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From primitive camping to full-service RV accommodations to cozy cabins, Mississippi's State Parks are fantastic places to stay. For complete information, click here.
Operated by the United States Forest Service, Big Foot Horse Trail features 23 miles of trail, which is excellent for the beginner as well as experienced horseback rider or hiker. The trail offers four loops ranging in length from five to eleven miles. Note: This is a totally primitive campground; bring water. All National Forest Campgrounds do not allow alcohol.
Directions: Take Highway 49 to Saucier; turn east on Bethel Road; follow Bethel to four-way stop; go left (north) approximately three miles on Airey Tower Road; turn east on FS Road 440; go one mile to entrance.
7-mile mountain biking trail and a 10-mile horseback riding trail. Activity area with other recreational activities.
5.5-mile horseback riding trail winding through beautiful forest terrain and along creek beds in Homochitto National Forest
16 trails on 1300 acres. Trails for horseback riding. Organized rides in the spring and fall. Nature tours, picnic area and campsites with water and electricity. There is also a playground for the children.
The DeSoto County Greeways program was established to take advantage of nature and its beauty and encompasses a variety of multipurpose trails and green spaces, suitable for hiking, skating, biking, jogging, walking, running, equestrian use, canoeing and kayaking.
The Coldwater River Canoe & Kayak Trail meanders from MS HW 309 westward to Hwy 51 Arkabutla Lake, just south of Hernando.
The Longleaf Trace is a 41-mile biking, hiking, and horseback-riding trail stretching between Prentiss and Hattiesburg in south-central Mississippi. Named for the variety of pine tree which dominate this part of the state, the Longleaf Trace is not only the first of its kind in the State of Mississippi, but one of the longest rail-trails in the United States. You can begin your trek at the University of Southern Mississippi, in Hattiesburg, or at Prentiss and anywhere in between.
Horseback riding on 9.5 miles of trails in state park.
20.5 mile horseback riding trail along scenic Natchez Trace. Trail head at the Choctaw Boundry at mile post 128.5 near Ridgleand to mile post 108
About 30 miles southwest of Jackson on the Natchez Trace, near Port Gibson, the Rocky Springs section offers 10 miles of trails. Trailhead at Reagantown Road; (mile post 50.8) follows sections of the original Natchez Trace; rolling hills, meadows, pine, hardwood forests, steep ravines, creek crosses; respect private land where adjacent to trail. Primitive camping, nature trails, creek, waterfall and picnic areas
7-mile horseback riding trail along the scenic Natchez Trace in Tupelo District from Beech Springs parking area (mile post 266) to Chickasaw Village (mile post 261.8)
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