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