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Teacher Information Guide and Planning

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This Teacher Guide provides basic information about the natural and cultural resources of the Nathcez Trace Parkway and Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail. It also provides general information about available teacher resources and field trips.

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Classroom programs and field trips are available. Information for field trips and classroom programs that are both ranger-led and teacher-led is available at Field Trip Planning.


This project was financed in part by the National Park Service's CONNECT TRAILS TO PARKS program, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System in 2018.

Did You Know?

Boatmen from the Ohio River Valley walked along the Natchez Trace.

The "Kaintucks", or boatmen from the Ohio River Valley, would walk approximately 500 miles from Natchez to Nashville along the Natchez Trace in about 30 days.