hiking
bridge out
flooded
muddy
4 hours ago

The trail is much more remote than some others in the area. The path is fairly narrow and with tons of overgrowth. There were several deep, large puddles that we had to go around—into the thicket. There’s some bridges over the wetter areas but they’re missing a lot of boards and had some rotten, unsafe areas. We tried to go out to the river, as a sign directed. The path that way was narrower and more overgrown that the rest, and there was a very large flooded area that made me super nervous to cross, and shortly thereafter we ran into a large snake that may or may not have been a copperhead—either way I and my kids didn’t stick around long enough to find out, as we bolted in the opposite direction and left the trail. It was not an enjoyable hike at all. The only reason I don’t give it a 1-star is the bridges were kinda cool; if only they were taken better care of.

Easy flat trail. Wide enough for good social distancing, although a lot of college students use this trail and not all of them are very conscientious about it. The trails that branch off of this trail are much less crowded and have a wider diversity of landscapes, natural features, and wildlife—pine forests, hardwood forests, small creeks (often dry), a couple of small lakes, lots of deer and turkeys. This area is pretty and easily accessible. Oh, walked within three feet of a young doe on the trail this morning. It was pretty much tame. My wife saw photos on Facebook of people petting it. Her tameness could be a symptom of Chronic Wasting Disease, but she looked healthy. Since she was near Faulkner Flats, a college apartment complex, I think she's probably just become tame from people feeding her. IDK.

The trail is still closed as of May 30, 2020

5/1/2020 It is a good easy trail. Heavily wooded. Bugs were little to none. The only thing I have to say is That the view at the top isn’t as good as others say. Perhaps it was years ago before all the tree reached maximum height, but ya looking a a lot of close up tree tops. There is one opening where ya can see for some distance but that it. If I can find a place to post the pic I will

Our family of 9 went this past weekend. Gorgeous scenery. Horrendous amount of trash. Seriously, why would a toaster oven even be out there?!?!

hiking
bugs
private property
rocky
4 days ago

Lovely views early in the morning of the bluffs. You don’t feel like you are in MS. We had the place to ourselves till around 10 am excluding a few campers in a tent. Wear non-slip shoes. Running shoes will be too slippery for the slopes. Lots of fresh trash, good idea for a scout troop to plan clean up to earn a badge. Head south pass the tracks to find old derailed cars overlooking the Pearl River.

hiking
fee
private property
6 days ago

We came back to try our luck again and park is open now. Very nice experience for a very small fee ($3.25).

hiking
6 days ago

Short hike out of POW lake. I used another review to start at the lake since we weren’t planning a long hike. Still some wildflowers and a pitcher plant! I found it well marked w diamonds. Very shaded and heavy mosquitoes. Will return!

The map is pretty inaccurate in sections, and parts of the trail are not marked at all. Still, it was a beautiful walk, and I’d recommend it. Just plan on doing a little trailblazing.

hiking
no shade
6 days ago

hiking
6 days ago

very beautiful place but there was so much trash. you can get down to the water but the trash is overwhelming! i encourage folks to bring a garbage bag and collect trash on their hike.

Nice trail with good ups and downs! Well kept and marked. Few muddy spots that are easy to avoid.

This is a cute little area to check out. We saw lots of birds and some turtles. There is a picnic area and fishing pier that are really nice. The “trails” or concrete walking paths were all nicely maintained. And there are overlooks in various parts of the park to view wildlife. What was most disappointing was the trail. There was a small portion in the woods by the parking lot that was not really maintained and just let out right at the road. You then are supposed to walk on a very narrow path right next to the road. There are no guard rails or anything there to keep pedestrians safe. We did not complete that part of the trail since we were there with our 19 month old and it wasn’t safe. Great area for a picnic and fishing. Not great for hiking.

hiking
8 days ago

A great trail. It is a well maintained gorgeous area. I will definitely be back again.

hiking
10 days ago

It is open, hiked it yesterday. Agree that it was very trashy, foul language spray-painted in multiple places, but otherwise a good experience. Very crowded on Memorial Day

This was one of my favorite trails. There’s a 1-, 2-, 3-, and 5-mile hike in this area. We did the 2-miler, and it didn’t disappoint. Beautiful woods and wide trail. A few trees had fallen in the path but they were easy to navigate around. Great for kids. Lots of wildlife sounds.

Not a 1.5 mile hike. Only 0.5 once you drive to the parking lot, which is at the overlook

hiking
11 days ago

There were several places where trees had fallen down and blocked the path. These really need to be removed. I had to stop a couple of times and really look around for the path and scramble over the big trees to get back to it. Otherwise it was a very pleasant hike.

on Tanglefoot Trail

road biking
12 days ago

Great Memorial Day spent on the trail road biking. Rode from New Albany to the Pontotoc Gateway and back for a total of 34 miles (saving the rest for later). Path is well maintained and you see a bit of everything on your journey (farms, small towns, woods etc...). Note that the restrooms located at the whistle stops we went through (Ingomar & Ecru) are closed due to the virus. The restrooms near the library in New Albany are open.

12 days ago

Beautiful views, fun hike. A downside is the amount of trash throughout the hike. Water bottles, clothes, computer monitor (that was weird.) Sad.

Lovely trail for a short hike! I’m in town visiting my parents who live about 30 minutes away. I was pleasantly impressed with this trail & would definitely revisit. I thought certain parts were challenging enough. I’ve just restarted my healthy lifestyle habits in January, so it was perfect for my skill level. Highly recommended!

hiking
bugs
muddy
14 days ago

Really nice hike. Way down to the valley/water is a bit slippery but manageable. Views are beautiful and swimming in the creek was very nice. Suggest shoes with good traction and waterproof is a bonus.

hiking
closed
14 days ago

Came today. Closed due to Covid-19

This trail has a little bit of everything... creeks, shade, lake views, and more. The beginning does consist of rock formations that are nice to look at, but does give the trail the moderate rating. We hiked this trail with our 10yo and 6yo and enjoyed it very much. The weather was slightly overcast and about 70 degrees. Made for a nice trip.

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