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The Hidden Park That Will Make You Feel Like You’ve Discovered Mississippi’s Best Kept Secret

It’s no secret that Mississippi is home to a ton of amazing parks. Between the numerous state parks, national parks, and recreation areas, there are plenty of options when it comes to outdoor fun in Mississippi. Oftentimes, popular parks, like Tishomingo State Park and the Clark Creek Nature Area, get all the attention. And while these parks are amazing and should definitely be visited at least once, the state has so much more to offer. A perfect example is Chautauqua Park in Crystal Springs. Filled with history, natural beauty, and one of the most unique trails in the state, the park is an absolute must-visit. Take a look.

Get to Chautauqua Park by taking exit 72 on Interstate 55, drive east to Highway 51, then turn right into the park’s entrance, which is about one mile ahead. For more information, click here.

Did you know about this amazing park? Ever visited? Share your thoughts with us in the comments section.

Looking for another unique park in the state? Check out “The Amazing Historic Park Hiding In Mississippi You’ll Definitely Want To Visit.

Daniella DiRienzo
Even though she was born in New York, Daniella has lived in the south pretty much her entire life. The self-proclaimed southerner graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2011. Since graduation, she has worked as a freelance writer for several websites and opened a clothing consignment shop in her town of Picayune, MS.