Trace State Park
|Trace State Park|
A lake at Trace State Park
|Location||Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States|
|Elevation||400 ft (120 m)|
|Governing body||Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks|
Trace State Park (formerly Old Natchez Trace Park) is a public recreation area located off Mississippi Highway 6, approximately 7 miles (11 km) east of Pontotoc and 7 miles (11 km) west of Tupelo in the U.S. state of Mississippi. The state park surrounds 565-acre (229 ha) Trace Lake and is named for the nearby Natchez Trace trail. Famed frontiersman Davy Crockett once lived within the area bounded by the park.
Activities and amenities
The park features boating, waterskiing and fishing, primitive and developed campsites, cabins and cottages, the Jason M. Stewart Nature Trail, 35 miles (56 km) of trails for mountain biking, horseback riding and off-road vehicles, picnic area, and two 18-hole disc golf courses.