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Tennessee Highway 50 Bicycle-Only Campground

The parking area and trail sign to the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail.

After exiting at Tennessee Highway 50, follow the signs to the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail.  This is the entrance to the Scenic Trail Parking area, and the bicycle-only campground.

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At milepost 408, exit the Parkway onto Tennessee Highway 50. Follow the signs to the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail parking area and trailhead. This is the horse staging area for the National Scenic Trail, as well as a bicycle-only campground.

This campground provides picnic tables, fire grates, and garbage cans. Water is available year round at the nearest restrooms, located at the Gordon House and Ferry Site just south of Tennessee Highway 50 at Milepost 407.7.

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Did You Know?

Meriwether Lewis Monument, Natchez Trace Parkway, Tennessee

Meriwether Lewis, of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, was governor of the Upper Louisiana Territory when he died on the Natchez Trace in 1809, at Grinder's Stand in Tennessee. A monument was erected in his honor in 1848 and can be seen along the Natchez Trace Parkway today.