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Alligators at Cypress Swamp
The Cypress Swamp at milepost 122.0 provides one of the best spots along the Parkway to view an alligator.
The Ross Barnett Reservoir is a great place for birding. Pelicans are just one of the many species that can be found here.
A Spider Web
Some of the smallest wildlife can also be the most spectacular to see. A perfectly constructed web may be found up and down the Parkway.
A warbler along the Natchez Trace Parkway
Wildlife can be found anywhere along the Natchez Trace Parkway, even near a building or shelter.
Female Io Moth
This female io moth is one of many moths and butterflies that can be found along the Natchez Trace Parkway.
Geese are just one example of the many birds you can find near the water at Colbert Ferry.
A luna moth may be seen in the forested areas along the Parkway.
Turtles use the sun to stay warm because they cannot generate their own body heat.
A Red Spotted Purple Butterfly
A red spotted purple butterfly is just one of the many butterflies visitors can see along the Natchez Trace Parkway.