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Mississippi Petrified Forest, Flora

#3 of 34 in Nature in Mississippi
Must see · Forest · Nature / Park
A National Natural Landmark - Celebrating 50+ Years of Preservation! * Giant Petrified Logs Throughout Nature Trail, Gem-Mineral-Fossil Museum, Gem Mining Flume, Unique Gift Shop, Patio Rock Shop, Campground, Picnic Area, Event Pavilion * A Fun & Educational Experience For All Ages! Admission For Nature Trail & Museum. Adults-$7, Seniors/Students-$6, Group Rates Available. Last admittance to trail is 1 hour before Gift Shop closes. Leashed pets welcome. Handicap Accessible.
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  • Perfect stop during our road trip to take in nature and stretch the legs. This was a nice 30 minute hike on a well marked trail. There was a nice breeze under the trees as we walked along listening....  more »
  • From the name, I didn't expect the place to be as interesting as it was. While not fancy, it was well organized and a treat to visit for the 45 min or so, a nice walk in the woods and little museum.....  more »
  • Very interesting place. The tour was just okay (trail with petrified wood and other points of interest) but the gift shop had tons of amazing items. Great looking rocks from around the world.
  • This is a unique place since you do not see many attractions like this at all. The man working there was very nice and answered all our questions. It was a little buggy outside but they offered free bug spray. The trail was very well maintained and it was easy to traverse through the topography. I really enjoyed the indoor exhibit at the end which showed all these different minerals and other natural deposits. I bought some petrified wood earrings which were made in MS so that’s a cool keepsake to have!

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