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Natchez Trace Parkway

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Address: 2680 Natchez Trace Parkway, Tupelo, MS 38804
Phone Number: 800-305-7417
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Activities: Driving, Biking, Hiking, Horseback riding, Walking
Description: This 444-mile parkway follows a Native American footpath from Natchez, MS...
This 444-mile parkway follows a Native American footpath from Natchez, MS to Nashville, TN.
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Longest National Park , it's 444 miles!

What an adventure. The Natchez covers 444 miles from Mississippi, into Alabama and finishes in Nashville.....at least that's the route we took. Along the way you can stop as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

What an adventure. The Natchez covers 444 miles from Mississippi, into Alabama and finishes in Nashville.....at least that's the route we took. Along the way you can stop as often as you'd like at the many historical markers and turnouts to hike, bike, explore, learn, picnic, view, etc all the myriad of offerings the Natchez has. Originally an animal trail,... More 

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Brandon, Mississippi
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I've been on the Trace dozens of times and seen many of the unique historic and natural sights along it. My wife and I got married at the old Rocky Springs church near the Rocky Springs campground. The waterfall there is beautiful after a rain. My family loves to take the Trace down from Jackson to Natchez. The Cypress swamp... More 

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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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134 reviews 134 reviews
60 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

If you aren't in a hurry, this is an awesome find! History, history, history. President Jefferson in 1800 decided we (as a nation) needed to be better connected between the east coast and the growing Westward expansion, so he decided to ' enhance' some Indian trails for better Postal service and the Natchez trace was granted a little more. Civil... More 

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Somerset, Kentucky
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155 reviews 155 reviews
33 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

From Nashville, TN heading South to Tupelo, MS is a marvelous stretch of blacktop. Lots of interesting sidesteps, overlooks, picnic spots, and beautiful scenery. This is the best way to see the country. Beware of turkeys, crows, squirrels and deer; they are not afraid of people, cars or motorcycles. Perhaps they have no fear of humans because the animals are... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

Simply beautiful! Relaxing drive in our motorhome. Many pull offs available to stop and explore. Wild flowers everywhere.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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64 reviews 64 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Recently transited the Parkway from Nashville TN to Natchez, MS and numerous historic sites. The scenery is amazing and the speed limit, 50mph and no trucks, provides ample opportunity to enjoy the drive. visits to battlefields and historic sites were very impressive.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We drove the parkway from Nashville to Tupelo in early May in beautiful conditions. We enjoyed the first 20 miles and now agree with feedback from other travellers that the journey can be somewhat boring albeit scenic and unhurried with no commercial vehicles. We brought lunch with us and stopped at Colbert Ferry on the Tennessee River which was the... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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67 reviews 67 reviews
9 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

My wife and I took a motorcycle ride on the parkway, starting at the north end near Nashville. First, I have to say that the road conditions are great for riding over the entire stretch that we saw, which was from Nashville to Jackson, MS. We only missed out on the final 100 miles or so, south of Jackson. That... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

My wife and I rode motorcycles up the trace from the start to finish. The road is in great condition and the scenery awesome in some spots - the bluegrass parkway is stunning in comparison. The trace did not have a single sign warning of a curve coming in the road and none were needed. I was hoping the road... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Road is in great condition. MUST remember that the speed limit is 50 mph. The view, alongside the road, is beautiful to see and lots of nature spots.

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