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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: Biking, Driving, 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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Beautiful Drive

I had a few hours to spend in Tupelo, so I drove this scenic route. The sides of the roadways and very unkept and Un-fettered with no commercial-ness. There are nice walking... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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Janesville, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Drive through the forest that happened to be on our route any ways. Not sure I would recommend if it was much out of your way.

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I had a few hours to spend in Tupelo, so I drove this scenic route. The sides of the roadways and very unkept and Un-fettered with no commercial-ness. There are nice walking trails and battle-field sites to stop and walk

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Long Island, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

This is a lovely parkway with beautiful views. We spent an afternoon riding the Parkway and stopping at a few parks.

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Lumberton, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Our third time on the trace! We love seeing the wildlife in the early mornings and evenings as well as the foliage in the fall.

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atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The Natchez Trace is a spectacular 425 mile road of a type that is rarely experienced in the USA. There is virtually NO signage along the road. It is designed to give a feel of America hundreds of years ago and it succeeds. There are exhibits, Indian mounds, When we would get off the parkway for a meal or to... More 

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Camden, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We decided to take the whole 442 miles of the Natchez Trace and loved every mile of it! We stopped at most of the sites...some to get out and take pictures others just to read the history! The most impressive part of the drive was how clean they kept it! freshly mowed grass lined the roadway. even the sites we... More 

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A beautiful drive. The Parkway is a very easy and scenic drive. I drove from Tupelo Ms to Natchez Below the Hill. Plenty of rest stops but fuel is scarce. An enjoyable experience.

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Madison, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

If you haven't traveled on the Trace yet, you are missing alot. We have been from one end to the other stopping at every marker. When our children were small it helped educate them...and us too. Now we stop at our favorites and eat or camp. There are quite a few Campgrounds along the way and just a short distance... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Nice 50 mph road. It's very nice to not have to contend with tractor-trailers but after 100 miles, I was bored.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We took the Natchez Trace Parkway south from Tupelo, MS at 7 am in the morning. It's a beautiful drive with a well maintained roadway. It's only 2 lanes, but it's dotted yellow lines so you can pass if you need to. Along the Parkway, there are historical markers with a pull over spot. There are signs explaining the area... More 

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