This 2-day, Out and Back Tanglefoot Trail® bicycle itinerary starts and finishes at Pontotoc, MS (milepost 25) with a turn-around at Houston, MS (milepost 0).

  • Bike Out - south on the Tanglefoot Trail® for 1 day to Houston, MS.
  • Bike Back - north on the Tanglefoot Trail® for 1 day to Pontotoc, MS.

Ride Stats for entire 2-day itinerary:

  • Does not include miles to/from Tanglefoot Trail® for lodging.
  • Total Miles on Tanglefoot Trail®: 50.4
    Average miles per day: 25.2
  • Total Elevation Gain:
    1,059 feet (avg. 21.0 feet/mile)
  • Total Elevation Loss:
    1,059 feet (avg. 21.0 feet/mile)
Cyclists biking south

Biking Out - North to South:

Cyclists biking north

Biking Back - South to North:

Cyclists biking south

Biking Out - North to South

Day 1 - Pontotoc, MS (milepost 25) to Houston, MS (milepost 0)

Ride Stats for Day 2

  • Miles on Tanglefoot Trail®: 25.2
  • Elevation Gain:
    470 feet (avg. 18.7 feet/mile)
    Maximum Grade: 1.8%
  • Elevation Loss:
    589 feet (avg. 23.4 feet/mile)
    Minimum Grade: -1.8%

Click Here to View Day 1:

  • Route Overview Map for Day 1 (Route along the Tanglefoot Trail® and Routes to/from Lodging at start and end of the Day)
  • Restrooms and Services Nearby Along the Way from Milepost 25 to Milepost 0
  • Lodging and Food at the end of the Day near the Tanglefoot Trail® at Milepost 0
Cyclists biking north

Biking Back - South to North

Day 2 - Houston, MS (milepost 0) to Pontotoc, MS (milepost 25.1)

Ride Stats for Day 2

  • Miles on Tanglefoot Trail®: 25.2
  • Elevation Gain:
    589 feet (avg. 23.4 feet/mile)
    Maximum Grade: 1.8%
  • Elevation Loss:
    470 feet (avg. 18.7 feet/mile)
    Minimum Grade: -1.7%

Click Here to View Day 2:

  • Route Overview Map for Day 2 (Route along the Tanglefoot Trail® and Routes to/from Lodging at start and end of the Day)
  • Restrooms and Services Nearby Along the Way from Milepost 0 to Milepost 25
  • Lodging and Food at the end of the Day near the Tanglefoot Trail® at Milepost 25

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