Dauset Trails, Jackson
Dauset Trails is a private, non-profit nature center with approximately 1400 acres of fields, woods, creeks and small lakes to explore.Use our Jackson day trip website to add Dauset Trails and other attractions to your Jackson vacation plans.
Ride a mountain bike or hike on over 17 miles of scenic trails from beginner to advanced skill levels.
Ride on over 10 miles of scenic horse trails. BYOH.
See live native mammals, birds of prey, and reptiles.
Visit a 19th century-style working farm exhibit with a cane syrup mill, evaporator cooking shed, and kettle cooking shed. See a blacksmith shop, barn, old tools, wagons, chicken coop, and a corn crib. See chickens, pigs, goats, cows, mules, and a donkey.
Learn to identify 31 species of trees on out Tree ID trail.
Stroll on the Woodland Garden Trail and see many native plants while searching for hidden garden ornaments.
Schools both public and private reserve guided programs at Dauset Trails to learn more about native wildlife.
Organized groups such as scouts, church, clubs, etc. can make camping reservations and use tents pads or sleep in our "Turkey Roost" camping platforms.
Families, Sunday School classes, Clubs, and businesses can reserve one of two pavilions for reunions, picnics, and gatherings.
Every spring we hold our annual "Bluebirds and Bluegrass Festival." This free event includes, live bluegrass bands throughout the day, outdoor recreation and wildlife booths, exhibits, and demonstrations, food, and a lot of fun for the whole family.
Kids ages 7-12 have a blast attending our summer Day Camp. They enjoy swimming, kayaking, fishing, cool crafts, exciting programs, cookout, and more.
Dauset Trails Reviews
visited while camping at close state park, very nice walk with gardens and wild live exhibits AND it cost $0 more »
My daughter had birthday party for grandkids at Daucet Trails. It was a grand day. Everyone had fun. We visit several times a year and always enjoy it. Great place to look at animals and enjoy fresh a... more »
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