Jason Niles Park is located on Knox Road less than three miles from the Natchez Trace and offers beautiful scenery as well as a walking track, playground equipment, tennis courts, picnic area, a splash pad for those hot days of summer and a challenging 9 hole Disc Golf Course that winds its way throughout the […]
Leiper’s Fork Lawnchair Theater is a rustic building and stage built using cedar logs and boards on the property located in the backyard of The Leiper Creek Art Gallery. The venue was used mainly for music but the Montgomery Brothers asked the owner if they could be allowed to use the property for movies and thus […]
Milepost 15.5 – Mount Locust – At this restored historic inn, one of the first stands in Mississippi, interpretive programs are given February through November. Restroom, exhibits and ranger station.
Milepost 18.4 – Bullen Creek – A self-guiding trail leads through a mixed hardwood-pine forest. The walk takes 15 minutes.
Milepost 54.8 – Rocky Springs – A short trail from the upper parking area leads to the old townsite. Camping, picnicking, ranger station, restrooms, phone, and part of the old trace.
Milepost 122.0 – Cypress Swamp – Self-guiding trail. Allow 20 minutes to walk through a water Tupelo/bald-cypress swamp.
Milepost 135.5 – Robinson Road – Dating from 1821 this road connected Jackson and Columbus, Mississippi. It also has a picnic area.
Milepost 164.3 – Hurricane Creek – Self guiding trail. Allow 15 minutes to walk in area that identifies the plants found in different soil conditions.
Milepost 175.6 – Cole Creek – A short self-guiding trail through a water Tupelo/bald-cypress swamp.
Milepost 176.3 – Bethel Mission – One of the 13 Choctaw missions was one-half mile to the northwest. Picnic area.
Milepost 193.1 – Jeff Busby – Picnic area, campground, gas station, store, phone, and restrooms. Self-guiding trail. Allow 20 minutes to walk through area that identifies native plants and describes their use by pioneers. The overlook is on one of Mississippi’s highest points, 603 feet.
Milepost 233.2 – Witch Dance – Picnic area, Horse trail access, bike only campground, restrooms.