Hop in your new Chevrolet model and explore the great outdoors today. For American philosopher and writer Ralph Waldo Emerson, “In the presence of nature, a wild delight runs through the man, in spite of real sorrows.” Getting out into nature helps you forget your worries, and it’s a great way to stay in shape. There are a variety of trails near Hattiesburg, MS for beginners and seasoned hikers and runners.
According to TrailLink, Longleaf Trace and Tuxachanie National Recreation Trail are among the best trails in the area, collectively covering more than 54 miles. Longleaf Trace is largely an asphalt path, which goes 42.8 miles through Forrest, Jefferson Davis, and Lamar counties. Made on old rail systems, this wheelchair-accessible trail offers biking, inline skating, and even horseback riding in some areas.
Tuxachanie offers 12.1 miles of trails through Harrison and Stone Counties. Also a rail-trail, this walkable route includes places for fishing and birdwatching, and you can go through the DeSoto National Forest for some breathtaking views.
Take a short drive to Mt. Zion Bike Trails in Brookhaven, MS, which offers a more difficult trek for intermediate-level trail goers. A single track covers nine miles in total, with 448 feet of elevation. The path includes ramps, dirt trails, water fording, and wood pathways.
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