Operated by the United States Forest Service, POW Lake Recreation Area is located within the De Soto National Forest. This camp once was used to house German & Italian prisoners during World War II and later used as a Navy rifle range, now only old ammunition bunkers and a few foundations remain. Camp sites are available on a first come first serve basis and unnumbered with a 7 day stay limit. There is a 7 acre lake and fishing is allowed. Note: All National Forest Campgrounds do not allow alcohol. Non-fee campground.
DIRECTIONS: Take Highway 49 to Highway 67; turn east on Bethel Road; follow Bethel to four-way stop; continue on Bethel for approximately 4 miles; follow signs to lake area, Saucier, MS
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Contact P.O.W. Lake Recreation Area
De Soto Ranger District
Saucier, MS 39574
Phone: (601) 528-6160
Fax: (601) 528-6193
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