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.
Pet friendly (call for restrictions/fees.). Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted.