Woodall Mountain

woodall-mountain-mississippi2Woodall Mountain is the highest elevation in Mississippi at 806 feet. Follow signs from Highway 25 south of Iuka to County Road 187 to County Road 176 to County Road 185, the scenic gravel drive to the top of Woodall Mountain. Woodall Mountain is know as America’s bloodiest high point because of the 1862 Battle of Iuka, one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War up to that time. Up to 300,000 troops passed through the area during the Civil War. Iuka was a popular mustering out location due to the plentiful springs and healthful climate.