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Elvis Presley Lake and Campground

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Address: off Veterans Blvd., Tupelo, MS
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+1 601-841-1304

Named in honor of Tupelo's most famous son, this 850-acre scenic park is...

Named in honor of Tupelo's most famous son, this 850-acre scenic park is popular with campers, water skiers, hikers, fishermen and boaters.

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Wish I had this outside my town

A large recreational area, dominated by some magnificent lakes. There is no Elvis centre to the campground - he is reported to have played with his mates around there as a boy... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
Atherstone, United Kingdom
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Atherstone, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

A large recreational area, dominated by some magnificent lakes. There is no Elvis centre to the campground - he is reported to have played with his mates around there as a boy. There is a good road in and out. Pull offs for the campers and RV users. Plenty of space. A good place to picnic.

Thank bultaco56
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

stopped by for the name. We were going to camp for a night but the camp site is full of old RVs and old people living here (I wonder if they ever pay for the RV spot). It seems like the entire camp site is their home and some of them even has its own garden on the site! (Wow)... More 

2 Thank 志健 溫
Tupelo, Mississippi
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92 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Rebuilt after a tornado flattened the entire landscape. If you've never seen this it's a great opportunity to get an idea of what a tornado can do. Also a pretty place to take kids fishing.

Thank Del368
Sherman, Mississippi, United States
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34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Recently re-opened Lake was closed due to April 2014 tornado, but has been restored and improved. Check local fishing license requirements before you 'wet your hook'

3 Thank Susan W
Kells, Ireland
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182 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2014 via mobile

The lake and grounds were very picturesque and although storm damaged it still made for a wonderful afternoon out with the kids! There is ongoing work being carried out but piers are in place and picnic tables so despite cool weather we had a great time!

1 Thank Joeanne M
Brunswick, Georgia
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2014

This attraction is closed....rating is only due to the facilities not being available at all. There was storm damage that is being repaired.....so do not plan to visit this campground without checking on its status ahead of time.

4 Thank CRM52
Montgomery, Alabama
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2014

Our first stay in Tupelo, we were very pleased with this park. A rating of very good may be a stretch but certainly above average. I can see where a superintendent with some extra funds could make improvements in the restroom facility but everything worked. I've paid much more for a lot less. We used site 3, the pull-through. It... More 

3 Thank 1OldSailor
London, United Kingdom
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590 reviews
125 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 351 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2013

We went on a weekday, before the end of the school holidays and it was empty - no one there. Drove right up the little promontory, down to the pier decking and basked in the sun. Perfectly peaceful and plain gorgeous views over the lake. Only really came up as we wanted to see what was there so to speak... More 

2 Thank marksw3960
Conroe, Texas
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75 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2012

Somebody who gets paid to manage this place should grab a trash bag and hit the trail (or hit the bricks and find a new gig)! Nice park but unforgivable site conditions with bottles and cans, butts and paper plates piled in and around the picnic table area of many sites. Nice lake. No swimming?? Fishing pictures looked good. We... More 

13 Thank 1BVISailor
Tupelo, MS
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2011

Nice lake, nice campgrounds, but if you ban swimming at a lake, why bother camping? I mean, whenever we camp we swim, and this is Mississippi where it's hotter than Hades, yet they banned swimming because, they said there were too many people getting drunk and drowning. Really? How stupid is that? We've traveled all over America and this is... More 

29 Thank yetiandus

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