The Natchez Trace Parkway is a 444-mile recreational road and scenic drive through three states. It roughly follows the "Old Natchez Trace" a historic travel corridor used by American Indians, "Kaintucks," European settlers, slave traders, soldiers, and future presidents. Today, people can enjoy not only a scenic drive but also hiking, biking, horseback riding, and camping along the parkway.
A Drive through 10,000 Years of History
- 5 minutes, 19 seconds
The Natchez Trace Parkway is more than a scenic drive. Discover the many recreational opportunities that can be found along the way. To view the audio described version of this video and others, copy and paste the following link into your web browser, https://www.nps.gov/natr/learn/photosmultimedia/audio-described-videos.htm.
Bicycle the Natchez Trace Parkway
The Natchez Trace Parkway is a designated bicycle route. Start planning your next cycling adventure.
Places to Go and Things to See
Start planning the places you want to stop at and the things you wish to see as your travel the Natchez Trace Parkway.
Watch Our Short Web Videos to Learn More
Whether you are interested in history, nature, recreation, or all three, our web shorts will whet your appetite for a visit.