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Tishomingo State Park Campground

Campground or RV Park
Native Rock cabin built by WPA. – Gary Mathews

Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Tishomingo State Park is steeped in history and scenic beauty. Archeological excavations confirm the presence of Paleo Indians in the area now encompassed by the park as early as 7000 B.C.; the park takes its name from the leader of the Chickasaw nation, Chief Tishomingo. The famous Natchez Parkway, the premier highway of the early 1800s and a modern scenic parkway, runs directly through the park. Today's visitors to Tishomingo State Park discover the same timeless natural beauty that enchanted the Indians centuries ago. Tishomingo offers a unique landscape of massive rock formations and fern-filled crevices found nowhere else in Mississippi. Massive boulders blanketed in moss dot the hillsides and colorful wildflowers border trails once walked by Native Americans. - (excerpt from Tishomingo State Park brochure).

RV pads are located around the North shore of Haynes Lake, along with a chapel, a bathhouse and dump station. Most RV pads have 50 amp service (confirm with reservation).

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Driving Directions

From MS Hwy25: Look for Hwy90 (Tishomingo State Park Sign) about 1 mile South of the City of Tishomingo.

From the Natchez Trace: Take the MS Hwy90 exit and turn North to the Park Gate House.

Eco-Friendly Notes

Many hiking Trails and Natural Sites within the Park. The Swinging Bridge over Bear Creek dates back to the 1930s. A restored log cabin sits along the creek on a hiking trail.

Locally or Family Owned Business Notes

Operated by the State of Mississippi.

Maximum Campsite Spur Length

Varies: Call 662-438-6914 for information.

Maximum Length of Stay Allowed

Varies: Call 662-438-6914 for information.

Maximum Number of People Cabin or Fire Lookout May Accommodate

Varies: Call 662-438-6914 for information.

Number of Camp Sites

6 cabins, 1 cottage, 62 RV pads, 7 Tent Camping sites, 8 primitive lakefront campsites.

Pricing

Nightly Fee

Varies: Call 662-438-6914 for information.

Attributes

  • Universally Accessible
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Locally or Family-Owned Business

Amenities

Campground Style

Full-Hookups