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A Good Sunday Drive

Whether you start in Natchez Mississippi or Nashville Tennessee you are in for a picturesque drive... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
glassymom
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Franklin, Tennessee
View, view, view

We drove down Hiway 96 from I40 on our way to Franklin. We just had to take the entrance ramp up to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ripmiata
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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you start in Natchez Mississippi or Nashville Tennessee you are in for a picturesque drive. Take it slow, especially on the weekends as there are many cyclists using the Trace, and enjoy the views. Stop at the view points, hike the trails, breathe the...More

Thank glassymom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove down Hiway 96 from I40 on our way to Franklin. We just had to take the entrance ramp up to the top of the bridge to see the view. The bridge dominates the valley for more than a miles both ways.

Thank ripmiata
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was excited to finally be on the Natchez Trace. We stopped at the byway to look across the Parkway Bridge but was disappointed. I realize it was a wet Summer and the tree and shrubbery was so high that it impeded any views of...More

Thank Holz137
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right before you exit the Natchez Trace you cross the beautiful bridge with a great view. Park on the far side and walk back to enjoy the view.

Thank Pettitt5
Reviewed September 15, 2018

The first time I saw the bridge I had to stop and get out of the car to take it in. The fact that it's in a picturesque valley makes it look even more striking. You just don't expect to see such a huge bridge...More

1  Thank ladybd
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The view is breathtakingly beautiful, and there are never too many folks there so you pretty much have it all to yourselves. The Natchez Trace is a fantastic stretch of scenic highway that winds and is a natural place for motorcycle riding and bicycle enthusiasts....More

Thank Kirk S
Reviewed August 12, 2018

A definite place to check out,or take visitors.The views are amazing,as is the Natchez Trace Parkway itself

Thank musiccityMike
Reviewed July 10, 2018

The bridge is just six miles from the northern terminus of the Trace and it's a great way to begin a trip. It rises 300 (400?) feet above the roadway below, bridging a beautiful valley. If you're going to Leiper's Fork, choose a route that...More

1  Thank Randy S
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We live nearby and like to bring guests here for photos and to see an iconic bridge. I say iconic because it does feature on Show Prints guests will see in the gift shops of other area attractions. I'm not a fan of heights, so...More

Thank Cb S
Reviewed July 9, 2018

If you have never traveled the historic Natchez Trace, I encourage you to Bucket List it soon. The Spring and Fall are such an amazing array of colors for picture-taking. The Natchez Trace Parkway is a 444-mile recreational road and scenic drive through three states....More

Thank Jeremy D
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