Walking amongst ancient trees that have turned into stone over the course of millions of years might sound like the plot of a sci-fi movie, but it’s not. It’s exactly what you’ll be doing when you visit the Mississippi Petrified Forest. This unique hiking trail in Mississippi is an otherworldly experience.

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Mississippi Petrified Forest is open year-round, closing only on select holidays. Have any questions? Call (601) 879-8189. You can also visit the Mississippi Petrified Forest website.

Large rock formations in Mississippi are pretty rare, but they do exist in a few places, including Tishomingo State Park. Nestled in the foothills of the Appalachians, the park boasts a terrain unlike any other in the state and even offers rock climbing!

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