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.