• Mississippi River from the Bluffs of Natchez

    Natchez

    National Historical Park Mississippi

Outdoor Activities

There are several outdoor activities at Melrose that require no fee. Upon arrival please begin at the Melrose Visitor Center where you'll find maps and information. Visitors can stroll the grounds and visit the historic outbuildings, birdwatch, and relax in the formal gardens.
 
Interested in taking a guided tour of the formal gardens? Tours are usually offered during the Spring Pilgrimage of each year. Please contact Melrose for current schedule.

Did You Know?

William Johnson's Diary

Free Black barber and diarist William Johnson owned sixteen slaves at the time of his death in 1851.