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Hernando Point Trail

Learn More about Hernando Point Trail

Location

Hernando Point Public Use Area at Arkabutla Lake. Located on Wheeler Rd off Hwy 51 in DeSoto County.

Trail Length

Backwater Trail- 2.2 miles
Phase 2- 8 miles
Phase 3- 16 miles

Trail Surface

Natural Surface Trail

Trail Use

Hiking, Running, and Mountain Biking

Type of Trail

Park forest

Other Amenities

Recreation facilities and camp ground

Hernando Point Trail System is maintained by the North Mississippi Trail Alliance. For more information please visit www.nomissta.org/hernando-point/

HERNANDO POINT TRAIL

Coldwater River Canoe and Kayak Trail

The Coldwater River Canoe and Kayak Trail meanders from Mississippi Highway 309 westward to US Highway 51 at Arkabutla Lake, just south of Hernando, DeSoto County, Mississippi.

Canoe rentals and guides are not currently available but the public is allowed to put in along the route anywhere on public land and enjoy the nature features the Coldwater River has to offer. Trips will be planned throughout the year so please watch our events page for those dates.


Coldwater River Canoe and Kayak Trail Map

North Outlet Nature Trail

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The North Outlet Nature Trail is located southwest of Hernando, MS on Highway 301 just below the Arkabutla Lake dam on the north side of the spillway.

STATUS OF TRAIL

Open Year Round

LENGTH OF TRAIL

5 miles total (one trail is 3 miles in length and the other is 5 miles in length)

WIDTH OF TRAIL

10 feet

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Easy. The trail traverses a flat bottomland with little or no elevation gain.

TRAIL SURFACE

Natural

DESIGNATED TRAIL USE

Hiking, foot travel only

TRAIL HOURS

24/7

TYPE OF TRAIL

Park forest

OTHER AMENITIES

The site features a picnic area and restrooms located near the trailhead.

GIS COORDINATES

34°45’37.51″ N 90°07’44.81″ W

This trail is part of the Coldwater River Nature Trail System and is located in the the North Outlet Channel Recreation Area. This network of trails encompasses two hiking trails (one trail is 3 miles in length and the other is 5 miles in length) and the Big Oak Nature Trail which is a self-guided interpretive trail. The area includes pristine bottomland hardwood and pine forests where an abundance of wildlife and native plant species can be found throughout. A self-guided interpretive booklet is available at the trailhead located on the north side of the Outlet Channel.

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