Feel in touch with nature's splendor by visiting the Wall Doxey State Park. Centered on a 60-acre lake, the park provides guests with various outdoor activities and top-notch hospitality in Wall Doxey State Park cabins. Besides, there are also hiking trails, fishing grounds, birdwatching, and other activities to keep you excited all day.
Best Hiking Trails in Wall Doxey State Park
Wall Doxey State Park is known for its rugged, mountainous terrain that provides perfect hiking trails. Spend time outside Wall Doxey State Park cabins and explore the following trail systems in and around the park.
1. Wall Doxey Nature Trail
Established in 1938, this trail covers a distance of about 2.5 miles and loops around Spring Lake. A hundred feet from the trailhead is a footbridge by which you cross the lake’s only feeder river. While hiking, visitors pass through habitats of sweet gum and maple trees, as well as red cedars.
2. The Arkabutla Lake Nature Center Trail
The path stretches about three miles and is located near Hernando, Mississippi. Anyone can take on the terrain as it is characterized by gently rolling plains and woodlands demonstrating the untouched state of the trail.
3. Swinging Bridge Nature Trail
The trail is located near Coldwater, Mississippi and features a loop design. It covers about one mile and traverses a flat land with no significant elevation. Travelers have the chance to learn about the rich history of the Arkbutla community and the Coldwater dam.
4. The Lakeshore Trail at Lake Chewalla
The trail snakes along the west shoreline of the Chewalla lake. Walking along the trail takes guests through various recreational facilities and near an old Native American mound. History lovers relish visiting the site to have a feel of what it was during the ancient times.
Best Family Activities in Wall Doxey State Park
Aside from hiking, visitors can also stay with Wall Doxey State Park hotels and visit the attractions and indulge in various outdoor activities. They include the following.
1. Kirkwood National Golf Course
Any visitor who relishes playing golf or spending time in the green carpet of grass, then the Kirkwood Golf course is the best place to be. The wooded areas and challenging ground elevation make the course moderately tricky.
Wall Doxey park has 62 standard camping sites and 18 primitive wooded sites for those who love staying outside. Modernized sites feature hot shower, picnic tables, water, grills, and electrical hook-up stations. Primitive camping grounds have water, toilets, and showers.
The Spring Lake is stocked with fish and offers hours of fishing experience to anyone wishing to wallow in the crystalline waters of the lake. The park provides fishing licenses to anyone between 16 and 65 years.
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