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The Best Backpacking in Mississippi

Looking for the best backpacking in Mississippi? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Mississippi. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near Mississippi

  • Perkinston, Mississippi

    Hike the Tuxachanie Trail to Airey Lake

    11.5 mi / 370 ft gain
    The Tuxachanie trail crosses a variety of wetland locations including sloughs, creeks, ponds, pitcher-plant bogs, and lowland swamps. There are bridges and wooden planks to aid in crossing most of these wetland environments. I only came across one crossing that seemed rather sketchy, and that one...
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  • Hattiesburg, Mississippi

    Longleaf Trace Trail

    40.85 mi / 968 ft gain
    Longleaf Trace Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
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  • Roxie, Mississippi

    Richardson Creek Trail

    8.48 mi / 856 ft gain
    Richardson Creek Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Meadville, Mississippi.
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