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    New trail being built near Hattiesburg, MS

    About 3/8 mile west of the Jackson station on the Longleaf Trace on the right side of the road you'll see a labelled pine tree on with a 4 wheeler climb just past it. At the top of the climb the trail starts to the left. It's a work in progress but it looks like it will be a blast when it's done.
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    More pics along the way.
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    The last pic is the start of the new trail section we are building.
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    Looking good
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    Nice! that gives me more reasons to come down to visit my sister.
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    Trails are looking good, boys! Some of us from the coast will have to come up to the Hub City to check them out!!

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    I need to get down y'alls way and check out the trail off of Hwy 15 (I can't remember the name). I just got my bike and am trying to get back into any shape other than my current pear shape.

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    Looking good.

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    Got some more progress done on it. I cleared a few logs off of it this morning, if it was dry there would be about another 1/4 mile of trail to ride. A few spots need touching up with a weedeater but other than it's looking good.

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    sweet, haven't ridden anything in h'burg since i left in '95, and even then development down 40th was killing everything. good luck, folks!
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    We extended it another 1/4 mile or so, with at least that much roughed in Christmas Eve. May try another workday this weekend. I'll try to get some pics of the new section.

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    Okay here are some pics of the extension named the "lawnmower" trail. The clay pit will become a "playground" area once the trail is finished.
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    More pics of the trail, sorry they aren't as exciting as the trails in the mountains, but you work with what you have.
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    Yet more pics, you can see where we are still working on extending it.
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    Last couple of pics.
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    Looking good, but you gotta quit cutting all those down trees out. Looks like that pine was about 12-14". That can be ridden by a lot of people. The ones that can't can step over it. No shame in that.

    As people do ride over them, it will wear down from the chain rings to 10" or so, and most can get over that. Just a suggestion
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    I'm just the manual labor, they say cut and I cut. I'm one of the ones who would have to walk it, btw 'cuz I'm just now getting back on a bike and I have NO skills.

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    Dang we do good work!

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    Looks good, anyone still riding these trails? I ride the trace a good bit but have yet to try out the off road trails.

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    Zombie thread here.

    The trail is now called Tuffburg. You can find the locals at msmtb.org

    The university is taking some of the land back, but here is a recent map of the trail: Mobile Mountain Bike » Tuffburg
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    awsome.... thanks!

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    I need to get back out there and ride some. Been doing the Spring rituals around the house but that's coming to an end.

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    Rode the Tuffburg trails this past Saturday and they were in pretty nice shape considering all that's going on with them.

    Gotta work on the rear disc brake this weekend so no riding.

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    Actually USM fencing a few acres for cattle made us build some more single track.

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    Rode the trails this weekend! Amazing, a lot of work has been put into these amazing trails!

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    krue we have a group looking to ride Tuffburg on Saturday is the trail dry and ridable or is it too wet to ride
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    I made it out there monday and it was rideable but there were a few wet spots. I'm not from the area so I don't know if it rained this week or not.

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    It handles the rain fairly well with a few exceptions. We had most of the bad spots bridged until some of our bridges got taken out by the "controlled" burn they did out there.

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    I wanted to give a special thanks to Krue. He waited around for us slow people and gave us an excellent tour.

    I'll try and have the map updated sometime soon.

    Also the trails look great out there, and they are well marked.
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    +1 Thanks krue ... the trail is in good shape and has some really fun sections

    my new favorite trail sign ... if it has skull and cross bones its got to be good !
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    The trails do look great!

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    We're no Ridgeland, but damn we got some sweet trails hidden in plain sight in Tuffburg.
    I thoroughly enjoyed riding with everyone, it was a good time. Holler if y'all decide to come back this way.

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    Road the Turtle Loop, Rain Shed Loop and Death Valley this morning, the trails are in awesome shape! Sure was nice riding in the mid 50°'s this morning.

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    any current maps floating around? i swing through town a couple times per year and never am quite sure if i find all the trails out there.

    thanks.
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    The previous map is a little off since the trails underwent some changes this past Spring. However if you can find the Jackson Rd. Station just park and travel West on the Trace Bike Route. In a short distance just past a big power line crossing you'll see the entrance to the 1.8 mile Turtle Loop trail on your right. It'll come out on the Trace then travel West again until you come to a Pipe Line crossing and go left or South on it and you'll come to the Rain Shed Loop trail, a little further up will be the start of the Death Valley, Dam and Mt. Tuffburg trails.

    The Trails have good directional signage now too.

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    iridetitus here ya go. its a page with all the trails within a few hours of south MS AL LA. SAMBA » Trails

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