AAA Editor Notes
Mississippi Petrified Forest is 1.5 mi. s.w. of jct. US 49 and SR 22, following signs to 124 Forest Park Rd. A half-mile, self-guiding hiking path through this National Natural Landmark passes 36-million-year-old petrified logs, with numbered highlights corresponding to a Nature Trail Guide available at the registration desk. The Earth Science Museum in the visitor center has exhibits of petrified wood, fossils and minerals.
Pets on leash are allowed. Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.