Cycling in Mississippi

Cycling Trails

Natchez Trace

The Natchez Trace Parkway bicycle route spans 444 miles between Natchez, Mississippi and Nashville, Tennessee. All along the Trace, historical and nature attractions offer interesting breaks and rest stops.
More information on the Natchez Trace cycling trail

Longleaf Trace

The Longleaf Trace is 10 ft. wide, paved running, biking, hiking, and equestrian trail. It is a beautiful, 44-mile linear park that extends from Hattiesburg through Sumrall, Bassfield, and Carson to Prentiss.
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Tanglefoot Trail

Tanglefoot Trail, located in the Mississippi Hills National Heritage Area, preserves the abandoned 43.6 mile railroad corridor assembled beginning in 1871. The asphalt trail offers multi-use recreational opportunities as it winds through six communities – New Albany, Ecru, Pontotoc, Algoma, New Houlka and Houston and three counties – Union, Pontotoc and Chickasaw.
More information on the Tanglefoot Trail

Vicksburg Military Park

Vicksburg National Military Park located in Vicksburg, Mississippi preserves the site of the American Civil War Battle of Vicksburg in 1863. The park features walking and cycling opportunities.
More information on the Vicksburg Military Park

Mississippi River Trail

The Mississippi River trail consists of  3,000 miles of on-road bikeways and pedestrian and bicycle pathways for the recreational enjoyment, health, conservation and tourism development of river communities, river states, and the nation. The trail extends from the headwaters at Lake Itasca in Minnesota to near the mouth of the river in Venice, Louisiana.
More information on the Mississippi River Trail

Cycling Shops

The Bike Crossing – Ridgeland
The Bike Crossing – Flowood
Bicycle Revolution – Madison
Indian Cycle – Ridgeland
Ride South – Brandon
Jed’s Perfect Endurance – Hattiesburg

Moore’s Bicycle Co. – Hattiesburg
Cyclist Choice – Gulfport
Heart and Sole Cycle – Meridian
Boardtown Bikes – Starkville
Oxford Bicycle Co. – Oxford
Battlefield Bicycle – Vicksburg

Cycling Events in Mississippi

Natchez Trace Century Ride
Ridgeland, Mississippi
May 1, 2021

Bring It to the Bay Triathlon
Bay St. Louis, Mississippi
July 15, 2021 (Estimated)

Dead Man Gravel Grind
March 2021 (Potters House Fellowship/County Line Rd)

Camden Crush
February 20, 2021 (Camden, MS)

Natchez Trace Century Ride
May 1, 2021 (Old Trace Park)

Fat Tire Festival & McGee Lungbuster
October 16-17, 2021 (Ridgeland Mountain Bike Trails)

2021 Spooky ‘Cross Cyclocross Race
October 30-31, 2021 (MagRidge BMX Track)

2021 Ridgeland Cyclocross Festival
November 20-21, 2021 (Freedom Ridge Park)