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Description - The Enid Lake project includes 44,036 total acres of land and water. There are 11 recreation areas with 231 picnic sites, 458 campsites, 13 boat ramps and 5 swimming beaches.

Attractions - The Enid Lake project includes 44,036 total acres of land and water. The dam is 8,400 feet long with an average height of 85 feet. The lake covers 28,000 acres.

Recreation - There are 35,900 acres of land at the project which are open to the public for hunting. There are 11 recreation areas with 231 picnic sites, 458 campsites, 13 boat ramps and 5 swimming beaches. There are 84 Class A campsites, cabins for rent, a restaurant, swimming pool, amphitheater, miniature golf, rental boats, picnic sites and group picnic shelters. Hunting and fishing license information for the State of Mississippi may be obtained by calling (601) 362-9212.

Climate - Mississippi lies mainly in the subtropics. The climate is mild with the coldest months experiencing low temperatures near 40 degrees F. Summer temperatures frequently reach 100 degrees F, with coastal breezes providing cooling relief. Humidity is highest in August and September reaching an average close to 90%. The highest rainfall comes during the spring months, but December and January are wet, too. Expect temperatures in the northeastern region to be somewhat cooler than the rest of the state.

Location - Enid Dam is located in north Mississippi, 65 miles south of Memphis Tennessee, just off Interstate 55 at the Enid exit (Exit 233).

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Contact Information:
Enid Lake, P.O. Box 10 , ENID, MS, 38927-0010, Phone: 601-563-4571

Additional Information:
Clarksdale Area - To the east of Clarksdale are several of Mississippi's largest lakes and there are several State Parks within an easy days travel.
Hills Region - The northeastern hills stretch from the edge of the Mississippi River Delta to the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.
Mississippi Lakes and Reservoirs - The lakes and reservoirs listed here range from huge reservoirs covering over 60,000 acres, to small lakes tucked away in the Mississippi back woods.
Starkville Area - Starkville, in Oktibbeha County, is located in the northeast region of Mississippi. There are many opportunities for recreation near the Mississippi State college town of Starkville, Mississippi.
Tupelo Area - Tupelo is located in the northeastern region of Mississippi. Tupelo features the varied terrain of the Appalachian foothills, as well as the headquarters of the scenic Natchez Trace Parkway.


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