Most People Don’t Know Some Of The Oldest Trees In The World Are Found In Mississippi

In the past, we told you about Mississippi’s Petrified Forest, which is home to some pretty old trees – but it’s not the only place in the state you’ll find ancient trees. There’s also Sky Lake Wildlife Management Area (WMA). An incredible natural wonder, the WMA has some of the oldest bald cypress trees on earth. But age isn’t the only impressive thing about the trees. Take a look:

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Sky Lake WMA is open to the public during daylight hours. For more information, call (662) 335-2422. You can also visit the Sky Lake WMA website.

Address: 1692 Townsend Lake Road, Belzoni, MS, 39038