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Rocky Springs, Mississippi

Natchez Trace Parkway -- Rocky Springs (NPS Campground)

Rocky Springs, Mississippi

Natchez Trace Parkway Milepost 54.8
Rocky Springs, Mississippi 38804
Phone: (800) 305-7417

Sites: 22
Recent Rate: $1 5/2015

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Latitude: 32.086283353514
Longitude: -90.798783302307
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) no
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

7 Reviews

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Review Count: 37
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

Rocky Springs is a smaller NPS park directly on the Natchez Trace Parkway. We camped in the unused Host Site, but there were about 5 or 6 sites that could have accommodated our 39' RV. Many other sites for smaller campers or motor homes. The initial entry sites are the most level. If you see one you like in the first 10 or so, grab it. The rest are up on the hill, not as level. There was lots of room to maneuver our RV through the campground. The restrooms were clean, as were the sites, even though no host was present. No AT&T or Verizon coverage. Most sites are wooded and only a few had a satellite view. Best of all, its free. What's not to like! We would definitely stay here again. We camped at Natchez Trace Parkway -- Rocky Springs (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Site Number
Site Surface
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady, Covered Forested

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Review Count: 18
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: May, 2014
Overall Rating:      

This is a nice FREE National Park campground right along the Natchez Trace Parkway. No hookups, no water fill or dump station available so arrive prepared. Sites were mostly wooded and paved although many were in need of repair. Picnic tables and fire rings at each site. Great place to spend a night or 2 along the Trace. Very few sites were occupied when we visited in early May. No Verizon cellular voice or data service. We camped at Natchez Trace Parkway -- Rocky Springs (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 336
States Visited: 32
Helpful Reviews: 64

Date of Stay: April, 2011 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

Sites not numbered. Free – This campground is in the recreational area of the Rocky Springs Site. No electricity or water but water at the bathrooms. This campground needs some work. Sites need to be leveled and repaved. We had driven down here on the Trace to avoid some violent storms that were going through Jackson for two days and it was a good stop. There were four other campers in the park for the first night and only us for the second. Another camper had told us three weeks earlier the snowbirds heading home on the Trace squeezed 43 RV’s in 19 sites. The Rocky Springs Site and trail in the park is fascinating with the old church, dried out springs and markers for the whole town in the woods. This park is also near Port Gibson which was not burned by Grant because it was too beautiful on his march through MS. The Windsor ruins are worth the drive to go see. If we traveled the Trace again we would stay here for a one night stay. It was very peaceful! Just a note about three hours after we left this campground a tornado was seen heading for it right up the Trace. We camped at Natchez Trace Parkway -- Rocky Springs (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 435
States Visited: 52
Helpful Reviews: 41

Date of Stay: April, 2010 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice CG and free. But beware, we came in during the annual French Canadian migration north out of their winter spots. We only got a site because someone saw our FL tags and did not want another French Canadian next to him, we pulled in as the other MH pulled out. 22 sites, but there were 36 RV's one night, most sites 2 deep, some with 3. Handicapped site taken and cones moved from empty host site so they could take it. Car parking area held 2 more, some smaller units on the side of road. Totally out of control, will be writing to the NPS about it. A no hookup in Canada cost us $27.50 and they are taking this place over, lots of them stay a couple of weeks at a time. They have some kind of schedule, as some left on morning another pulled right in. We camped at Natchez Trace Parkway -- Rocky Springs (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: March, 2010 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

Loved this site! We arrived on a Wednesday, which is a good thing, because it was full by Friday morning. The sites are very spacious, private, and shaded- and the bathrooms are the cleanest I've ever seen, complete with running water- unexpected, considering the campsite is free! We stayed in a tent, so I don't know if there were hookups of any kind. A lot of our fellow campers had RV's and ran generators overnight, so I assume no? The campground hosts were great, very friendly and helpful. The only thing to remember is this site is secluded, you will not have cell service and the closest amenities are 30 miles away in any direction..we camped in early March, so perhaps it was too early in the season, but we could not find firewood to purchase ANYWHERE. The hosts were great though, they knew our plight and gave us firewood on the cold nights! Make sure to come prepared with enough food, firewood, etc. and you will love this site. (ps-had to enter $1 for the fee because $0 is not allowed..this campsite is FREE!) We camped at Natchez Trace Parkway -- Rocky Springs (NPS Campground) in a Tent.

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: March, 2010 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

Campground is crazy busy Oct 15 - Nov 20 and Mar 15 - Apr 20 when northern "snowbirds" (both Canadian and American) are on migration. When hosts are onsite (Oct 15 - Mar 25), the 10-14 day limit is enforced, but double/triple parking is allowed. Early arrival is encouraged, especially by tent campers. Late November, through early March can be idyllic, if weather cooperates. Lots of birds, small critters, and hiking/bicycling opportunities. We camped at Natchez Trace Parkway -- Rocky Springs (NPS Campground) in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 49
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: January, 2008 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

Beautiful, well maintained campground run by National Park Service. All paved and semi-level sites. Bathrooms, but no hook-ups, showers, or amenities -- just nice dry camping. On the Natchez Trace Parkway about 25 miles south of Jackson and 30 miles north of Natchez, MS. Best of all -- it is pristine and FREE! I only entered $1 above because the website won't let you enter zero. We probably would not have brought our 43' motorcoach here (although there were some nice long pull-throughs), just because of the twists and turns, and because we couldn't explore the trace as well in a larger coach; but in our truck camper, it was just perfect. We camped at Natchez Trace Parkway -- Rocky Springs (NPS Campground) in a Truck Camper.

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