Mountain Biking

Here are some links to Mountain Biking in Mississippi we thought you might find helpful:

Organizations:

International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA)

Tri-County Mountain Bike Association: an IMBA affiliated mountain bike club based in the Jackson, MS metro area whose primary aim is to promote the sport of mountain biking by securing land on which to construct trails and serving as a mountain biking advocate in our community. Members of TCMBA have access to the Ridgeland Trails, which the club designed and maintains. Membership is open to anyone for the purpose of hiking and mountain biking.

USA Cycling: National Off-road Mountain Bike Association

Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association (SORBA): The largest nonprofit mountain biking organization in the Southeast. SORBA works with land managers in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee to create trails and trail systems for mountain bikers and other users to enjoy. Through advocacy, education, and recreational opportunities, SORBA carries out its mission to promote land access, trail preservation, and new trail development in order to enhance mountain bike touring, racing, fun, and fellowship for all mountain bicyclists in the southeastern United States.

Community Web Forum for Mountain Biking in the Deep South: HERE

Trails:

  • You can find an excellent list of trails throughout the state (Provided by Mississippi Development Authority/Tourism): HERE
  • Singletrack ranks the best mountain bike trails in Mississippi based on: Average trail rating, Number of members who have ridden or want to ride the MTB trail and the number of times the trail has been ridden by members: HERE
  • Dirt World’s list of Mountain Bike Trails in Mississippi: HERE
  • Directions to the Ridgeland Trails: HERE

Bringing the riding to the people: The story of 3 municipal mountain bike parks that bring the excitement of off-road cycling to city-dwellers of all ages and skills. All of these parks were built using sustainable practices on underused park land by an all-volunteer workforce in a remarkable show of cooperation among cities, land managers and private citizens to “bring the riding to the people.”

Please add comments here if you know of more mountain biking resources that should be included or send us an email at: bikewalk@bikewalkmississippi.org