Mississippi District Hiking Trails
The Mississippi District has miles of barrier island beaches to walk and designated trails in the Davis Bayou Area in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.
Nature's Way Trail
This loop trail provides scenic overlooks of the bayou. Look for the trail guide at the entrance of the trail. This trail connects to the Davis Bayou Trail.
Davis Bayou Trail
You can start either from the Visitor Center parking lot or near the picnic area near the campground to hike this trail.
Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Spur
Enjoy a short spur on the old CCC Road that was built in the 1930s and enjoy a scenic view of the bayou.
Did You Know?
The Third System fortifications consisted of 42 forts built between 1816 and 1870. They were used to guard all the principal harbors, rivers, and naval yards of the United States. Only the Advanced Redoubt of Fort Barrancas at Gulf Islands National Seashore was built entirely for land defense.