• A curve along the Natchez Trace Parkway with fall colors

    Natchez Trace

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Ranger-Led Activities and Events in the Meriwether Lewis Area

Visitors join a ranger for a scheduled talk.

Visitors join a ranger at the annual Meriwether Lewis Craft Fair.

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You may chose to join a park ranger and explore parts of the original Trace, or learn more about Meriwether Lewis. Ranger programs are always free; schedules and topics vary by season. Please call 1-800-305-7417 for more information on ranger-led activities.

Did You Know?

The Tennessee River along the Natchez Trace Parkway

George Colbert operated a stand and ferry to cross the Tennessee River and is rumored to have charged Andrew Jackson $75,000 to ferry his army across the river.