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“Best place in the world for biking!”

Natchez Trace Parkway
Ranked #2 of 27 things to do in Tupelo
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Owner description: This 444-mile parkway follows a Native American footpath from Natchez, MS to Nashville, TN.
Reviewed February 4, 2013

People who live near the Parkway on Old Natchez Trace or Temple Rd are so lucky they can bike here! Such a beautiful place to bike! I recommend biking on a weekday morning - you will have the parkway to yourself! And that bridge is a work of art!

2  Thank franklin e
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Reviewed January 25, 2013

We have traveled the Trace from near Nashville, TN to Natchez, MS and love it! The speed limit is 50, so you can really enjoy looking around at the beautiful scenery as you drive. There are numerous landmarks and scenic spots along the way to stop and enjoy. Our favorites are the waterfalls in TN and the enormous Emerald Mound (Indian ceremonial site) in MS. The drive is especially beautiful in spring and fall. We frequently spot deer and wild turkey along the way. There are 3 free campgrounds at Meriwether Lewis Park in TN and 2 in MS. Watch out for bicycles along the way, since the Trace is popular with cyclists.

8  Thank slair
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Reviewed January 25, 2013

We took our time and travelled from Nashville to Natchez on the Trace. Using a guide book and other material we collected along the way, we thoroughly enjoyed our slower paced drive. We really enjoyed our stop at the Wayne County Visitor's Centre, the Merriwether stop and several hikes suggested along the route.

2  Thank Rodneyresident
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Reviewed January 24, 2013

We weren't planning on traveling the Natchez Trace Parkway on this trip but the opportunity opened up and we jumped at it. I've been wanting to make this run for several years now and it was pure joy intermingling history, beauty, nature, and good ole Southern Charm for the 330 miles of the 440 miles that we travelled. All the park rangers were very helpful -- and also looked like they were glad to have visitors stop and chat.

Go -- no matter what the season! We feared that by visiting in January we might not seen enough of interest to make the trip worthwhile -- but by visiting this time we had our tastebuds tingles and we'll be back for sure.

2  Thank Peter P
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

The scenery is especially pretty in the fall in the northern section and the spring in the southern section. The road is being improved and it needed it. In recent years the troopers are not very evident. Watch out for deer and other wild animals when you travel the Trace to avoid an accident.

Thank MagnoliaMS101
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