Visitation Numbers for Natchez Trace Parkway are Released March 2016

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Date: April 7, 2016
Contact: Maggie Walker, (662) 680-4005

HEADQUARTERS, TUPELO, MS: "During March 2016, the Natchez Trace Parkway experienced an increase in the number of recreational visits over the 2015 figures," stated Superintendent Mary Risser. "This year, 491,630 visitors used the Parkway during March 2016 compared to 484,650 who were counted in 2015." 

Month

2016

2015

January

464,284

470,262

February

435,680

414,844

March

491,630

484,650

Year to Date

1,391,594

1,369,950

 

 

 

 

 

 

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: April 11, 2016

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