Trails, Parks and Cycling
Ridgeland Cycling Trails
The Chisa Foka Multi-Use Trail is a route for cyclists to utilize through the Ridgeland area of the historic Natchez Trace Parkway. The path is over 14 miles and travels from Harbor Drive to Rice Road to Highland Colony Parkway near the Natchez Trace Parkway. Several side trails bring users of the path to schools, shops and businesses.
The Ridgeland Trails for mountain biking offer ten miles of fast single track with unusual rolling hills and rock formations. These trails are great for medium to advanced cyclists.
The Magnolia Ridge BMX Park hosts races on weekends in the spring. "Mag Ridge" also hosts races every Saturday, as well as open practice on Tuesday nights at 5:00 pm. Rider groups from novice all the way to expert are welcome!
When to Ride in Ridgeland
Ridgeland is home to the Natchez Trace Century Ride, a scenic bike ride on the beautiful Natchez Trace Parkway. This race offers several distance options (25, 50, 62, or 100 miles) and is perfect for all ages and ability levels. If you'd like to explore "The Trace" on your own, be sure to review the safety information before you hit the road! Any day is a good day for a ride!
Ride On By
If you need cycling assistance, water, or just a chance to cool off, please stop by the Ridgeland Visitors Center, just off I-55 and Highland Colony Parkway.
Ridgeland Visitors Center
1000 Highland Colony Parkway, Suite 6006
Ridgeland, MS 39157
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Stay in the Know
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Check out another great feature article in Well-Being Magazine. It was originally published in the magazine's March/April 2018 issue.
Ridgeland Cycling Events
Dead Man Gravel Grind
January 4, 2020
Ridgeland Cheers and Gears Ride
April 3-5, 2020
Natchez Trace Century Ride & Rockin’ After the Ride Social
May 2, 2020
Heatwave Classic Triathlon
June 6, 2020
BMX Gold Cup Qualifier
Ridgeland Weeknight 'Cross & MTB Short Track Racing Series (Ridgeland Trails)
September 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2019
Bike Your Park Day (Natchez Trace Parkway)
September 28, 2019 / September 26, 2020
Fat Tire Festival/ McGee Lungbuster (Ridgeland Trails)
October 19-20, 2019
Methodist Rehab Ride for Rehab
October 26, 2019
Spooky 'Cross Cyclocross Festival
October 26-27, 2019
Ridgeland Cyclocross Festival
November 23-24, 2019
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