Foliage Hotspots in Mississippi That Are a Must-See


by Cherie Ward, Our Mississippi Home

There are more than just fall festivals to see and do this autumn in the Magnolia State.

Fall foliage generally arrives in Mississippi a little later than most of the country, but it’s definitely worth the wait. The Magnolia State is home to brilliant colors of fierce reds, stunning oranges, rustic browns, and electrifying yellows during the fall months with October and November being the stars.

If you just want to make a day trip or a weekend of it, here are some interesting places where you’re likely to see some of the most majestic fall scenes in Mississippi.


Did you know Mississippi has its very own little mountain at the Jeff Busby Park on the Natchez Trace near Ackerman?

If you perch atop Little Mountain, you can see about 20 miles on a clear day giving it one…

This article first appeared on Our Mississippi Home.

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