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Rocky Springs Campground, Milepost 54.8

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National Park Service

Natchez Trace Parkway

Rocky Springs is located on the Natchez Trace Parkway at milepost 54.8. It includes a 22-site campground, picnic tables, restrooms, a section of the Old Natchez Trace, self-guiding walking trails through the old town site and the spring. Campground sites are on a first come first served basis, no…

Fee Info

No Fee Area

RV & Trailer Information - No electric or plumbing hookups. The length restriction for RVs is 55 feet, including a tow vehicle, and the height restriction is 14 feet. The Parkway can accommodate an RV weighing up to 40,000 pounds.

Reservation Info

Campground sites are on a first come first served basis, no reservations. Campgrounds are typically busiest during the spring and fall, especially during holiday weekends.

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.

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  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites


19 Reviews of Rocky Springs Campground, Milepost 54.8

Ratings Breakdown

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Reviewed Apr. 20, 2022

One of my favorite places

This is one of my favorite places in the south. The old town of rocky Springs is worth a visit. The campground is free. It has not been maintained by the NPS. Sadly it needs alot of work. There are flush toilets but no potable water. But you get to cruise on the trace!

Month of VisitMay
MThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2022

Needs attention.

This campground has three restrooms. One is boarded up and should be razed. One in the ranger station was closed but the lights were on. The one open restroom had no power or water in the sink. Apparently there was a trickle in the women’s side sink. Fortunately the toilets flushed.

As tenters,…

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Month of VisitMay
Mic F.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2022

No water currently

It's a beautiful area and nice little piece of history to see. I'm assuming due to covid though there isn't running water in the restrooms and showers aren't accessible either. It's a fairly busy campground with people coming in and out and driving around the loop. But other than that there weren't…

Month of VisitApril


Rocky Springs Campground, Milepost 54.8 is located in Mississippi


At mile post 54.8 exit off of the Natchez Trace Parkway. Take the first right to enter into the campground. Latitude: 32.08645 Longitude -90.79871


32.0874319 N
90.79884055 W

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