Best Horseback Riding in Mississippi

This list represents the most popular horseback riding in Mississippi. Use this list to plan your next Mississippi horseback riding trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. North Cypress Nonmotorized Trail


This hike, located in the Holly Springs National Forest, loops around North Cypress Lake, an impoundment within the preserve. The Forest Service put the word “nonmotorized” in the trail name to emphas…
From the guidebook "Hiking Mississippi"
Oxford, MS - Hiking, Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking - 3.3 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#2. Rocky Ridge Trail at Enid Lake


This trail has seen better days in the past, and hopefully will see improved days in the future. It cruises hills above the shoreline of Enid Lake, offering watery vistas as it makes a loop. The Rocky…
From the guidebook "Hiking Mississippi"
Batesville, MS - Hiking, Horseback Riding - 4.2 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#3. Lake Lowndes Horse and Bike Trail


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…
From the guidebook "Hiking Mississippi"
Columbus, MS - Hiking, Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking - 6.2 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#4. Natchez Trace at Choctaw Boundary


This section of the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail offers a variety of settings as it travels southwesterly along the Natchez Trace Parkway. The path alternates between hilly woods, bottomlands w…
From the guidebook "Hiking Mississippi"
Ridgeland, MS - Hiking, Horseback Riding - 3 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#5. Natchez Trace/Cypress Swamp


The Natchez Trace Parkway is the setting for a hike combining a there-and-back trek along the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail with a short loop on an adjacent nature trail. First, take the Trace a…
From the guidebook "Hiking Mississippi"
Canton, MS - Hiking, Horseback Riding - 4.4 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#6. Shockaloe Trail


This trail makes the longest single loop in the state—nearly 23 miles of trekking pleasure. The mostly level path winds through remote woodlands of east-central Mississippi. Be apprised this trail is…
From the guidebook "Hiking Mississippi"
Forest, MS - Hiking, Horseback Riding - 22.5 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#7. Historic Trace near Rocky Springs


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…
From the guidebook "Hiking Mississippi"
Vicksburg, MS - Hiking, Horseback Riding - 6 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#8. Owens Creek Falls


This hike travels the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail from Rocky Springs Recreation Area, rolling over hills along the Natchez Trace Parkway to end at a pair of waterfalls. The first waterfall is…
From the guidebook "Hiking Mississippi"
Port Gibson, MS - Hiking, Horseback Riding - 5.6 miles
Published by Falcon Guides