Holly Springs National Forest


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Holly Springs National Forest

Address:1000 Front St
Oxford, MS 38655

Phone:662-236-6550
Fax:662-234-8318
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r8/mississippi/hollysprings
Size: 147,000 acres.
Location:North-central Mississippi, southeast of Memphis. Accessible by US 72 and 78; MS 7, 4, 5, 6, 30, 349, 355, and 370. Nearby cities/towns include Holly Springs, New Albany, and Oxford.
Facilities:Campgrounds, picnic sites, boat ramps, fishing pier (é), trails, playground.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, hiking.
Special Features:Historic Indian mounds, more than 40 lakes (originally built for flood and erosion control) including 260-acre Chewalla Lake. Nearby are state-owned Upper Sardis Wildlife Management Area and Wall Doxey State Park (see entry in Mississippi state parks section).

See other parks in Mississippi.
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Holly Springs National Forest also allows for solid hunting opportunities nearby.
Several additional species were found nearby around Chewalla Lake in Holly Springs National Forest, including the damselflies Argia fumipennis, A.
Way up north, beginning at Oxford and reaching to within a shadow of the Tennessee line, lies the evergreen Holly Springs National Forest.
House (and a brief stint in the Senate) and secured the Holly Springs National Forest, as well as other lands in Mississippi.
We checked several maps just to make sure, and Bethlehem appeared on each one, centered in the Holly Springs National Forest, in southern Marshall county.