Parks and Recreation

3905 Arkabutla Dam Road
Coldwater, MS
(662) 562-6261

Arkabutla Lake is a 40,000-acre lake located just south of Memphis. It was created by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers along the Coldwater River. It is one of the best sailing lakes in the United States. It has over 35,000 acres of land around the lake that are open to public hunting. It is also one of the top five crappie fishing locations in the nation. Arkabutla Lake has eight boat ramps, 300 campsites, nature trails and beaches.

Cedar Hill Farm

DeSoto County Welcome Center

Historic Hernando Courthouse 

Latimer Lakes Park

Merry Christmas Tree Farm & Holiday House

Nesbit Blueberry Plantation 

Kidz Kountry Petting Farm  

Snowden Grove Park 

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