Lake Lincoln State Park RV & Campground Guide

Mississippi

Located in Lincoln County, Mississippi, Lake Lincoln State Park features dogwood, magnolia, pine, hardwood, and loblolly trees. Its location near the 550-acre Lake Lincoln makes it an ideal destination for water activities like jet skiing, swimming, fishing, boating, and beachcombing. The park is open all year, and visitors can have fun hiking, playing volleyball, golfing, and holding events for families and groups. Outside of the park, you can shop and dine in the nearby cities of Brookhaven and Pearl, MS. The RV campsites inside the park are usually packed to capacity during the camping season between mid-May and mid-August, so make sure to plan your trip in advance.

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Weather
Spring 48-84 F
Summer 70-93 F
Fall 45-88 F
Winter 37-61 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Lake Lincoln State Park

With an RV, you can enjoy the comfort as you would at home as you explore the natural beauty of the park. If you do not have an RV, you can rent one today at RVshare.

Lake Lincoln State Park Campground

The Lake Lincoln State Park Campground features 71 campsites with concrete pads, charcoal grills, and concrete picnic tables. The campsites are in two loops – the east loop has 22 sites with full hookups while the north loop has 49 sites with electric hookups. The sites accommodate big rigs, allowing you to park an 82-foot-long RV. You can make reservations any time of the year through the park’s online system. The park allows monthly camping for those who want to stay longer. Nightly rates start at $15.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes for 22 sites
  • Wi-Fi: No
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Dump station, shower, restrooms, laundry facilities, playground

Lincoln Civic Center RV Park

The Lincoln Civic Center RV Park is only 6 miles from Lake Lincoln State Park. There are 39 full hookup RV sites, each offering 1,500 square feet of space, which is sufficient for big rig RVs. All roads leading to the campsites are paved for easy parking. You will get one of the professionals at the campground to escort you to the site. At the site, you get access to restrooms, showers, a self-service RV wash, an archery range, and Wi-Fi any time of the day. The Lincoln Civic Center building accommodates many functions, such as theater performances and group meetings. Nightly rates start at $22.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes for 30 sites
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Dump station, wheelchair access ramps,

Atwood Water Park

Located in Monticello, MS, which is 15 miles from Lake Lincoln State Park, Atwood Water Park has 22 pull-through sites for RV and tent camping. Inside the park is a large pavilion for group activities. There is also a boat ramp to Pearl River, tennis courts, and a playground for more fun activities. The town of Monticello is only 1 mile away. You can bring in your pets as long as you keep them on a leash and pickup after them.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: No
  • Wi-Fi: No
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Dump station, showers, restrooms

RV Rentals Near Lake Lincoln State Park

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What to Do at
Lake Lincoln State Park

Inside Lake Lincoln State Park

Lake Lincoln State Park offers a large sandy beach where visitors can swim, boat, fish, and engage in watersports. The large trees and trails in the park make it a great destination for hikers. During winter, you can still enjoy fishing and hiking, but disc golf is the most common activity. 

Outside Lake Lincoln State Park

The area near Lake Lincoln State Park has an array of forests, parks, and museums. You can visit the Mississippi Museum of Art, Mynelle Garden, or enjoy explore LeFleur Bluff State Park. Away from the natural areas, you can tour the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson or enjoy music and comedy events at the Mississippi Coliseum and Chuckles Comedy House. There are also a number of restaurants that can satisfy any appetite.

Restaurants

Porches Restaurant

Porches Restaurant serves traditional American meals with a bit of creativity to make them attractive and appetizing. Some of the meals on the menu include the chicken cordon bleu club, fried fresh Gulf oysters, poppyseed chicken, and hamburger steak. There is a special menu for Sundays. You can even attend cooking lessons during your visit.

Type: American

Location: 1193 Highway 51, Wesson, MS 39191-9512

Dump’s BBQ

Dump’s BBQ is a great place for grilled meats of all types. You can also order baked beans, desserts, puddings, and cinnamon rolls. There are lunch specials on some days.

Type: Barbecue

Location: 1033 Church St, Wesson, MS 39191-5001

Fifty-One Diner

Fifty-One Diner has great service and great meals. The restaurant serves meals such as hamburgers, fries, fried potatoes, cornbread, and BBQ pork among others. There are lunch specials every day. 

Type: American

Location: 2099 Highway 51 NE, Wesson, MS 39191-6858

Chism’s Diner

Chism’s Diner offers Southern-style meals. Items on the menu include fries, sandwiches, cheeseburgers, hamburgers, tater tots, and seafood. All the ingredients come from the local community and are fresh. The restaurant makes all food items from scratch, and there are lunch specials every day. 

Type: American

Location: 1389 Union St Ext NE, Brookhaven, MS 39601-9686

Shopping

It’s Serendipity

It’s Serendipity has a wide range of gift baskets for any occasion. The store offers spa baskets as well as baskets for anniversaries, new babies, weddings, and many other occasions.

Location: 110 W Cherokee St, Brookhaven, MS 39601

Milltown Mall

This is one of the largest flea markets in Mississippi. Located in downtown Wesson, Milltown Mall offers hard-to-find antiques, glassware, Corsicana bedding, furniture, and many more.

Location: 2058 Hwy 51, Wesson, MS 39191

Engravables

Engravables is a gift shop that sells clothes, jewelry, handbags, toys, collectibles, home décor, and other items that make great gifts. 

Location: 769 Brookway Blvd, Brookhaven, MS 39601

Highland Village Shopping Center

Highland Village is an all-under-one-roof shopping center known for fashion and style products, foods and drinks, health and beauty, and specialty items. There are always community events at the shopping center grounds. 

Location: 4500 I-55 N Frontage Rd, Ste 281, Jackson, MS 39211

Sightseeing

Brookhaven Fishing Pond

The 15-acre Brookhaven Fishing Pond offers you a cool and quiet area where you can fish bass, bream, and catfish among other fish species. It is open every day for all ages. The pond is also accessible to those who depend on a wheelchair exclusively for mobility and anyone else with mobility challenges.

Location: Industrial Park Road NE, Brookhaven, MS 39601

Homochitto National Forest

The Homochitto National Forest gets its name from the Homochitto River. It is a great destination for those who love hunting and exploring nature. You can hike the forest, watch birds, and do much more as you enjoy great vistas from raised areas in the forest.

Location: Brookhaven, MS 39601

Camp Van Dorn World War II Museum

Camp Van Dorn Museum has all the memorabilia, photos, and documents from Camp Van Dorn that were collected after World War II. From the museum, you can learn a lot about the war and the contribution of Camp Van Dorn to the war.

Location: 138 E Main St, Gloster, MS 39638

Lessley Mound

Lessley Mound is a preserved Native American mound construction. It has the second-largest rectangular mound in the world. Archaeologists dug out the second portion of the mound to reveal that it was constructed it in two stages. From the mound, you can see the stone tools, pottery, and other items that the native people used. There is also a graveyard for the Lessley family.

Location: State Highway 24, Woodville MS 39669

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How to Get to
Lake Lincoln State Park

Lake Lincoln State Park is located in the northeast corner of Lincoln County. From I-55, take Exit 42, and head towards Brookhaven. Drive to Union St. Ext NE, and turn left to US-51/Hwy 51. Follow US-51, and then turn right to Sunset Road NE, where you will find Lake Lincoln State Park. Lake Lincoln State Park is located at 2573 Sunset Road NE, Wesson, MS 39191. 

Entering Lake Lincoln State Park

Per person ages 13+ : $10

Per person ages 6-12 : $6

Per person ages 0-6 : $0

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