The Bagels and Bluegrass Ride across Southwest Tennessee is a bicycle ride featuring Southwest Tennessee’s State Parks and scenic roads. The 100 mile route has a total climb of greater than 7,000 feet. The ride begins with a breakfast of bagels at the staging area located at Jackson State Community College,
on the corner of State Highway 412 (Parkway) and US 70 in Jackson, Tennessee. Featured stops include Pinson Mounds State Archaeological Area, the largest Middle Woodland Indian Complex in the Southeast, consisting of at least 15 earthen mounds; and Chickasaw State Park, near Henderson, Tennessee. End the day with dinner at the college.