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Thacker Mountain Rail Trail

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Experience a great walk in the woodd

Now renamed the South Campus Rail Trail it runs from a gravel parking lot at the end of Chucky... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Oxford, Mississippi
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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 18 June 2018
Oxford, MS
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Now renamed the South Campus Rail Trail it runs from a gravel parking lot at the end of Chucky Mullins Drive for about 3 miles to a gravel road near Thacker Mountain. Popular trail with walkers, cyclists and runners. No drinking water or toilet facilities....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CharlieB604
Reviewed 18 June 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: October 2017
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.

Date of experience: June 2017
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.

Date of experience: April 2016
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

Date of experience: June 2015
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

Date of experience: September 2015
6  Thank BonTempsOxford
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James P
17 August 2018|
Response from CharlieB604 | Reviewed this property |
No. This is an old steam train rail path that is flat. There are great views into wooded areas