The Best Chillin in Mississippi

Looking for the best chillin 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 chillin spots in and near Mississippi

  • Woodville, Mississippi

    Hike the Clark Creek Primitive Trail

    4.7
    2.6 mi
    Many small cascades can be found along this creek. On hot summer days, it's a great place to jump in and cool off. There is a $3 fee per vehicle, plus an addition dollar per person for groups larger than two.
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  • Foxworth, Mississippi

    Hike Red Bluff

    4.5
    3 mi / -360 ft gain
    Starting about 300 or so feet up, Red Bluff offers beautiful views of a mini Grand Canyon that continues to grow with every rainfall. From the hike, to the road it has torn to shreds, or to the creek, Red Bluff offers many views to see some great aspects of Mother Nature.On the map, the skinny ro...
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  • Seminary, Mississippi

    Kayak Okatoma Creek

    5.0
    For this trip, I went through Okatoma Outdoor Post, a local Seminary business that rents out canoes/kayaks, hauls private canoes/kayaks, and shuttles customers to their landing. They offer three float trips between Seminary and Sanford (I chose the Upper Short to Fairchild trip). Float Trips The ...
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  • Brooklyn, Mississippi

    Canoe Black Creek

    4.7
    There are multiple different boat ramps to launch at along Black Creek. I chose to paddle roughly 11 miles from Moody's Landing to Cypress Creek Landing, but you could do all 21 miles of the creek if you desired. It is about a 5-7 hour paddle to Cypress Creek Landing from Moody's Landing. That's ...
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  • Biloxi, Mississippi

    Kayak Camp on Deer Island

    5.0
    Having once been part of the mainland, Deer Island is no more than a 5-minute paddle from Biloxi Beach. The island has been lengthened hundreds of feet in the past decade to protect against hurricane damage. Breakwaters/berms have also been created to reduce the effects of erosion on the island. ...
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  • Ackerman, Mississippi

    Camp at Choctaw Lake Recreation Area

    5.0
    The Choctaw Lake Recreation Area is great, as it provides opportunities for so many different recreational activities. Its two lakes can host various water activities (i.e. swimming, paddling, fishing, etc.). Cabin Lake is the smaller of the two lakes and is also the calmest. Then there is the 10...
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  • Ocean Springs, Mississippi

    Bike or Run the Front Beach Walking Path

    5.0
    2.4 mi
    Tired of walking on a boring treadmill? Then come walk or bike along Front Beach in Ocean Springs. It is a very popular walking path because of its beauty and amenities. Fort Marpaus Park is located about halfway down the path and has a shaded pavilion, benches, and restrooms. There are two piers...
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  • Ocean Springs, Mississippi

    Bike or Run the Biloxi Bay Bridge

    5.0
    3.4 mi / 44 ft gain
    This walking path is very popular among locals, and for good reason. The perfect excuse to get outside and soak up the South Mississippi sun, this path offers a great place to train for a 5K, go for a relaxing walk, or ride your bike. There are three benches on the bridge if you need to take a br...
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  • Ocean Springs, Mississippi

    Photograph the Wildlife at Davis Bayou Area

    5.0
    The Davis Bayou Area is an estuary teeming with wildlife. Its salt marshes serve as nurseries for crabs, fish, and other marine life; its coastal woodlands are home to pines, magnolias, and saw palmettos. The William M. Colmer Visitor Center is where visitors can view the park oriented film and e...
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  • Flora, Mississippi

    Walk Through the Mississippi Petrified Forest

    1 mi / 50 ft gain
    Mississippi Petrified Forest is a petrified forest located near Flora, Mississippi in the United States. It is a little over 20 miles northwest of Jackson. It is privately owned and open for public visits. The forest is believed to have been formed 36 million years ago when fir and maple logs was...
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  • Woodville, Mississippi

    Hike the Clark Creek Nature Area Loop

    4.0
    4.4 mi
    At times, this can be a very strenuous hike due to its steeply sloping loess bluff hills and frequent creek crossings. The trails are all marked with blazes and the occasional trail map. Clark Creek has over 50 waterfalls, many of which range from 10 to 30 feet. One of which along the trail has a...
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