Your safety and protection is our top concern as you visit the Natchez Trace Parkway. For many visitors, driving is their main method of travel. While the Parkway is scenic and peaceful, the unique design of the Natchez Trace requires visitors to sometimes take extra care to ensure a safe and enjoyable visit. No matter the activity or your itinerary, be sure to keep these safety precautions in mind.
At the Natchez Trace Parkway, you can hike on over 60 miles of the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail, as well as numerous other shorter trails all along the Parkway's route. When hiking any of the trails in the park be sure to follow the guidelines listed below.
Last updated: May 14, 2019