Visitation Numbers for Natchez Trace Parkway are Released August

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Date: October 12, 2016
Contact: Maggie Walker, (662) 680-4005

TUPELO, MS: "During August 2016, the Natchez Trace Parkway experienced an increase in the number of recreational visits over the 2015 figures," stated Superintendent Mary Risser. "This year, 536,147 visitors used the Parkway during August 2016 compared to 492,061 who were counted in 2015." 

Month

2016

2015

January

464,284

470,262

February

435,680

414,844

March

491,630

484,650

April

514,979

509,178

May

493,427

486,175

June

525,501

516,654

July

541,406

542,031

August

536,147

492,061

Year to Date

4,003,054

3,915,855

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 a twww.nps.gov/natr.

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Last updated: October 13, 2016

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