For those visitors interested in spending more time on the Parkway, fishing is a great way to spend an afternoon. Fishing is allowed in lakes and streams along the Natchez Trace Parkway and fishing regulations vary by state. The Parkway provides access to other state and federal agencies with more fishing opportunities. A few places to try are listed below.
Places to fish on or near the Natchez Trace Parkway in Mississippi (Mississippi State fishing license required-for more information on Mississippi State fishing regulations, please visit the Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks web site):
Places to fish on the Natchez Trace Parkway in Alabama (Alabama State fishing license required-for more information on Alabama State fishing regulations, please visit the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources web site):
Did You Know?
The double arch bridge at milepost 438 on the Natchez Trace Parkway was completed in 1994 and received the Presidential Award for Design Excellence in 1995 for its innovative design. The bridge rises 155 feet above the valley and eliminates the need for spandrel columns.