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Mississippi Petrified Forest

124 Forest Park Road, MS
+1 601-879-8189
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Wonderful attraction

This is indeed a hidden gem. Although it is privately owned the entrance price is very reasonable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brian M
Montrose, United Kingdom
An unexpected adventure

The guide book made this sound quite interesting, but we weren't really sure what to expect. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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“picnic area” (7 reviews)
“gift shop” (23 reviews)
124 Forest Park Road, MS
+1 601-879-8189
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is indeed a hidden gem. Although it is privately owned the entrance price is very reasonable and the items in the gift shop are good quality and very reasonably priced. The walk through the forest is simply wonderful and the free guidebook is very...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The guide book made this sound quite interesting, but we weren't really sure what to expect. The self guided tour takes you through the forest (with actually normal wooden trees) and highlights lots of pieces of petrified wood which were trapped in a flood thousands...More

Thank HalnTel
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Small walk through the forest. You can see several fossils of plants and more. Well maintained structure. Little Museum very interesting at the exit. Shop more than discreet and very friendly and helpful. Outside, plenty of space for Pic Nic also covered. Recommended. Visit time...More

1  Thank Naughty-Cougar
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Another unique place that you wouldn't think of finding in Mississippi! It is set up very nicely. Very informative. Nice walk. BRING BUG SPRAY!! Nicely prices. The ladies there are very friendly!

1  Thank srpanderson70
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We returned to the Ms. Petrified Forest taking more friends to experience it's uniqueness. It is tucked away off the beaten path in beauty and nature. It is simple and extravagant all in one breath. The petrified forest is a short walk of about 1/2...More

1  Thank Cdbiam
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This is an amazing place, worth the drive. Staff are friendly and well-informed, and learning about how nature created it is most surprising! Huge gift shop with many reasonably priced treasures. ONLY petrified forest east of the Mississippi.

Thank John M
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I have seen signs for this most of my life. We finally decided to stop. So worth the stop. Take the tour. $7. Nice little stroll through the forest with markers pointing out points of interest. The petrified wood is amazing. Very very hugh logs....More

Thank Traveling38915
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This place is fascinating. You have to spend time in the gift shop and look at the history scrap book before taking the walk. The landscape here changes fast. There are known petrified logs 75' below the surface. It's tranquil on the trail. They also...More

1  Thank Steven H
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We drove out to the petrified forest on a whim based on the TripAdvisor reviews and it was pleasant surprise. There are plenty of picnic tables and a camping area that was well maintained. We found the petrified forest path very intriguing. The fossils and...More

Thank HoxInSox
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We were in Jackson on a lark and decided to take the 30 minute drive to the Petrified Forest. It was so great! The price was right and just the right amount of effort. The walkway is paved and the trees are massive! We could...More

Thank Trish L
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