Milepost 308.4- Cave Spring- This is considered an important historic site to the Chickasaw people.
Tishomingo County — Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains – beautiful vistas and home to Woodall Mountain, the highest point in Mississippi, two award-winning state parks, a national park, 50,000 acres of lakes, 12,000 acres of protected hunting areas and 10 Corps of Engineers parks. An outdoor enthusiast’s paradise—caves, canyons, swinging bridge, covered bridge, and miles of hiking trails and streams perfect for canoeing, fishing and swimming. Take a break at our quaint restaurants and cafes, arts and craft shops and the old Tishomingo County Courthouse Museum, once the “Marriage Capitol of the South.”
See some of Tishomingo County’s highlights here.
Tishomingo is always a refreshing change of pace! Learn more by visiting www.tishomingofunhere.org or call 662-423-0051.
Milepost 308.8- Bear Creek Mound- This ceremonial structure was built between 1200 and 1400.
Battle of Iuka – September 19, 1862
Apron Shop at Pineslab Shop is the “HOME OF THE ONE & ONLY APRON MUSEUM.”
This 1854 courthouse was once the county seat of government of old Tishomingo County when the county included Alcorn, Prentiss, and Tishomingo Counties.
Oak Grove Cemetery is the final resting place of Civil War soldiers and a former governor of Mississippi.
Woodall Mountain is the highest elevation in Mississippi at 806 feet.
Iuka Pioneer Log Cabin is an 1879 log and native stone dogtrot pioneer cabin located in Mineral Springs Park, Iuka, Mississippi.
Mineral Springs Park is a world famous mineral springs named after Chickasaw Chief Iuka.
Bear Creek Canoe Trip is a 6.25 mile float trip through Bear Creek Canyon.
The Tenn-Tom Waterway is the largest construction project in Corps of Engineers history, requiring more earth-moving than the Panama Canal.
Pickwick Lake and Bay Springs Lake are famous for scenic beauty such as 50 foot Cooper Falls located on Pickwick Lake just north of J. P. Coleman State Park.
This golfing masterpiece includes an 18 hole championship golf course, driving range, 55 foot waterfall, short game practice area, full service clubhouse and pro shop.
Pickwick Landing State Park has a Park Inn and Restaurant, conference facility, cabins, camping, marina, picnic facilities, swimming pool, & golf course.
Eastport Marina and Resort has a full service marina for over 100 boats, offering boat repair, boat storage, gas dock, boat ramp, bait & tackle, snacks, fishing licences, souvenirs and seasonal restaurant.
Pickwick Pines Resort & Marina is rated one of the best retirement and vacation communities in the Southeastern USA.
Aqua Yacht Harbor is one of America’s largest freshwater marinas located on Pickwick Lake.