If you're looking for a quiet and relaxing RV campground in northeastern Mississippi, look no further than the Campground at Barnes Crossing. This well-rated basic campground has all the amenities you will need during your visit. It is located right outside of Tupelo, where you can visit attractions, do some shopping, or have a nice lunch in a local restaurant. This city is famous for being the birthplace of Elvis Presley and has some interesting museums and locations for you to see. Book an RV in Lee County, Mississippi, and you can explore the area and see all the natural parks and historical and cultural locations.Surrounded by beautiful wooded areas, this Tupelo campground offers sites with full hookups, cable TV, and free WiFi. One of the biggest shopping malls in the state is located just a short drive from the campground, as well as a grocery store. The campground has clean restrooms and showers, laundry facilities, and phone hookups. Every site has picnic tables and fire pits where you can picnic and enjoy a barbecue. Rivers and creeks are close by, as well as a golf course.In the northern region of Mississippi, some of the most beautiful natural areas are nearby, like Holly Springs National Forest. Memphis, Tennessee, is less than two hours' drive from the campground, as is Birmingham, Alabama. In the area, you can go scenic driving, fishing, hunting, and hiking.
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Trace State Park is one of the closest natural areas when you are motorhome camping at the Campground at Barnes Crossing. At this beautiful state park, you can enjoy picnicking, fishing, hiking, and so much more. Spend a day relaxing by the lake, canoeing, and kayaking, while looking at the fantastic scenery. There are several miles of hiking trails where you can hike, walk, or ride a bike. This park also has a colorful history, as it once was home to famous pioneer Davy Crockett.Tombigbee State Park is another wilderness location near the campsites at the Campground at Barnes Crossing. Here you can spend a day in the gorgeous nature. Lake Lee is a beautiful body of water surrounded by trees, where you can go kayaking, canoeing, swimming, and fishing. This quiet and relaxing park is a perfect place to escape the crowds and noise of the city. Some of the recreational activities available here include hiking, bicycling, jogging, nature viewing, and more.Holly Springs National Forest is Mississippi’s largest and most beautiful natural park, where you can go exploring and enjoying the natural beauty and outdoors. Covering over 1.2 million acres of scenic terrain, it offers many recreational opportunities. Here you can go hiking, horseback riding, scenic driving, camping, and so much more. Fishing and hunting are also permitted in the park. Some of the most popular locations for outdoor activities and camping in the forest are the Chewalla Lake, Puskus Lake, Lake Tillatoba, Baker's Pond Hiking Trail, and more. Here you can swim, boat, or relax on the beach.
Tupelo is not a big city, but it has a lot to offer. When RV camping in the area, you can visit the Elvis Presley Birthplace, which is a small house turned into a museum. Elvis's father and grandfather built the house, and he was born in the house in 1935. His family lost the house due to hard financial times, but they lived in Mississippi until Elvis was 13. In addition to his birthplace, the park and the museum also consist of a church that he attended, which was moved to the location. You can also see statues in the park representing Elvis as a child and an adult. This authentic place tells a story of the music legend and his early life. The memorial park surrounds these two buildings, and visitors can spend some time walking and relaxing here when visiting the landmark.Tupelo also has a zoo that kids will love. It is home to over 260 animals that you can see on a guided tour or while wandering around the exhibits. See some exotic and native animals, stop by the petting zoo, and visit the reptile exhibit, Chickasaw Indian village, and so much more. Some of the animals living here include buffalo, zebras, tigers, and giraffes. Take a bison tour, check out the pony rides, and throw a little action into your visit with a ride on the zip line.Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site was an important location during the Civil War. Visit the memorial park and the cemetery. The graveyard also has a church, which was used as a hospital during the battle.