Mississippi Petrified Forest

124 Forest Park Rd.
Flora, MS 39071- Map It
(601) 879-8189

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. Pet friendly (call for restrictions/fees.). Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$7; $6 (ages 65+ and students in grades 1-12).
Hours: Daily 9-6, Apr. 1-Labor Day; 9-5, rest of year. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.