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Noxubee Crest Mountain Bike Trail

Average Rating:    (4.09 of 5)

No. of Reviews: 11

This is a series of loops utilizing singletrack, doubletrack and forestry roads to complete the entire course. The singletrack is new and still rather primitive, but there are almost no techical obstacles on it. The trail is marked with tags with bicycle symbols on them, orange tags leading away from the lake trailhead, yellow tags leading back, and blue tags showing crosstrails. Maps plotted by GPS are available at the Ranger Station on Highway 15. The singletrack generally leads directly into hardwood forests, following ridges and traversing sidehills, but sometimes going into low places where there are occasional,well-made bridges to cross. There are no plans to include horses or motorized vehicles. Hikers are welcomed.
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Latitude
33.27399126891625
Longitude
-89.1470468044281
Trail Directions
Drive 3 miles south on Highway 15 from Ackerman. Turn left after passing the Ranger Station. There is a sign saying Choctaw Lake. Drive on paved road to the lake and park on north side after crossing the dam. This is the trailhead with signs, etc. The singletrack trail starts immediately across the road.
Trail Length
25.5 miles total
Trail Level
Intermediate
Trail Type
Singletrack & Fire Roads
City/County
Ackerman
   


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Review Date
April 7, 2007

Overall Rating
 5 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 4 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 4 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a month

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Reviewed by: Dex ,  Cross Country Rider

Summary:
With the completion of the Charlottes Web Trail.
There is now over 30 miles of great trails. Mostly tight single track, but some fun, fast and technical double track.
Click on the above link "search for trail pictures" for a large gallery of images taken of the Noxubee Hills Trail System.
You WILL NOT be dissapointed!!!!

Recommended Route:
Start at the south trailhead and go from there! Or visit Choctaw Lake and start at the North Trailhead.



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Review Date
November 7, 2005

Overall Rating
 4 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 3 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 2 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Every few months

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Reviewed by: sworkspilot ,  Cross Country Rider

Summary:
This park has the potential to become the best in Mississippi, without a doubt. It is constantly recieving attention by the trail crews and the trails just keep getting better and better. The first time I went to this park I rode without a trail map and came away thinking that it was mostly fire roads, which I don't really enjoy riding. However, after experiencing this park with people who know the area, and had trail maps, I found that there is quite a bit of fast, tight single track, just what I crave! The trails vary quite a bit and there is something for riders of all levels. The only people who may be a bit disappointed are those seeking a technical challenge, as there are very few spots that actually offer any technicality. But hey, just get out there and ride!

The varied terrain, with good downhills and short to medium length climbs, can give you a good workout.

Recommended Route:
If, like me, you enjoy the single track and don't enjoy the fire roads, head to the south trailhead near the cemetary. From there hit the Sheep Ranch Trail, then head out to the Log Jump Trail, out across the 3 Bridges Trail, then back onto the Sheep Ranch Trail to hit the Power Line Trail. Have fun!



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Review Date
October 25, 2005

Overall Rating
 5 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 4 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 3 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Ridden Once

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Reviewed by: Dex ,  Weekend Warrior

Summary:
My son and I, along with 3 other riders started at the South Trailhead and headed west on the Sheep Ranch Trail, then rode (flew) down the fast Power Line Trail to the 3 Brides Trail. We rode east on 3 Bridges Trail, hopped across Pigeon Roost Rd, and dropped down the Blue E trail to Log Jump. We turned east on the Sheep Ranch Trail and returned to the South Trail Head.
We rode over nine miles. The scenic landscapes are endless! With a wide variety of forrest, from hardwoods to Pine and even bamboo. The overlooks along the ridge trails looking down into the valleys and creeks are endless. As I would stop and view the scenery and my son would continue on, I wasn't worried about him getting lost, due to the trails being so well marked with trailmaps posted at many of the trail intersections.
My son and I had a great time and intend to ride more very soon!



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Review Date
December 12, 2004

Overall Rating
 2 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 4 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 1 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Ridden Once

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Reviewed by: The SS Boz ,  Racer

Summary:
The actual singletrack sections are well done but most of this trail is doubletrack- bulldozer made or old hunting road. Drainage needs to be addressed and some sections need reroutes cause they go thru prime hunting fields. There is a good workout here if your up to spininn thru mud and leaves and climbing a few steep hills. Dont get me wrong there is so much potential here...actually has the potential to be the best in MS......the landscape has endless possibilities, it just needs more work, more riders on the trail, and much more SINGLE-track trail.

Recommended Route:
Don't know but start at the south trailhead near the cemetery....you at least stay around more of the hills on that side and out of the wet.



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Review Date
October 21, 2004

Overall Rating
 5 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 4 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 3 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a week

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5.00 of 5, 1.00 votes

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Reviewed by: cfuquay ,  Weekend Warrior

Summary:
This trail has been totally cleared of summer overgrowth and gravel has been put down along a low portion of the trail. Trail improvement is ongoing and the ride is getting better and faster. Challenging hills. Good mix of singletrack and forest roads. Great flexibility as to distance thanks to numerous interior trails but basically there are as many miles as any rider would want for a day.

Recommended Route:
More advanced riders will want to begin at the Noxubee Hill cemetery on Sheep Ranch Rd. at the south east corner of the trail area and ride westward, incorporating some of the blue diamonded, interior trails into their route. Less experienced riders should begin at Choctaw Lake trailhead.



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