Parks & Destinations

Trace State Park

2139 Faulkner Road
Belden, MS 38826
P: (662) 489-2958


Trace State Park offers a quiet, natural retreat located just minutes from the excitement of Tupelo, one of Mississippi's fastest growing cities. Trace State Park offers a variety of outdoor activities ranging from fishing and water sports to exploring miles of secluded nature trails. Trace State Park also adds to Mississippi's History as within the park was once called the home of one America's early and colorful pioneers, Davy Crockett. Crockett lived here as a horse trader with the Chickasaw Indians after his defeat for re-election to Congress in his home state of Tennessee. It was while living here he learned of his friend, Sam Houston's plight in Texas and traveled there to help and was later killed in the Battle of the Alamo.

Park Directions and Map


Day Use
A day use entry fee is charged to all day use visitors. 

  • Entrance fee $2.00 per person, 5 years of age and under - free


Things to Do
A variety of recreational activities and facilities are available at Trace State Park.  Facilities for use include two playground areas, picnic sites, a large picnic pavilion and a laundry facility.  Recreation activities include disc golf, non-motorized and motorized trails and access to a bordering 18-hole golf course.  Water activities include a 565 acre lake.

Places to Stay
Trace State Park offers 76 developed camping sites, 16 tent sites, 5 cabins, and 3 cottages.

Things to Know
  Mississippi State Park Fees, Rules, and Regulations

Area Attractions
The following attractions are located within a short drive of Trace State Park. The park staff will be happy to provide you with directions.
Trace State Park Brochure (PDF)

Annual Events

Boat Show (Tupelo Furniture Market Buildings)
Spring Tupelo Furniture Market (Tupelo)

Tupelo Flea Market & Gun Show  (Tupelo Furniture Market Buildings)

Azalea Festival  (Tupelo Veterans Park)
Tupelo Flea Market & Gun Show  (Tupelo Furniture Market Buildings)
Spring Flea Market & Gun Show  (Tupelo Furniture Market Buildings)

Gum Tree Festival 42nd (Tupelo Downtown)
11th Annual Tupelo Film Festival  (Tupelo Downtown) 
Down From the Hills annual State of Mississippi Bluegrass Competition.  Fiddle, Dobro, Banjo, Guitar and Mandolin, youth and adult. , Union County Fairgrounds

Tupelo Elvis Festival  (Tupelo Downtown)
Tupelo Flea Market  (Tupelo Furniture Market Buildings)
Children's Discovery Day/ Living History and Skirmish
 (Brice's Crossroads National Battlefield)

Pontotoc County Fair (Pontotoc)

Tupelo Flea Market (Tupelo Furniture Market Buildings)
Fall Tupelo Furniture Market (Tupelo)

Tupelo Flea Market (Tupelo Furniture Market Buildings)
Bodock Festival (Pontotoc Downtown Square Area)
Sportsman's Bonanza  (Tupelo Furniture Market Buildings)
Heritage Pioneer Days - Living history and lots of hands on fun.  Come and experience life in the past lane with old time games, live music, basket weaving, textile arts including quilting, spinning and weaving; and lots more!

Tupelo Flea Market & Gun Show (Tupelo Furniture Market Buildings)

Tupelo Flea Market (Tupelo Furniture Market Buildings)
Tupelo Flea Market Tupelo Furniture Market Buildings)

Rudolph Run 10K (Pontotoc) info. (662) 488-5253
Breakfast with Santa (Pontotoc) Info. (662) 489-5042
Tupelo Flea Market & Gun Show  (Tupelo Furniture Market Buildings)


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