Whether it’s hunting, fishing, boating, sailing or just enjoying the outdoors, Arkabutla Lake provides a variety of opportunities for all outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy. Recreation on the lake provides for some of the best fishing in the southeast and some of the best sailing east of the Mississippi River.
The lake is home to several species of native fish to Mississippi waters, such as Largemouth Bass, Bream, Catfish, and is renowned for producing huge Crappie. There are more than 30,000 acres of land open for public hunting, 229 Class A campsites and 46 primitive campsites, eight boat ramps, two swimming beaches, five playgrounds, 10 picnic areas and Disc golf.
Arkabutla Lake has a Visitor Information Center that offers an array of informational materials, such as, brochures, project regulations, camping information and area maps. You will also find several interesting exhibits and displays that explain the missions of the Corps at Arkabutla Lake. The Visitor Information Center is open weekdays from 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.