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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?

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.