Both within the park itself and in nearby Tupelo, there are many places to experience the natural beauty of Mississippi on foot. Wherever you stay in Tombigbee State Park Hotels, walking paths and trails can be found nearby.
This 1.2 mile trail is for walking only, so no worries about cyclists, horses or other faster moving trail users. This is a fairly easy trail winding through the park grounds, so bring the entire family and take your time and some spectacular photos.
The famous king of rock n roll was born in Tupelo and thousands of visitors from all over the world come each year to pay their respects. The park marks many trails that the young Elvis walked when the Presley family lilved in Tupelo. Combine your visit to the Elvis birthplace with some pleasant hiking through the park.
If you want to experience some active mountain biking, try this trail that climbs through Tombigbee State Park. There are plenty of changes in elevation to make the route challenging. If you can't make the entire journey there are several places to switch back and leave the trail without disturbing other bikers.
The park grounds offer numerous attractions to visitors including lake fishing, hiking, volleyball and a children's playground. Nearby Tupelo has several sights to see as well.
There are two full disc golf courses in the park, free to the public (with the park day use fee) and those staying on the park grounds. Whether you are staying in Tombigbee State Park cabins or tent camping, check out this fun form of golf with the family. Staff are available to help you get the hang of this popular game.
Launch your boat on Lake Lee, a 90-acre freshwater lake full of bream, bass and catfish. You can also fish from the dock, or take a leisurely canoe ride for a relaxing water experience. No skiing or jet skiing, so the lake remains a calm, quiet environment.
Music fans will not want to visit Tombigbee without making a short drive into Tupelo to visit the house and church from the famous musician's childhood. The museum on the site preserves artefacts from Elvis' early days.