Trace State Park

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Trace State Park
Old Natchez Trace Park
Mississippi State Park
Trace State Park, Pontotoc County, Mississippi.jpg
A lake at Trace 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; -88.90000Coordinates: 34°15′30″N 88°54′00″W / 34.25833°N 88.90000°W / 34.25833; -88.90000 [1]
Location in Mississippi
Website: Trace State Park

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.[2]

Activities and amenities[edit]

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.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Old Natchez Trace Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b "Trace State Park". Parks and Destinations. Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. Retrieved April 18, 2013. 

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