The results are in, and with a total of 4,410 votes by the public, Mississippi’s 2016 Ultimate Outdoor Attraction is…Camping at Tishomingo State Park!
Through a bracket-style competition, Mississippi’s Ultimate Outdoor Throwdown allowed users to vote on which of 32 destinations was their favorite.
Find more information about camping Tishomingo State Park on the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks website:
Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Tishomingo State Park is steeped in history and scenic beauty. Archaeological 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 Trace 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.
Whether you stay in a tent, RV, or cabin, you’ll have an affordable adventure for the whole family. Congratulations to Tishomingo State Park on the 2016 title!