Hiking The Tishomingo State Park

The MOST popular hiking trail in Mississippi.

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Near Tishomingo within the Tishomingo State Park in northeastern Mississippi, the 10 mile Nature Trail loop in Tishomingo State Park runs alongside Bear Creek and is sometimes steep and rocky.It is lined with massive, jutting sandstone formations. The ten-mile loop is easily covered in a day. Resurrection ferns, Christmas ferns, and even the endangered walking fern spring from errant streams and line canyon floors.

To reach the hiking trailhead from Tupelo, take the Natchez Trace National Parkway 45 miles directly into the park at milepost 304.

Overall, Tishomingo State Park is the 1st most popular hiking trail of all 10 hikes in Mississippi.


Local Contact(s):  Tishomingo State Park (601) 438-6911;Miss. Tourism (800) 647-2290

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Mississippi" from Johnny Molloy

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Luxury Loding:  State Park Cabins (601) 438-6914

Breakfast Restaurant:  Ajax Diner, Oxford; Taylor Restaurant, Taylor

Reference Source:  click here http://www.mdwfp.com/

GPS:  34.6217, -88.19

Date Published:  12/25/2015

Date Updated:  7/8/2016

ID:  6916


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