Natchez Trace Parkway News Release - Visitation Numbers for July and August

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Date: September 11, 2015

HEADQUARTERS, TUPELO, MS: "During July and August 2015, the Natchez Trace Parkway experienced a slight decrease in the number of recreational visits over the 2014 figures," stated Superintendent Mary Risser. "This year, an average of 517,046 used the Parkway during July and August 2015 compared to the average of 523,502 who were counted in 2014." 

Month

2015

2014

January

451,161

466,866

February

414,844

422,542

March

281,538

493,266

April

513,538

513,830

May

260,495

490,267

June

249,774

519,539

July

542,031

550,245

August

492,061

496,760

Year to date

3,205,442

3,953,315

These numbers continue to put the Natchez Trace Parkway on track to be among the top ten most visited National Park Service sites. The Natchez Trace Parkway has numerous recreational activities to match any interest or experience level. Whether camping, motorcycling, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, or horseback riding there are countless opportunities to experience the history, culture, and natural resources of the area.

To find out more about upcoming programs and general information about the Natchez Trace Parkway, please visit our website at www.nps.gov/natr.



Last updated: September 13, 2015

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