Lake Lowndes State Park provides a complete recreational facility for individuals, families, and groups to enjoy the park. Lake Lowndes is located on a beautiful 150-acre lake. The park offers unlimited opportunities for fishing and camping, softball, tennis, football, and other organized sports. Mississippi University for Women (The "W") and Mississippi State University (MSU) are just a short drive to the west, making Lake Lowndes State Park the perfect place to stay during a football weekend at MSU or while visiting either campus.
Stay the Night
50 developed camping sites, a Scenic Wooded tent camping area, 6 Vacation Cabins, 2 Vacation Cottages, and Laundry Facilities are available for use at Lake Lowndes State Park.
Things to Do
Amphitheater, Disc Golf, Gym, Picnic Area/Pavilions, Playground, Playing Fields, Tennis and Trails, plus Lake Lowndes offers a 150 acre of Freshwater Fishing, Boat Launch, and Water Skiing.
The amphitheater is located in a beautiful setting behind the Multi-sports center. This area can be rented as a picnic shelter or can be used as the perfect place for concerts, etc. For more information, please contact the park office at (662) 328-2110.
Lake Lowndes offers an 18 hole disc golf course that winds through the pines and over the beautiful hills. The Disc Golf course is open to the public, free of charge; however, the normal entrance fee is required. Discs can be rented or purchased at the park office. For all the Disc Golf lovers, make sure you stay updated about the disc golf tournaments that are being held at Lake Lowndes by the web or call the park office at (662) 328-2110. The Whispering Pines Disc Golf Course is a part of the Southern National Disc Golf Association.
The Park's lakeside picnic sites are equipped with tables and grills. A large pavilion is available by reservation only, providing the perfect spot for a family reunion, company picnic, or church or school outing with a view of Lake Lowndes that is absolutely stunning. The large pavilion should accommodate close to 65 - 70 people. For more information or to reserve the pavilion, please contact the park office at (662) 328-2110.
The marina pavilion is located at the boat launch area. It accommodates 20 people inside and about 30 people outside. It has kitchen counter space, refrigerator, and sink. It is great for parties and family gatherings. The marina pavilion is available by reservation only. For more information, please contact the park office at (662) 328-2110. Smoking is not allowed in any Mississippi government building.
Playground equipment is also available at the Park. It is located in the day use area of Lake Lowndes, which houses the Park's lakeside picnic sites that are equipped with tables and most have grills. It features swings, slides, jungle gyms, outdoor basketball goal and volleyball net, and much more!
The softball complex consists of three lighted fields that are available to the public to rent by the hour or for tournaments. Please contact the park office at (662) 328-2110 for additional information.
Tennis and Walking Track
The tennis complex features six lighted tennis courts for day or night play. A quarter mile walking track is located on the grounds near the tennis complex. The track is designed for the leisure walker, the high-speed walker, the jogger, and the runner. Four laps around the track will equal one mile.
The Visitor's Center houses the multi-sports center featuring indoor tennis, basketball, and a game room with pool tables and ping pong tables. The game room also features a snack machine and drink machines to quench your thirst. Also located inside the lodge is a meeting room that can accommodate approximately 75 people. There is also an amphitheater located behind the visitor's center. For more information or to make a reservation, please contact the park office (662) 328-2110.
The Card Room seats 20 people and features a den type setting with couch and chairs, 3 card tables, and a fireplace. The other room seats 50-75 people and features a kitchen that includes a counter for work space, sink, and a microwave; and tables and chairs.
Lake Lowndes offers 150 acres of freshwater fishing and water sports. The lake is well stocked with catfish, crappie, bass, and bream. A Mississippi fishing license is required for all persons between the ages of 16 and 65. Licenses may be purchased at the park office for a nominal fee. There is a daily fee to bank fish at Lake Lowndes or you may purchase an Annual Bank Fishing Permit at the park office.
Boat Launching and Water Skiing
Lake Lowndes offers 150 acres of freshwater for fishing and water sports. A boat launch is available for persons with their own boats. There is a daily boat launching fee or you may purchase an Annual Boat Launch Permit at the park office.
Water skiing is permitted on Lake Lowndes - weekends and holidays ONLY