Rocky Ridge Horse Trail at Enid Lake
|Rocky Ridge Horse Trail near the trailhead along Enid Lake|
The Rocky Ridge Horse Trail is an 8-mile round trip network of trails along the northern shore of Enid Lake in north Mississippi. The trail starts from the Plum Point area, with the trailhead on the left as you're driving towards the campground.
The only map I have been able to find of this trail is the one that is on the board at the trailhead. I went on this hike with the knowledge that there is supposed to be a trail here, but that's it. This trail turns out to be a lot like others in Mississippi - poorly maintained, poorly signed, used by ATVs, and has numerous other side trails that at times go in every direction. To hike this trail you need to know of the general direction to hike in, how to get back, and just go.
|The trail through the forest about 1.5 miles from the trailhead.|
Once I got about a mile and a half from the trailhead the trail looked like it received very little use. I eventually reached the midway point on the trail where a dirt road provides access to the lake. From this point, a left the trail and walked along the dry lake shore back to the trailhead. Other than the lake, there isn't much to this trail, and I wouldn't recommend it.
See my track on AllTrails
More of my photos from this hike
I hiked the Rocky Ridge Horse Trail again in October 2018.
Other trails at Enid Lake include:
- Beech Hollow Nature Trail
- Persimmon Hill Multi-Purpose Trail
- Quail Run Trail (George P. Cossar State Park)
- Spyglass Hill Trail
- Water Valley Landing Trail
|Enid Lake from the midway area|
|Map of the lake at the trailhead|
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