Enid Lake

MISSISSIPPI


Lake Level
243.62 FEET
9/27/2016
Full Pool: 250.0
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WATER VALLEY LANDING, MS

reserveamerica.com

Date: 9/14/2016 5:00:00 PM

Water Valley Landing is a quiet, family-oriented campground along the banks of Enid Lake in the forests of northeast Mississippi. Enid Lake is part of a dam project on the Yocona River. The dam creates almost 16,000 acres of water for the millions of

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Lake draw downs to close swimming areas in the coming weeks

WTVA

Date: 9/14/2016 12:33:00 PM

The swim areas affected include: South Abutment and Hernando Point at Arkabutla Lake (closing September 19) Hickory Ridge, Persimmon Hill, Plum Point and Long Branch at Enid Lake (closing October 1) Chickasaw Hill at Enid Lake is already closed

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Swim area closures for Corps lakes in northern Mississippi

United States Army

Date: 9/14/2016 12:17:00 PM

Cypress Point Recreation area will remain open until October 1. Enid Lake: Hickory Ridge, Persimmon Hill, Plum Point, and Long Branch swimming areas will close October 1 unless water levels make the areas unusable prior to that date. Chickasaw Hill is

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Enid Lake, Mississippi, USA

lakelubbers.com

Date: 8/18/2016 9:25:49 PM

Enid Lake, located in northern Mississippi's Hill Region, is about an hour's drive south of Memphis, Tennessee. Originally designed for flood control, Enid Lake is now a popular recreational area. Visitors of Enid Lake can participate in a wide variety of

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George Payne Cossar State Park

landbigfish.com

Date: 8/17/2016 5:00:00 PM

Situated on the shores of Enid Lake, George Payne Cossar State Park is a sportsman’s paradise. Most of the land around the lake and in nearby Holly Springs National Forest is open for public hunting, and is abundant in variety of game. Hunters are not

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• River: Yazoo River
• Length: 65 Miles
• Surface Area: 15,000 Acres
• Volume: 1,213,500 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 560 Square Miles
Enid Lake and the surrounding land, managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, provides multiple premiere campsites and opportunities for boating, hiking, swimming, picnicking, fishing, horseback riding, and wildlife and wildflower viewing. Enid Lake is part of the Yazoo Headwater Project, a comprehensive flood control solution designed to address disastrous floods that occurred in the Lower Mississippi Valley from the mid-1800s to the early 1900s. After the most devastating of the floods, occurring in 1927, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers were charged with the design, implementation, and management of this critical project.

"Enid Lake has been recognized as one of America’s Top 10 Fishing Spots, and Enid’s Persimmon Hill Campground has been selected as one of America’s Top 100 Family Campgrounds twice by the National Recreation Reservation Service. Not only is Enid Lake a camper's dream, it is also home of the world record white crappie which weighed an impressive 5 pounds 3 ounces."


Since completion, the Yazoo Headwater Project protects over one million acres from flooding and partially protects another 300,000 acres. As a direct result, Mississippi has been able to consistently produce significantly more agricultural products for national and international consumption. Additional lands surrounding the lake, purchased as part of the original project, continue to be managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Public recreational opportunities, fish and wildlife management, environmental conservation, and forestry reclamation are among the many continuing successes of this project.
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