Legion Nature Trail

  • Watch for Northern Cardinals (Cardinalis cardinalis) along the trail.


Bird Watching

Dogs Yes


Fall Foliage

1.9 (miles)



Minimal (Elev. Δ - ft)


Legion Nature Trail is an easy hike in Legion State Park near Starkville, Mississippi. This trail is great for those hiking with small children and is dog friendly. Your furry kids have to be on leash. The park website says this hike is "a 1.9 mile nature trail encircles Lake Toppasha, and two miles of trails wind through the Red Hills Archery Range providing a close look at native birds, plants, and wildlife." There is camping available in Legion State Park.

Red Tape

Entrance and Camping Fees
Contact: Legion State Park 635 Legion State Park Road Louisville, MS 39339

Mississippi Trails

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