Trace State Park

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For the state park in Tennessee, see Natchez Trace State Park.
Coordinates: 34°15′30″N 88°54′00″W / 34.25833°N 88.90000°W / 34.25833; -88.90000
Trace State Park
Old Natchez Trace Park
Mississippi State Park
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Pontotoc
Elevation 400 ft (122 m) [1]
Coordinates 34°15′30″N 88°54′00″W / 34.25833°N 88.90000°W / 34.25833; -88.90000 [1]
Established Unspecified
Management Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
Location in Mississippi
Website: Trace State Park

Trace State Park, also known as Old Natchez Trace Park, is a state park in the U.S. state of Mississippi named for the nearby Natchez Trace trail. It is located off Mississippi Highway 6 approximately 7 miles (11 km) east of Pontotoc and approximately 7 miles (11 km) west of Tupelo. Frontiersman Davy Crockett once lived within the area bounded by the park.[2]

Activities and amenities[edit]

The park features boating, waterskiing and fishing on 565-acre (229 ha) Trace Lake, 10 primitive and 52 developed campsites, cabins and cottages, 35 miles (56 km) of trails for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and off-road vehicles, picnic area, and an 18-hole disc golf course, Old Warrior Run.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Old Natchez Trace Park". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b "Trace State Park". Parks and Destinations. Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks accessdate=2013-04-18. 

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