Dewayne Hayes Campground is located on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, on Columbus Lake in Mississippi. The campground provides convenient access to the waterway. There is ample opportunity for visitors to fish, boat or spend the day sightseeing along the banks of the river. The recreation area was named in 1986 for Pfc. Loyd DeWayne Hayes, a member of the 145th Engineering Battalion of the Alabama National Guard.
From Columbus, Mississippi, take U.S. Highway 45 north to the junction with U.S. Highway 373/50 west. Turn left and continue for 1.5 miles to the junction with Stinson Creek Road. Travel 2 miles to Barton's Ferry Road and turn left. Proceed a half mile to the park entrance.