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Thacker Mountain Rail Trail

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My favorite place in Oxford

The Thacker Mountain Rail Trail has been renamed to the South Campus Rail Trail. The main path... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
J0Mark
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Oxford, MS
Great, Easy Bike Trail!

Winter or summer this is a great trail for biking (or walking). The trees keep it shady (and... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Andrew S
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Oxford, Mississippi
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4 weeks ago
“My favorite place in Oxford”
4 Feb 2018
“Great, Easy Bike Trail!”
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Chucky Mullins Drive, Oxford, MS 38655
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Thacker Mountain Rail Trail has been renamed to the South Campus Rail Trail. The main path extends about 3 mikes one way. It is basically flat so perfect for walking, jogging, riding a bike or walking a dog on a leash. Trees are on...More

Thank J0Mark
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Winter or summer this is a great trail for biking (or walking). The trees keep it shady (and cooler) in the summer. People bike the trail, walk with their dogs, or jog. Mileage is marked. Three miles in one direction along a flat rail trail...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Great place to walk or bike. Old railroad bed so the trail is nice and level or you can take the many mountain bike trails that are available. Lots of trees so mostly shaded.

Thank mart38655
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Nice peaceful hike. Can stay on flat, graded trail or head off into the woods. Not too difficult to navigate.

1  Thank threeksmag
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Also known as the whirlpool. This is the old rail line of the Mississippi Railroad. 3 miles long with multiple off shoots. Along the way is a historical marker for the Buckner's Trestle train wreck (x2 train wrecks). This is a popular trail, Parking can...More

6  Thank RustonTraveller
Reviewed 1 October 2015

The Thacker Mountain Rail Trail and accompanying side trails are one of Oxford, Mississippi's most beautiful assets. The trailhead is just beyond the south end of Chucky Mullins Drive directly across from the old Whirlpool plant (which is why the trails are also known locally...More

6  Thank BonTempsOxford
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