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.
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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.
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
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