Comprised of ancient oaks that date back centuries and a statue with a baffling origin, Twelve Oaks Nature Preserve is absolutely magical. There’s more to the site than old trees and a mysterious sculpture, though. Visitors can enjoy everything from waterfront views to art classes.

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The Land Trust for the Mississippi Coastal Plain (LTMCP) manages the Twelve Oaks Nature Preserve.  To learn more, call LTMCP at (228) 435-9191. Have any info on the preserve’s statue? Reach out to the FACE on Facebook.

So, did you know about Twelve Oaks Nature Preserve? Ever been? If so, what’d you think?

Twelve Oaks Nature Preserve isn’t the only place in the state with ancient trees. In addition to the Mississippi Petrified Forest, the state is home to the Friendship Oak, one of the oldest trees in America!

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