Mississippi Petrified Forest, Mississippi

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#4 of 13 in Nature in Mississippi
Mississippi Petrified Forest is located in Mississippi. To visit Mississippi Petrified Forest and other attractions in Ridgeland, use our Ridgeland road trip website .
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  • For starters, don't expect a Smithsonian grade Museum here. However, don't let that affect your decision to come. If you have a little time to kill on the road, this is an interesting find. I did not ...  more »
  • 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 fores...  more »
  • 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 o...  more »
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  • Beautiful stop for a day of nature and learning. Made a vacation strictly to go see this stop and it was great. Saw wildlife and had an amazing cat tour guide who walked with us and kept me and my SO company. (We walked in as soon as the doors opened and were all alone.) Great stop if you want to walk a trail and take in the beauty. Interesting array of gems and geodes and other interesting displays they've built.
  • If you don't like rocks, you will when you get finished. If you don't know local Mississippi fauna history, you will! Amazing information about fossils and the affects of nature on trees! Employees were friendly helpful, so go and take a stroll through nature and relaxe...
  • Pretty amazing. So peaceful and quiet. I wish the trail had been longer!
  • Beautiful and relaxing. the path was not too strenuous. Very informative. Staff was very friendly and helpful.
  • It was fun and beautiful a little pricey but my kids loved it so well worth it

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