Pipes Lake Recreation Area


Pipes Lake is a beautiful area located in rolling hills with pine and hardwood overstory. Picnic tables are located on
ridges over looking a 14 acre lake and its many coves. The lake, with a concrete boat ramp, supports large mouth
bass, bream, and catfish. Hunting camps are available in the area as well. Facilities include five picnicking units,
chemical toilets, and a concrete boat ramp. Pipes Lake is open year-round unless winter weather conditions require
the area to be closed. Please contact the District Ranger’s office to make sure the area is open if you plan on visiting
during the months of January & February. No user fees required.


Located southwest of Natchez, MS.


From Gloster, MS take Hwy 33 north for 17 miles to Garden City. Turn left (west) on County Road 119 for 5 1/2 miles,
turn left on to County Road 121 for 1 1/4 miles, turn left at Pipes Lake sign on to Forest Service Road 121A for 1 1/2
miles. Out of state visitors, unfamiliar with this area, should contact the District Office for directions.


This recreation area is not accessible. 

Contact Pipes Lake Recreation Area

1200 Highway 184 East
Homochitto National Forest
Meadville, Mississippi  39653
Phone: (601) 384-5876


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