Walking Trails in Mississippi

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  • Columbus Riverwalk

    State: MS
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    This trail follows the Tombigbee Waterway. It is well lit, smooth, flat and wide, meandering through hardwoods and fields with views of the river. Benches, trash receptacles, restrooms and shelters are provided. Open all year and in the evenings. ...
  • Crosstie Walk (Cleveland) (Downtown Walking Trail)

    Rail-Trail

    State: MS
    Length: 0.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Crosstie Walk is a 0.6-mile rail-trail in downtown Cleveland, Mississippi, that lies on a Columbus and Greenville Railway corridor. The corridor was railbanked in 1999 by the city of Cleveland. NOTE: The trail is open only to walkers ...
  • Kitty Bryan Dill Memorial Parkway National Recreation Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MS
    Length: 3.75 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Kitty Bryan Dill Memorial Parkway, a National Recreational Trail, extends for 3.75 miles through the town, linking five local parks. Along the paved trail you will find lighted walkways, open areas, beautifully landscaped grounds, native ...
  • Longleaf Trace

    Rail-Trail

    State: MS
    Length: 40.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Stretching nearly 41 miles northwest from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg to small-town Prentiss, Longleaf Trace traverses landscapes that range from the bustling heart of Mississippi's third largest city to the rural farmland ...
  • Oxford Depot Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MS
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Oxford Depot Trail is part of a network of trails linking the community of Oxford. The centerpiece of phase 1 is two segments of the former Mississippi Central Railroad that have been transformed into mixed-use bicycle and pedestrian trails. ...
  • Ridgeland Natchez Trace Multi-Use Trail

    State: MS
    Length: 10.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

  • Tanglefoot Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MS
    Length: 44.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Tanglefoot Trail, Mississippi’s longest rail-trail, meanders 44.5 miles through the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in the Mississippi Hills National Heritage Area. The trail preserves the abandoned railroad corridor assembled in part ...
  • Thacker Mountain Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MS
    Length: 2.79 miles
    Surface: Ballast

    The Thacker Mountain Rail-Trail is part of a network of trails linking the community of Oxford. This rail corridor was the site of the Buckner's Trestle train wreck in 1870, a disaster that was described at the time in Harper's Magazine. There ...
  • Tuxachanie National Recreation Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MS
    Length: 22.8 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    The Tuxachanie Trail, near Mississippi's Gulf Coast, is a National Recreation Trail offering a 22-mile hike through southern Mississippi's Desoto National Forest. The first 5 miles follow an old abandoned railroad that once served the sawmill ...