Hiking Mississippi  by Johnny Molloy

Hiking Mississippi Guide Book

by Johnny Molloy (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Mississippi  by Johnny Molloy
Lace up your boots and sample fifty of the finest trails the Magnolia State has to offer -- from the lake country of Northern Mississippi and the Delta to the piney midlands in the Heart of Mississippi to the Coastal Plain of southern Mississippi. Specific emphasis is on the most scenic destinations and unique places in the state's six national forests and state parks -- like rocky Bear Creek, the waterfalls of Clark Creek Natural Area, and the crest of Little Mountain.

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Trails from the "Hiking Mississippi" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 50.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 50.

Tishomingo State Park, 1,530 acres, is set among outlier foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and is Mississippi’s high country. This hike travels along Bear Creek, with its stone outcrops towering ...
Tishomingo, MS - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.1
Trail was the apex of hiking in the Magnolia State, but Hurricane Katrina damaged the trail. It will take a while before the reopened trail again reaches its full potential. However, the path is still ...
Brooklyn, MS - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.9
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This hike covers a 4.2-mile section of the 41-mile Black Creek Trail. It runs along the course of the federally designated wild and scenic Black Creek, amid cypress swamps, by sugar white sandbars, an ...
Brooklyn, MS - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.2
This is the only hiking trail in Mississippi’s Delta National Forest, and it is a good one. Set deep in the swamps of the Yazoo basin in the Blue Lake Recreation Area, the trail cruises the edge of a ...
Rolling Fork, MS - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
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This hike travels through the woods and wetlands along the Bogue Chitto River with waterfalls, swamps, and vistas all packed into one trek. On the way in you will see various signs pointing you toward ...
McComb, MS - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.7
If only other cities had parks as fine as this one! The Bonita Lakes Park is a 3,300-acre ensemble of water and land recreation, with trails. This description follows the Bonita Lakes Recreation Trail ...
Meridian, MS - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.7
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Clark Creek Natural Area is one of Mississippi’s most special places. Located in the Tunica Hills just east of the Mississippi River, this 700-acre park is where Clark Creek and its tributaries offer ...
Woodville, MS - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.8
This hiking loop circles Ivy Lake, the centerpiece of Clarkco State Park. As you might have guessed, this destination is in Clarke County. Clarkco State Park was hit hard by Hurricane Katrina. The tra ...
Quitman, MS - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.9
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The following loop is within a trail system primarily used by mountain bikers. Starting near the Clear Creek Recreation Area, the hike curves through hills and hollows along the shore of Sardis Lake, ...
Oxford, MS - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.6
This trail system explores the wooded bottomlands below Arkabutla Lake Dam in the Coldwater River drainage. Leave the well-developed recreation facilities situated in the general Outlet Channel area a ...
Hernando, MS - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.9
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When driving into Davis Bayou, you enter an oasis of green natural coastal woodland a few miles east of Biloxi amid the growing Mississippi coastline. Davis Bayou is part of the Mississippi Unit of Gu ...
Ocean Springs, MS - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.3
This trek offers two loop hikes from one trailhead at one state park. First, cruise around the shores of Alligator Lake, a cypress-bordered natural body of water, with boardwalks that get you up close ...
Hollandale, MS - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6
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British civil engineer Bernard Romans described Plymouth Bluff in 1771: “We saw a very remarkable bluff on the west side, rising about 50 feet out of the present level of the water...it looks as if ma ...
Columbus, MS - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.9
The natural setting, where the Chunky River makes a big bend while flowing over noisy, rocky shoals, where Dunn’s Falls splashes even louder over a rock face, and where steep wooded bluffs drop down t ...
Meridian, MS - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.3
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Ethel Vance Natural Area is located on the banks of the West Fork Amite River in the extreme southwest portion of the state. Run by the city of Liberty, the seat of Amite County, this park features 10 ...
Liberty, MS - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10
This trail winds through the hills and hollows above Choctaw Lake Recreation Area. Carved out of an abandoned nature trail, it offers a multitude of environments—lush rich hollows, pine-oak ridgetops, ...
Ackerman, MS - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.7
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This out-and-back hike travels along portions of the actual Natchez Trace as it travels northeasterly. Pass through the Little Sand Creek drainage before rolling through forested wetland to reach the ...
Vicksburg, MS - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 6
This trail is actually a series of loops that range through hills and streams on the east side of Lake Lowndes at Lake Lowndes State Park. Though it is officially called a horse and bike trail, truth ...
Columbus, MS - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.2
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This hike traces a winding track along the west shoreline of scenic 260-acre Chewalla Lake, traveling about the recreation area facilities and also by an old Indian mound. It continues curving among h ...
Holly Springs, MS - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.4
This all-accessible trail loops around charming Choctaw Lake, and makes for one pretty stroll that complements other paths in the area. Contemplation benches, fishing piers, boardwalks, and other amen ...
Ackerman, MS - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5
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