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Description - The Sardis Lake project includes 98,357 total acres of land and water and the dam is 15,300 feet long with an average height of 97 feet. Within Sardis Lake there are 514 campsites, and 6 swimming beaches and 10 boat launching ramps.

Attractions - The Sardis Lake project includes 98,357 total acres of land and water. The dam is 15,300 feet long with an average height of 97 feet. The reservoir covers 58,500 acres.

Recreation - There are 83,000 acres of land at the project which are open to the public for hunting. Within Sardis Lake there are 514 campsites, and 6 swimming beaches and 10 Boat Launching Ramps. For Day user there is a fee - $2 per day to use boat launching ramp and $1 per day per person to use a swimming beach, maximum $3 per vehicle per day. 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.

Location - Sardis Dam is located in north Mississippi, 50 miles south of Memphis Tennessee, to the east of Interstate 55. The lake may be reached using the Como (Exit 258), Sardis (Exit 252), Batesville (Exit 246) or Oxford (Exit 243A) exit off Interstate 55. Sardis Dam is 9 miles southeast of the town of Sardis on Scenic Loop 315.


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Filed By: larry (sardis, ms)
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Report: fishing is greatttt!!!!!!!!!!!


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Contact Information:
Sardis Lake Field Office, P.O. Box 186 , Sardis, MS, 38666-0186, Phone: 601-563-4531

Additional Information:
Clarksdale Area - To the east of Clarksdale are several of Mississippi's largest lakes and there are several State Parks within an easy days travel.
Hills Region - The northeastern hills stretch from the edge of the Mississippi River Delta to the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.
Mississippi Lakes and Reservoirs - The lakes and reservoirs listed here range from huge reservoirs covering over 60,000 acres, to small lakes tucked away in the Mississippi back woods.
Tupelo Area - Tupelo is located in the northeastern region of Mississippi. Tupelo features the varied terrain of the Appalachian foothills, as well as the headquarters of the scenic Natchez Trace Parkway.

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