Big Foot Horse Trail and Camp

Area Status: Open

This horse trail is approximately 23.7 miles long and moderate in difficulty.  Big Foot Horse Trail consists of four loops ranging in length from 5 to 11 miles.  A ride of almost any desired length can be made by combinations of these loops.  Most of the trails run parallel to roads, making it possible to enter the trail at any point.

Facilities at the camp include: parking areas; hitching rails; primitive camping; sanitary facilities (chemical toilets); drinking water for horses only (not for human consumption); picnic tables; and grills.  Two ponds and Tuxachanie Creek provide water for animal use.

Big Foot Horse Trail and Camp are open year-round unless weather conditions require the area to be closed.  No user fees required.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Only blue, yellow and green trail loops are open. Camp closed due to hurricane damage; day use only, no overnight stay. 
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees: No fees required.
Open Season: Open year-round
  • Stay limit:  7 days.
  • No alcoholic beverages allowed.
Closest Towns: Saucier, MS
Restroom: Chemical toilet

General Information


This recreation area is not accessible.


Take state HWY 49 to Saucier, MS. Take HWY 67 east to four-way intersection and get on County Road 412 north three miles to Forest Road 440. Go east 1 mile to trailhead.


Dispersed Camping

Unnumbered primitive camp sites.

Horse Camping

Horse Riding


Picnic tables: Grills and hitching rails available.
Tent camping: Unnumbered primitive camp sites.
Parking: Located at trailhead camp.
Toilets: Chemical toilet

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
23.7 miles