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23-mile marked trails in national forest, variety of scenic terrain, native plant life, crosses several local roads, offers option of several trails of varying lengths, 1.5 to 23 miles, open year-round, also primitive camping, nature trails, picnic areas
15-mile multipurpose trail located along the south side of Enid Lake. This trail offers visitors opportunities to ride horses or hike by foot. One main feature of this trail is Ford's Well. In the early 1900s, Ford's Well's therapeutic waters attracted local citizens.
Scenic views in Appalachian foothills, abundant in natural beauty. A unique landscape of massive rock formations, fern-filled crevices found nowhere else in Mississippi - more than 600 species of fern, wildflowers, bob white quail, wild turkey, hawks, vultures, ospreys, owls, wading birds; great viewing from diverse 13-mile hiking trail system including 3.5-mile Bear Creek Outcropping Trail beginning at 200' swinging bridge; cliffs, outcroppings, and overhangs, including rock climbing; 60' Jean's Overhang rock; free rock climbing permit at park office; helmets and safety equipment required.
Trails: 35 miles of back country trails offers hiking, ATV riding, mountain biking and horseback riding.
Recreation: Along with our trails we offer 565-acre lake, 1/2 for fishing & skiing, 1/2 for fishing only; boating, wildlife viewing.
Camping: This campground is located minutes away from Tupelo National Battlefield and Brice's Crossroads. 10 cabins, 10 tent sites, 52 RV sites (paved), 3 pull-thus (60'), 49 back-ins (40'), 52 full hook-ups, 30/50 amps, dump station, slide-out accommodations, pet restrictions.
Facilities: Restrooms, showers, firewood, satellite TV.
1-mile hiking trail through a scenic area with large trees
23 mile long trail in De Soto National Forest traverses longleaf pine covered ridges, pitcher plant savannas, flooded tupelo/bald cypress swamps, offering excellent wildlife viewing
33-total-mile hiking trail system in scenic Civil War Battleground of Seige of Vicksburg; magnificent views overlooking Mississippi River; Al Scheller Scout Trail - 12-mile compass trail , physically demanding, rugged wooden terrain, loess bluffs; Trek Hiking Trail - 7 miles along Tour Road, battlegrounds and monuments; Trail Hiking Trail - 14 miles on Tour Road historic Civil War battle sites; visitors center; reserved guides available.
15- Mile loop over beautiful terrain in Tombigbee National Forest, shorter loops available; topography formed by Ripley Formation and Prairie Bluff Chalk from Upper Cretaceous Period, approximately 70 million years ago; marine fossils, including shark teeth, fish vertebrae, large extinct clam Exogyra popular. Includes a 23-mile multi-loop scenic horseback riding trail.
Hiking trail in Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge offering excellent viewing of the rare red-cockaded woodpeckers
THE OFFICIAL TOURISM RESOURCE FOR THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI