Mississippi Petrified Forest, Flora

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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  • An easy and comfortable walk through the forest. The trail is partially paved and the rest is hard packed sand. This is a self guided hike. A written handout was given to us to explain the area and.....  more »
  • Hidden place in Mississippi. Excellent place for the kids, easy and quick to hike. It is a must to stop at the cabin and get a rock souvenir !  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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Duration: 2 hours