Ford’S Well Day Use Area

Ford’S Well Day Use Area

The Ford’S Well Day Use Area location is in Enid, Mississippi
38927. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Ford’S Well Day Use Area facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Enid Lake Field Office
P.O. Box 10

Phone number


Campground information Enid, Mississippi


Ford’s Well Recreation Area is located on the south side of Enid Lake. This recreation area is designed for horse enthusiasts to be able to camp with their horses and to ride a 20.8 mile horse trail. The campground features eighteen campsites with full hook-ups, a shower house, dump station, picnic shelter, playground, six picnic sites, five interpretive buildings that date back to the early 1900s, and a 20.8 mile equestrian trail. The Ford’s Well Recreation Area is a point of historical significance as an early 1900s site where many visitors came to either drink or bathe in the therapeutic waters that were produced by Mr. W. B. Ford’s water well. It was also a way station for a major stage coach route through North Mississippi. This area is popular among equestrian riders and historians.


Spyglass Hill Trail offers outdoor enthusiasts 20.8 miles of moderately hilly terrain with rock outcrops and scenic views of Enid Lake. Interpretive programs and guided tours of the buildings are provide on request. Nearby recreation areas on Enid Lake offers access to the lake for boating, fishing, and designated swimming areas. 


The horse-friendly campground has 18 sites, each with a 70 foot RV pad with parking apron, water, electric and sewage hook-ups, charcoal grill, grill table, picnic table, lantern holder, fire ring, and hitching rail for horses. An accessible shower house with flush toilets is located in the middle of the campground. Other amenities in the campground include: A picnic shelter, playground, dump station, horse shower station, horse waste deposit bin, mounting block, and historical interpretive buildings that includes: a water well with gazebo, log cabin, blacksmith shop, outhouse, and barn are located in the campground. Spyglass Hill equestrian trail offers 20.8 miles to ride or walk. Rest stops along the trail includes picnic tables, grills, service tables, swing bench and a prominent peak to provide a view of the lake.

Natural Features

There is a distance view of the lake from campsites but they are nestled among towering native pine and oak trees. The surrounding woods provide habitat for squirrels, raccoons, chipmunks, deer, butterflies, and variety of birds. Spyglass Hill Trail offers outdoor enthusiasts 20.8 miles of moderately hilly terrain with rock outcrops and scenic views of Enid Lake. Visitors hiking, horseback riding, or mountain biking along this trail will find numerous locations for viewing the local plants and animal species found in this northern Mississippi Hill County. It a perfect location for capturing a sunset or a rock sculpture made from some of the largest sandstone outcrops in the area.

Nearby Attractions

The nearby towns of Water Valley and Batesville, Mississippi offers shopping, hotels, restaurants and emergency care facilities if needed. Memphis, Tennessee, approximately 60 miles, offers tours of Graceland, Elvis Presley home. His birthplace is located in nearby Tupelo, Mississippi. 

Frequently Asked Questions About Enid Lake Field Office Enid, MS

How do I make a reservation with Ford’S Well Day Use Area?

To make reservations at Ford’S Well Day Use Area, you can call the office at 662-563-4571.

Picnic shelter – $50.00/day

Where is Ford’S Well Day Use Area located?

The Ford’S Well Day Use Area is located at Enid Lake Field Office P.O. Box 10 in Enid,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Ford’S Well Day Use Area have tent or RV camping?

Ford’S Well Day Use Area offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 662-563-4571 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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