Tishomingo SP Outcroppings Nature Trail

  • Watch out for Wild Turkeys along this hike!


Bird Watching

Dogs Yes

Rock Climbing

Fall Foliage

2 (miles)



Minimal (Elev. Δ - ft)


Outcroppings Nature Trail is an easy hike in Tishomingo State Park, Mississippi. This trail is kid and dog friendly, but your furry kids must be on leash. The park website says "this is a loop trail that begins and ends at the Swinging Bridge. This beautiful trail works its way along a ridge of huge rock outcroppings and offers a splendid view of the valley that Bear Creek travels through. The outcroppings are popular with rock climbing enthusiasts. The Chickasaw Indians lived in the caves among these rocks when they inhabited the area. As you walk along the trail toward Bear Creek, you may notice various types of wildlife. It is not unusual to see large turtles sunning themselves along the creek." There is camping available in Tishomingo State Park.


"The park takes its name from the leader of the Chickasaw nation, Chief Tishomingo. The famous Natchez Trace Parkway, the premier highway of the early 1800s and a modern scenic parkway, runs directly through the park."

Red Tape

Entrance and Camping Fees
Contact: Tishomingo State Park 105 CR 90 - P.O. Box 880 Tishomingo, MS 38873

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