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Horse riding trail opportunities
Horse riding trail opportunities
2/7/2024 8:00:00 AM
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Mississippi State Parks Horse Trails

 

Trace State Park

Trace State Park offer a wide range of trails. There is a 35-mile off-road recreational vehicle trail especially for equestrian user, mountain bikers, etc. 

Also available in our off-road recreational vehicle trails area is a horse barn for overnight accommodations and may be made by contacting the park office. 

To learn more, click here. 

 

Lake Lowndes State Park 

Lake Lowndes State Park offers seven miles of equestrian trail for horse lovers. The trail covers creek crossings and hilly terrain. A parking area is located at the start of the trail. You must bring your own horse and show proof of the Negative Coggins before riding the trail. 

To learn more, click here

 

Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) Horse Trails

 

U.S. Forest Service 

Corp of Engineers (C.O.E.) 

Horseback riding is prohibited during WMA deer and turkey seasons. At all other times, horseback riding is restricted to hard surface roads. No hunting from horses. 

Horseback riding is prohibited during WMA deer and turkey seasons. At all other times, horseback riding is restricted to roads open to motorized vehicles and designated ATV trails. Raccoon hunting from horses is allowed during nighttime hunting hours. 

 

State 

During WMA deer seasons, horseback riding is restricted to roads open to motorized vehicles. Raccoon hunting from horses is allowed during nighttime hours. 

 

Horseback riding is prohibited during WMA deer and turkey seasons. At all other times, horseback riding is restricted to roads open to motorized vehicles. Raccoon hunting from horses is allowed on entire area during nighttime hunting hours.

 

O'Keefe WMAHorseback riding is prohibited during WMA deer and turkey seasons. At all other times, horseback riding is restricted to roads open to motorized vehicles and designated ATV trails. Squirrel hunting from horses is allowed in February on entire area. Raccoon hunting from horses is allowed during nighttime hours. 

Theodore Mars WMAHorseback riding is allowed on designated roads and trails outside of deer hunting season. 

 

 

Happy Trails! 

 

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