• Mississippi River from the Bluffs of 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?

Mississippi State Flag

Adams County and Warren County Mississippi, where Natchez NHP and Vicksburg NMP are located, were the only counties in the state to vote against seccession on the eve of the Civil War.