and bath accessories. Meals are served, cafeteria style, in the dining hall. Fees are charged per person, per meal, and lodging per night. Reservations are required up to 24-months in advance and may be made by calling the park office.
The Visitor's center houses the park office and a meeting and banquet room accommodating 100 people. Catering is available. For specific information on facilities, seating capacity, reservations and fees contact the park office (662)842-7669.
The park's 37 lakeside picnic sites offer tables, grills and scenic views of Lake Lee and the surrounding forest area. Two large picnic pavilions provide the ideal spot for family reunions, company picnics and school or church outings. Pavilions are available by reservation up to 24-months by calling the park office.
Tree Trunk Trail is a 1.2 mile hike winding through forest and along Lake Lee. Hikers can enjoy a closer look at forest ferns, mosses, and other plant life as well as amphibians, birds and small animals.
Playground equipment is centrally located in the day use area, and features modern units with slides and swings. Also in this area are old favorites such as monkey bars and merry go rounds. A sand volleyball area and a basketball goal are located nearby.
Multi-use open field is available for use by groups for a game of football, baseball or soccer.
Lake Lee is a 120 acre lake well stocked with bass, bream, and catfish. 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.
Lake Lee Map (link)
Weekly Fishing Report (link)
Fishing License Information (link)
Laundry Facilities are available inside the campground bathhouse.
Tombigbee has two disc golf courses. Each is an 18 hole, par-three course. These courses wind through the wooded hills of the park, and offer beautiful scenery along with the challenge of the course. Courses are open to the public free of charge, however, the daily entrance fee is required. Discs may be rented or purchased at the park office.
Tupelo Disc Golf Association
A day use entry fee is charged on a per vehicle basis.