Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail Yockanookany Segment

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Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail Yockanookany Segment is a 13.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Canton, Mississippi that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

13.4 miles 1197 feet Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly



nature trips

trail running


horseback riding



wild flowers


Trail is in the woods that runs parallel to the Natchez Trace Parkway. The Jackson trail segment will provide both hiking and horseback riding opportunities for 23 miles through predominantly southern pine forest with gently rolling terrain. Numerous streams and open fields dot the landscape, and views of the Ross Barnett Reservoir will be available along the southern portion of the trail. The southern terminus for the Jackson segment will be the existing British West Florida parking area (milepost 108). Continuing north inside the west boundary, the trail will pass by the Choctaw Boundary parking area (milepost 128.5) and continue north to its terminus at the Yockanookany parking area (milepost 131).

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