2 miles
Distance
537 ft
Climb
-531 ft
Descent
00:41:30
Avg time

Backwater Details

  • 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
    50 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.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Backwater 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
    00:41:30
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:33
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • 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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Backwater Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Mar 7, 2019 @ 5:26am
      Mar 7, 2019
      reporter Sections of the trail may be underwater due to high lake levels.
      Aug 24, 2018 @ 4:36pm
      Aug 24, 2018
      reporter
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      6 Months
      • 3 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
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      • 26 rides
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