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NEW RENTAL FACILITY: Cottage is now available for rent. Linen is not provided. Customers may provide their own or rent from the park office.


Status: Open year round.
Max reservation window: Sat Jul 29 2017


Lake Lowndes offers complete recreational facilities for individuals, families and groups. Located on beautiful 150 acre Lake Lowndes, the park offers unlimited opportunities for picnicking, fishing and camping, as well as complete facilities for football, soccer, softball, tennis, basketball, volleyball, disc golf 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.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Amphitheater
  • Baseball/Softball Fld
  • Bath House
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Launch
  • Boating
  • Cabins
  • Canoeing
  • Comfort Station
  • Cultural Activities
  • Disk Golf
  • Docks, Fishing
  • Dump Station
  • Emergency Services
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood
  • Firewood Sales
  • First Aid Station
  • Fishing
  • Gift/Souvenir Shop
  • Hiking
  • Ice Sales
  • Jet Skiing
  • Jogging/Running
  • Kayaking
  • Laundry
  • Maintenance
  • Meeting Hall
  • Parking
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Ranger Station
  • Recreation Facilities
  • Showers
  • Sightseeing
  • Soccer
  • Sunbathing
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Tourist Attraction
  • Trails, Bicycle
  • Trails, Horse
  • Trails, Moderate Hiking
  • Trails, Mountain Bike
  • Volleyball
  • Walking
  • Water Drinking
  • Water Skiing
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Auto Touring/Scenic Rtes
Alerts and Important Information
  • No pets are allowed in cabins, motels or any other park building
  • Camping: Check-in 4:00 p.m.; Check-out 2:00 p.m. Cabins: Check-in 3:00 p.m.; Check-out 11:00 a.m.
  • No one under the age of 21 years of age can reserve a site or be issued a camping permit or rent at cabin.
  • Quiet hours are 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
  • Emergency telephone numbers are posted for after hour use.
  • There is no lake swimming or pool at the park, but private owned water slide and pool is located 2 miles from the park and park overnight guest are given a discount and swimming pool at YMCA is available for overnight guest. Check in office for hours.
  • Skiing is allowed on weekends and holidays
  • There is no gate at park entrance or campground for camper's convenience.
  • Cottage: Linen is not provided. Customer may provide their own linen or rent from park office.

    In the event of cancellation, penalties may apply. Mississippi State Parks now utilizes a voucher system for any balance due to customers. You will not receive a refund. Please read the cancellation policy located on the "Checkout Shopping Cart" page prior to checking Yes in the acknowledgement box.

  • Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    33.43972, -88.30861
    33°26'23"N, 88°18'31"W

    Lake Lowndes is located 8 miles southeast of Columbus, Ms off Hwy 69 South.

    Traveling East on Hwy 82
    take the Downtown exit and travel Hwy 182 east to Hwy 69 south( right turn). About 5 miles out you will turn left onto Lake Lowndes Road which will bring you into the park.

    Traveling West on Hwy 82
    1 mile from the Alabama/Mississippi State line, take Lee Stokes Road Exit. Turn left off exit ramp onto Lee Stokes Road. At stop sign by the Shell Service Station - take a right onto Hwy 182 west and drive approximately 2 miles to New Hope Road. At flashing light turn left and follow the signs.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    3319 Lake Lowndes Road
    Columbus  MS  39702

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (662)328-2110