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The Best Hiking in Perkinston

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Top hiking spots in and near Perkinston

  • Wiggins, Mississippi

    Flint Creek Water Park Nature Trail

    2.25 mi / 364 ft gain
    Flint Creek Water Park Nature Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Wiggins, Mississippi.
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  • Perkinston, Mississippi

    Hike the Tuxachanie Trail to Airey Lake

    3.5
    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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  • Perkinston, Mississippi

    Hike the Tuxachanie Trail

    3.0
    14 mi / 239 ft gain
    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. You will pass by a duck pond, as well. At the first T junction after the pond, turn left. At the next three ...
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  • Wiggins, Mississippi

    Hike Black Creek Trail

    3.0
    12.9 mi / 897 ft gain
    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. Cross Fairly Bridge Road to continue on the trail on the other side. After some ups and downs through the forest you will climb up to a ridge with...
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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

    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

    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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  • Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

    Beach Boulevard Boardwalk Trail

    5.74 mi / 135 ft gain
    Beach Boulevard Boardwalk Trail is an out-and-back trail that is good for all skill levels located near Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi.
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  • Ocean Springs, Mississippi

    Fontainebleau Nature Trail

    1.64 mi / 52 ft gain
    Fontainebleau Nature Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Ocean Springs, Mississippi.
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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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  • Hattiesburg, Mississippi

    Bike the Longleaf Trace

    5.0
    40.3 mi
    The Longleaf Trace is an old railroad line that has been paved over to convert it into a running, biking, hiking, equestrian trail. Doing the entire Longleaf Trace at once is an extremely strenuous task - Took me 7.5 hours! Luckily, there are plenty of waypoints along the Trace. This allows you t...
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