Description - The Grenada Lake project includes 90,379 total acres of land and water. The dam is 13,900 feet long with an average height of 80 feet. Within Lake Grenada there are 25 recreation areas with 254 picnic sites, 300 campsites, 17 boat ramps and 7 swimming beaches.
- The Grenada Lake project includes 90,379 total acres of land and water. The dam is 13,900 feet long with an average height of 80 feet. The reservoir covers 64,600 acres.
Recreation - There are 66,000 acres of land at the project which are open to the public for hunting. Within Lake Grenada there are 25 recreation areas with 254 picnic sites, 300 campsites, 17 boat ramps and 7 swimming beaches.
Facilities at the state park include 188 Class A campsites, cabins for rent, a lodge, a group dormitory, a restaurant, swimming pool, amphitheater, boat ramps, dry boat storage, 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.
Grenada Dam is located 113 miles north of Jackson Mississippi and 99 miles south of Memphis Tennessee, to the east of Interstate 55 at the Grenada exit (Exit 206). Grenada Dam is on Scenic Loop 333.