Persimmon Hill Day Use Area

Persimmon Hill Day Use Area

The Persimmon Hill 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 Persimmon Hill 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


Persimmon Hill is a quiet, family-oriented campground and day uses area that sits along the banks of Enid Lake in the forests of northeast Mississippi. View a virtual tour of Enid Lake 


Enid Lake has been recognized as one of the top 10 fishing locations in America with white crapple, bass and catfish available in abundance. The lake is the home of the world record white crappie, which weighed an impressive 5 pounds, 3 ounces. Fishing tournaments are held annually at the lake. Hiking trails wind along the lakeshore and throught the surround landscape, offering hiking and biking opportunities. Boating is a popular pastime on the lake, and there are two boat ramps in the area. A swimming beach is located in the day uses areas for visitors.


Persimmon Hill Recreation Area offers 72 campsites, along with four large group picnic shelters. Modern amentities including full hookups and flush toilets, Playgrounds and interpretive trail offer additional recreation opportunities. Day uses area offers picnic tables, grills, playgrounds, beach for swimming and two boat ramps. Persimmon Hill has been selected several times as one of America’s Top 100 Family Campgrounds.

Natural Features

Enid Lake is part of a dam project on the Yoccon River. The dam creates almost 16,000 acres of water for millions of annual visitors to enjoy. An additional 44,000 acres of thick, green forests surrounding the lake offer countless recreational opportunities for campers, equestrians, hikers and more.

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 Persimmon Hill Day Use Area?

To make reservations at Persimmon Hill Day Use Area, you can call the office at 662-563-4571.

Picnic shelters and Ampthitheater are $50 per day. Beach and Boat Ramp fees are $5.00 per vehicle/day.

Where is Persimmon Hill Day Use Area located?

The Persimmon Hill 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 Persimmon Hill Day Use Area have tent or RV camping?

Persimmon Hill 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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