Outlet Channel Day Use

Outlet Channel Day Use

The Outlet Channel Day Use location is in Coldwater, Mississippi
38618. 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 Outlet Channel Day Use facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

3905 Arkabutla Dam Road


Phone number


Campground information Coldwater, Mississippi


Outlet Channel Day Use Area sits along Arkabutla Lake and Dam in the hills of northwest Mississippi. The dam project is on the Coldwater River and offers some of the best sailing east of the Mississippi River.


Families come to Arkabutla Lake to enjoy the great outdoors by fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, and biking. 

Wildlife management areas around Arkabutla Lake boast a combined 30,000 acres of public hunting lands where whitetail deer, wild turkeys, quail and waterfowl roam.

Several trails wind around the lake and throughout the nearby landscape. The Coldwater River Nature Trail System encompasses two hiking trails as well as an interpretive trail that helps educate hikers on the wildlife and ecosystem. The Swinging Bridge Nature Trail is also nearby, and includes a section of land that was part of the river prior to the dam being built. This trail is also an interpretive educational trail.

Thousands of people each year visit Arkabutla Lake to go fishing. The lake is home to several species of native fish to Mississippi waters, such as largemouth bass, bream, catfish and crappie.


The Outlet Channel has a tent camping area, access to the Swinging Bridge Nature Trail and the Coldwater Trail system. There is also a newly constructed playground, fishing at the outlet channel, individual picnic sites and a group picnic shelter. 

Natural Features

The pavilion is situated on the riverfront, among rolling hills forested with a shady mixture of oak, hickory, beech, sweet gum and birch trees.

Frequently Asked Questions About 3905 Arkabutla Dam Road Coldwater, MS

How do I make a reservation with Outlet Channel Day Use?

To make reservations at Outlet Channel Day Use, you can call the office at (662)562-6261.


Where is Outlet Channel Day Use located?

The Outlet Channel Day Use is located at 3905 Arkabutla Dam Road in Coldwater,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Outlet Channel Day Use have tent or RV camping?

Outlet Channel Day Use offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at (662)562-6261 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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