The Best Outdoor Activities in Mississippi
Discover the best hiking, camping, backpacking, fitness, and more.
Hike the Clark Creek Primitive Trail
Mississippi / Clark Creek Primitive Trail
Many small cascades can be found along this creek. On hot summer days, it's a great place to jump in and cool off.
Hike the Tuxachanie Trail
Mississippi / Tuxachanie Trailhead
This day hike portion of the 23 mile Tuxachanie Trail (white blazes) starts by the shore of Airey Lake. Shortly the trail turns and follows Tuxachanie Creek through a longleaf pine forest.
Hike or Bike the Clear Springs Trail
Mississippi / Clear Springs Trailhead
Open to hikers and bikers for a $3 fee, this single-track loop passes by creeks and hills, making for a scenic hike or ride in the Homochitto National Forest.
Hike Black Creek Trail
Mississippi / Black Creek Trailhead
From the parking lot, the trail enters into the forest. After 0.8 miles, cross over a dirt road and turn left. At the T junction on FS 374 turn right.
Hike Red Bluff
Mississippi / Red Bluff Trailhead
Starting about 300 or so feet up, Red Bluff offers beautiful views of a mini Grand Canyon that continues to grow with every rainfall.
Hike around Wall Doxey State Park
Mississippi / Wall Doxey State Park Parking Lot
Starting from the Ranger station walk North or South which will lead you to the parks nature trail.
Canoe Black Creek
Mississippi / Moody's Landing
There are multiple different boat ramps to launch at along Black Creek.