• A curve along the Natchez Trace Parkway with fall colors

    Natchez Trace

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Elementary School Lesson Plans

Kindergarten: Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee

First Grade: Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee

Second Grade: Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee

Third Grade: Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee

Fourth Grade: Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee

Fifth Grade: Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee

Field trips and classroom visits by rangers that are available are listed at Field Trip Planning.

A Teacher Guide with information about the Natchez Trace Parkway and field trip Planning are available at Teacher Information Guide.

Water Quality Stream Study:

The Natchez Trace Parkway is current looking for schools interested in collecting data from streams on the Parkway. Data would be also be shared with Adopt-a-Stream Mississippi. This is a service learning project, steeped in science. Fifth grade and above will experience water quality monitoring, including macro-invertebrate identification and chemical analysis, adjusted to grade level. This project is funded by the National Park Foundation. Please email Jane Farmer for more information.

Did You Know?

Mount Locust Inn along the Natchez Trace Parkway

The Mount Locust Inn and Plantation, dating back to the 1780's, is one of the oldest original structures along the Natchez Trace Parkway.