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Sardis Lake Field Office
2400 Highway 315 Scenic Route
Sardis MS 38666

Phone: 662-563-4531
FAX: 662-487-3127

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Our GPS coordinates are:

N 34 degrees 25.245 minutes;
W 89 degrees 48.661 minutes

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Welcome to Sardis Lake


Welcome to Sardis Lake, we are glad you have decided to learn more about our lake and know you will have a good time once you get here.  Whether you are planning for a day or a week; or if you are into the outdoors, hunting, fishing, boating or camping, you are going to discover a wide selection of activity options.  Sardis Lake stretches over 98,000 acres thru Panola, Lafayette and Marshall counties in beautiful Northwest Mississippi.  Come explore and discover for yourself our forest, lakes and recreational activities.  For a complete listing of all we have to offer look over the rest of our web site and start planning your next getaway today.

Sardis Lake has a Visitor Information Center that offers an array of informational materials, such as, brochures, project regulations, camping information and area maps.  You will also find several interesting exhibits that explain the missions of the Corps at Sardis Lake.  The Visitor Information Center is open weekdays from 7:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. 


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Sardis Lake News & Events

Upcoming Events

June 14       Dragonfly Triathlon

June 13-15  MS Delta Street Rod Car Show

If you are interested in sponsoring an event or you would like to schedule an event, contact the Sardis Lake Field Office at 662-563-4531.

REMINDER - All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs), All-Terrain Cycles (ATC), Utility Vehicles (UTVs) and Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles (ROVs) – The wear of a DOT-approved helmet is required for operators/passengers when operating these vehicles at Sardis Lake.  For more information contact Sardis Lake Field Office at 662-563-4531.


NOTICE: ATV Usage at Corps Lakes

Over the past several years, the recreational sport of All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) riding has become increasingly popular at the Mississippi lakes (Arkabutla, Enid, Sardis, Grenada). The numerous acres of mudflats and miles of shoreline during low lake levels provide great riding opportunities for ATV enthusiasts. However, the increased ATV traffic has prompted the Mississippi lakes' staffs to institute an educational campaign to remind users of the safety and environmental concerns associated with ATV usage.

It is imperative that riders practice safety and follow all rules and regulations while riding or using ATVs for recreational or work-related purposes at the Mississippi lakes. According to Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 36, it is unlawful to operate an ATV in a careless, negligent or reckless manner. SKIMMING, which is motoring an ATV to a high rate of speed and hydroplaning across water, is a violation of CFR Title 36. Strict enforcement of all rules and regulations is intended to provide a safe environment for ATV operation.

Visitors are also reminded that the destruction, defacement, removal, or any alteration of any public property including natural formations, mineral deposits, historical and archaeological features (material from old house sites, arrowheads and other Native American artifacts, etc.), and paleontological resources (Native American remains) is prohibited. Misuse of these machines can cause rutting and destroy sensitive wetland habitat, erode creek banks, and even destroy native plant species allowing invasive plant species to take over. Therefore, it is very important that all ATV users practice responsible riding, respect other visitors, be environmentally conscious, and abide by all rules and regulations or risk losing the privilege of riding ATVs at the Mississippi lakes. For more information, contact the Sardis Lake Field Office at 662-563-4531.

The Vicksburg District has a new APP!

The app is a great source for learning about the services offered by the District. Here are some of the items contained in the app:

• Water level observations for the District and forecasts from the National Weather Service

• Info on how to sell your goods and services to the Corps of Engineers

• Social media, news and photos from the District’s Public Affairs Office

• Info from the District’s Emergency Management Office for times of crisis

• Permitting info and notices from our Regulatory Office

• Tons of info on all of the recreation areas in the District

• Free map downloads of maps of major rivers including the Mississippi

• Ways to find our offices in the District and contact us here at HQ

Life Jackets are Mandatory at MS Lakes

The following life jacket rules are being enforced at all four of the Vicksburg District-North Mississippi lakes at Arkabutla, Sardis, Enid and Grenada.

All persons must wear a US Coast Guard-approved life jacket at all times:

  • while swimming outside of designated swimming areas.
  • while skiing or being pulled by a vessel, regardless of vessel length.
  • on powered vessels 16 to 26 feet in length whenever under power by the main propulsion unit.
  • on powered vessels less than 16 feet in length or on non-powered vessels regardless of length.

For more information, contact the Sardis Lake Field Office at 662.563.4531 or the MS Project Management Office at 662.578.3873 or 662.712.1201.