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10 Incredible Hikes Under 5 Miles Everyone In Mississippi Should Take

With the beautiful weather Mississippi has been experiencing lately, it’s almost hard to stay indoors. Luckily, the state’s diverse terrain makes it the perfect place for an array of outdoor activities, including hiking. There are a ton of trails in Mississippi; some much, much longer than others. But since hiking miles upon miles isn’t for everyone, we decided to showcase some of the state’s shorter, more manageable trails. Whether you’re looking to take a quick hike or searching for a trail the kids will enjoy, these 10 short hikes should do the trick.

On or off the list, what are your favorite trails in the state that are five miles or less?

Daniella DiRienzo
Even though she was born in New York, Daniella has lived in the south pretty much her entire life. The self-proclaimed southerner graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2011. Since graduation, she has worked as a freelance writer for several websites and opened a clothing consignment shop in her town of Picayune, MS.