2 miles
Distance
537 ft
Climb
-531 ft
Descent
00:47:35
Avg time

Backwater Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Hernando Point Trail System
    Hernando, Mississippi
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #83640 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    25 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2016
  • Land Manager

The trail head and parking area are located in the Hernando Point Public Use Area at Arkabutla Lake. This 2.2 mile loop offers a convenient trail for campers or people enjoying the day use area. The trail is designed to offer an introductory hiking or biking experience for the whole family. The trail is also enjoyable for those wanting to ride or run the trail for exercise. The loop features enough elevation change to challenge those who wish to push their pace on the trail.

Disclaimer

All trails at Hernando Point are closed until further notice due to extensive storm damage and debris.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Backwater mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    6 ft
  • Altitude min
    237 ft
  • Altitude max
    328 ft
  • Altitude start
    256 ft
  • Altitude end
    262 ft
  • Grade
    0.059%
  • Grade max
    -41.986%
  • Grade min
    49.721%
  • Distance climb
    4,501 ft
  • Distance down
    5,056 ft
  • Distance flat
    674 ft
  • Avg time
    00:47:35
  • Avg reverse time
    00:15:31
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Status:
on Jan 14, 2020
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Backwater Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jan 14, 2020 @ 10:02am
      Jan 14, 2020
      reporter All trails at Hernando Point are closed until further notice due to extensive storm damage and debris.
      Dec 20, 2019 @ 2:12pm
      Dec 20, 2019
      Overall, conditions are good, trail somewhat obscured by leaves
      Sep 19, 2019 @ 1:34pm
      Sep 19, 2019
      reporter
      Jul 9, 2019 @ 8:08am
      Jul 9, 2019
      Jul 9, 2019 @ 8:08am
      Jul 9, 2019
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