The One Place In Mississippi That Must Be Seen To Be Believed

Of all the amazing sites in Mississippi, the Petrified Forest is by far one of the most impressive. Millions of years in the making, it’s filled with ancient trees that have been transformed into stone wonders. Not only an incredible site, it’s also extremely unique – it’s the only forest of its kind in the eastern part of the United States. This remarkable natural wonder is an absolute must see. Check it out.

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To get a closer look at the forest and learn more about the petrification process, check out the video below.

Ready to explore Mississippi Petrified Forest? The national landmark is opened year-round (except for Christmas day and Thanksgiving) and is located at 124 Forest Park Road in Flora. Admission is $7 for adults and $6 for students and seniors. Click here for more information.

Looking for another unbelievable site in the state? Check out “Hiking To This Aboveground Cave In Mississippi Will Give You A Surreal Experience.