Pulloffs and Trail ClosuresSome pulloffs and trails are closed due to storm damage and/or unsafe conditions.
Rocky Springs Hiking Trail - Partial Closure
Milepost 55 to Milepost 59
Yockanookany Hiking /Horse Trail - Partial Closure
Milepost 108 to Milepost 131
Cypress Swamp Pulloff and Trail
River Bend Parking Area/Restrooms
Myrick Creek Walking Trail
Blackland Prairie Hiking Trail - Partial Closure
Milepost 260.8 to Milepost 261.8
Cave Spring Pulloff Exhibit
Corona Virus (COVID-19)
To protect the health of those who live, work and visit our national parks and facilities, and in support of the President’s Executive Order on Protecting the Federal Workforce and Requiring Mask-Wearing, the National Park Service (NPS) today implemented a mask requirement for employees, visitors, partners and contractors.
While the listed areas are accessible for visitors to enjoy, a return to full operations will continue to be phased, and services may be limited. When recreating, please follow local area health orders, practice Leave No Trace principles, and avoid crowding and high-risk outdoor activities.
The CDC has offered guidance to help people recreating in parks and open spaces prevent the spread of infectious diseases. We will continue to monitor all park functions to ensure that visitors adhere to CDC guidance for mitigating risks associated with the transmission of COVID-19 and take any additional steps necessary to protect public health.
Mississippi, Alabama, and most of Tennessee are classified as humid subtropical climates. The weather ranges from mild winters to hot summers. Average high temperatures reach into the high 80's in summer, and into the high 40's in winter. Thunderstorms are common in Mississippi, especially in the southern part of the state, and from June through November, the state is occasionally affected by hurricanes moving north from the Gulf of Mexico. Check local forecasts to plan your trip.
Last updated: February 23, 2021