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From primitive camping to full-service RV accommodations to cozy cabins, Mississippi's State Parks are fantastic places to stay. For complete information, click here.
3-mile hiking trail traversing through various wildlife habitats and topographic features
This one of a kind petrified forest includes nature trail among the petrified logs, picnic area, museum and gift shop.
Hiking trail 2-mile network in Natchez State Park, gravel road-pipeline corridor circuit begins and ends in parking lot above boat launch ramp and office on east side of the dam, continues around the east side of the lake, past lakeside cabins; continue on dirt roads to explore area; ideal for backpacking.
Hiking trails along the scenic Natchez Trace Parkway; Tupelo - Beech Springs (mile post 266) to Chickasaw Village (mile post 261.8); Old Town Overlook Trail -3.5 miles, hiking only beginning at Chickasaw Village site and continuing to Natchez Trace Park Headquarters and Visitor’s Center; also joins with the Tupelo Horse Trail, 3.5 mile loop, hiking and equestrian, beginning on west side of Tupelo, continuing through early succession; forest with cedar, osage orange, heavy undergrowth.
29 mile hiking trail in Tombigbee National Forest, located in Choctaw and Winston counties, scenic mix of single and double track trails with tight switchbacks, old forest roads and dirt-gravel roads, easy to moderate technical difficulty, challenging climbs, north trail head located in the Choctaw Lake Recreation Area, east trail head at Noxubee Hills Cemetery.
3.5 mile hiking trail on the Natchez Trace Scenic Trail, connecting with Beech Springs and Chickasaw Village inside the park
hiking trail 5-mile one way in beautiful Homochitto National Forest, Pellucid Bayou, Pretty Creek
7.67-mile trail through woods along Natchez Trace
adjacent to Natchez Trace Parkway and then along Pear Orchard Road, north from Towne Center Boulevard, Lake Harbour Road from Pear Orchard Road, north from Towne Center Boulevard, Lake Harbour Road from Pear Orchard to Friendship Park, Old Canton Road from Lake Harbour to the Natchez Trace, from the Natchez Trace west along Rice Road and north along Highway 51 to Jackson Street, from Jackson Street to Highland Colony Parkway
4.5-Mile nationally designated partially looped hiking trail network beginning and ending at Plum Point Recreation Area, descends to sandy edge of Enid Lake, passes impressive gullies in deep woods, additional trails - Quail Run Nature Trail, 2.5 miles and Beech Hollow Nature Trail, .5 miles
About 30 miles southwest of Jackson, Mississippi, near Port Gibson, the Rocky Springs section offers ten miles of trail extending from the Utica-Regantown Rd. trailhead (Milepost 59 on the Natchez Trace Parkway) south to Owen Creek pull-off (Milepost 52.4). Primitive camping; nature trails; creek; waterfall; picnic areas. Historic old townsite with 1800's brick church and old cemetary; original Natchez Trace road bed can be hiked.
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