RV Campgrounds in Tupelo, MS

RV Campgrounds in Tupelo, MS
Beyond being the birthplace of Elvis Presley, Tupelo has much to offer RV campers who love the great outdoors. Tupelo is flanked on the east and west by a pair of state parks. The Tombigbee River is only 12 miles to the east, and Holly Springs National Forest is 30 miles to the west, both easy drives on U.S. 78. There also is easy access to the area's RV campgrounds.

Campground at Barnes Crossing

This wooded campground offers full hook-ups with 30- or 50-amp electricity and free cable TV connections and WiFi access at every site. There are 54 sites in total, 25 of which are pull-throughs. Telephone hook-ups are also available, and the campground has a shower house and coin laundry. An added plus for big-rig RVs is that the campground is near the interchange between U.S. 45 and the Natchez Trace Parkway, making the drive into or away from Tupelo much easier.

Campground at Barnes Crossing
125 Road 1698
Tupelo, MS 38804
(662) 844-6063
cgbarnescrossing.com

Tombigbee State Park

Six miles to the southeast of the center of Tupelo, Tombigbee State Park offers a 20-site, pet-friendly RV campground with full hook-ups. The campground is forested, and has a shower house in a central location. The sizes for most of the sites are in the 30- to 40-foot range. Other accommodations are available in the form of a tent campground and rental cabins. Among the park's other features and facilities are barbecue grills and picnic tables, fire rings, dump station, coin laundry, boat ramp, soccer field, volleyball court, and playground. The park has fishing, boating and hiking.

Tombigbee State Park
264 Cabin Drive
Tupelo, MS 38804
(662) 842-7669
mississippistateparks.reserveamerica.com

Natchez Trace State Park

Natchez Trace State Park has the honor of being the place where the largest bass in state history (18.15 lbs.) was caught, back in 1992. The park has two RV camping loops, with 50 sites between them. Each loop has its own central shower house, and all sites have electrical hook-ups. The state park is pet-friendly, and has picnic tables, barbecue grills, fire rings, dump station, coin laundry, boat ramp, and a playground. Other accommodations are available such as rental cabins or tent camping. The park has fishing, boating and hiking.

Natchez Trace State Park
230 B. Wickcliff Road
Natchez, MS 39120
(601) 442-2658
mississippistateparks.reserveamerica.com

Article Written By Edwin Thomas

Edwin Thomas has been writing since 1997. His work has appeared in various online publications, including The Black Table, Proboxing-Fans and others. A travel blogger, editor and writer, Thomas has traveled from Argentina to Vietnam in pursuit of stories. He holds a Master of Arts in international affairs from American University.

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