The Best Running in Mississippi

Looking for the best running 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 running spots in and near Mississippi

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Holly Springs, Mississippi

    Hike around Wall Doxey State Park

    2.0
    2.5 mi
    Starting from the Ranger station walk North or South which will lead you to the parks nature trail. You'll hike pretty close to the lake the entire time through lots of hardwoods, flora and fauna native to the State of Mississippi. Elevation gain is very minimal but does offer some beautiful pano...
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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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  • Oxford, Mississippi

    South Campus Rail Trail

    5.95 mi / 157 ft gain
    South Campus Rail Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Oxford, Mississippi.
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  • Morton, Mississippi

    Rolling Hills Trail (Gold)

    0.78 mi / 79 ft gain
    Rolling Hills Trail (Gold) is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Morton, Mississippi.
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  • Grenada, Mississippi

    Lost Bluff Trail at Grenada Lake

    2.23 mi / 341 ft gain
    Lost Bluff Trail at Grenada Lake is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Grenada, Mississippi.
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  • Oxford, Mississippi

    Two Pond and South Campus Rail Trail Loop

    6.28 mi / 535 ft gain
    Two Pond and South Campus Rail Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Oxford, Mississippi.
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  • Oxford, Mississippi

    Bailey Woods Trail

    1.14 mi / 89 ft gain
    Bailey Woods Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Oxford, Mississippi.
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  • Madison, Mississippi

    Natchez Trace Trail

    21.29 mi / 820 ft gain
    Natchez Trace Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Ridgeland, Mississippi.
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  • Sardis, Mississippi

    Sandstone Fitness Trail

    1.67 mi / 92 ft gain
    Sandstone Fitness Trail is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Sardis, Mississippi.
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  • Woodville, Mississippi

    Clark Creek Improved Trail

    2.6 mi / 413 ft gain
    Clark Creek Improved Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Woodville, Mississippi.
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  • Hernando, Mississippi

    The Arkabutla Lake Education and Nature Center Trail (ARK) Trail

    1.73 mi / 174 ft gain
    The Arkabutla Lake Education and Nature Center Trail (ARK) Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Hernando, Mississippi.
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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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  • New Albany, Mississippi

    Tanglefoot Trail

    43.64 mi / 581 ft gain
    Tanglefoot Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near New Albany, Mississippi.
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