The mud flies in the state of Mississippi!
There are many different riding areas in the state of Mississippi, but do you want to know the one thing that all of them have in common? Mud! Yes, Mississippi, has a serious amount of mud, and the muck makes for some great opportunities for family-fun memories to be created.
Off-road parks are scattered all across the state of Mississippi, and most of them have events throughout the year that cater to all the side-by-side enthusiasts out there. Whether you have a Utility ATV or a performance UTV, you’ll be right at home in these parks, especially if you attend one of the popular events. Riding season in this state is mostly in the summertime, but you’ll find that some of the parks are open for year-round fun.
Encompassing a large 715-acre compound, BMB Off Road has tons of trails for every skill level. Trails in this off-road park include hill climbs, mud bogs, water crossings, and of course wooded trails. Various events are held at this location throughout the year, and riders are reminded that helmets and safety gear are required in the park confines. If you’re interested in a side detour trip, the home of Elvis Pressley is nearby. Also nearby is the town of Fulton has plenty of stores and supplies for you to stock up on forgotten items. If you want to camp on the premises, it is recommended that you get to the park early so you can secure a good primitive camping spot.
Comprised of ponds, trails, and mud pits, Burden’s Creek ATV Park is a 400-acre off-road paradise. The area is surrounded by old oak trees, making the scenery of this place absolutely gorgeous to ride in. For those of us who don’t like to bring all of our supplies to the riding area, there is a complete concession stand filled with food, t-shirts, and other take-home items that are sure to make you want to come back and ride as soon as possible. Primitive camping is available in the area, too.
Encompassing about 800 acres, Meridian OHV Park offers over 25 miles of trails that are comprised of sandy sections along with rough and rocky terrain. There are many race events held here throughout the year. On-site rivers and waterways make for fun stream crossings while out on the trail. Meridian Motorcycle Association is a non-profit organizer that not only keeps this park organized but also helps other off-road areas in the vicinity. In the nearby town of Meridian, there are full services, including grocery stores, fueling stations, and parts stores.
744 acres of off-road riding enjoyment await at the Mississippi Off-Road Adventures park. For the start of the 2019 season, the park reopened with a host of new improvements, including new trails, primitive camping sites, and more. This park is open on the weekends and is close to the town of Jackson, which has plenty of supplies if you forget to bring something from home. The banks of the Pearl River are adjacent to the riding area, giving enthusiasts plenty of water time should they be interested in taking a dip.
A relatively new off-road park in Mississippi, Mudslangers Off Road Trails is a popular place to be for ATV and UTV enthusiasts. The trails are regularly maintained for the riders, and there is a duck pond on the premises for everyone to hang out at and relax. If you’re into crawfish, there is occasionally a trailer on site selling the delicacy when they are in season (if you can call them that…). Woodland is the nearest town to get supplies, and it is advised that you bring all of your necessities to the park the first time rather than going back into town for more. Primitive camping is also available on the grounds.