Here are details and photos of our favorite Natchez Trace hiking trail near Nashville TN. The Old Trace trailhead is located at milemarker 426.3 on the Natchez Trace Parkway. Also, a little about ticks & lyme disease here in Tennessee, plus tips for removing ticks from your body (and from your dog!) and how to prevent tick bites in the first place.
We live near the Natchez Trace Parkway in Nashville. We’ve driven, biked, motorcycled, RV’d & walked it. Here’s how to enjoy The Trace if you only have 1 hour.
I live near the Natchez Trace Pkwy. I’ve spent a lot of time hiking, biking, picnicking, motorcycling, jeeping, camping, and walking my dog there. It ROCKS!
These videos show the most unique qualities and beauty of the Natchez Trace Parkway. If you’ve never been, you will definitely want to schedule a trip to the Natchez Trace Parkway after you see these!
I’m always intrigued by pictures and historical facts, and I love the Natchez Trace Parkway, so I was thrilled to receive an advanced copy of this pictorial history book by the Natchez Trace Parkway Association. Who better to share photos and fun facts with the public about the Natchez Trace Parkway, right? Here’s my review.
Following is a growing collection of interesting quotes which mention the Natchez Trace Parkway. It’s a beautiful stretch of roadway that spans from Tupelo, Mississippi to Nashville, Tennessee. Perhaps you’ll glean some more reasons why The Trace is a place that should not be missed.
As long as I’ve lived in Middle Tennessee, this is one of the first times that I’ve seen peak Autumn colors arrive so early: before the end of October! Here are some photos, plus info about viewing fall foliage in Tennessee.
I live near the Natchez Trace Parkway in Nashville. Aside from being there and experiencing it for yourself, the next best way to get a feel for what it’s really like is to view photos of the Natchez Trace Parkway. Following is a collection of Natchez Trace Parkway photos taken by lots of different people.
The Family Roadtrippers document their many travels together as a family — mom, dad, and 2 kids. On this particular road trip, the family is venturing down the Natchez Trace Parkway in Tennessee, with a George Jones song playing on the radio.
I was enjoying a leisurely day at the Natchez Trace Parkway with my dog yesterday, when I had a brief conversation with Chris Moore who was horseback riding on her horse, Molly.
If you’re not from around here, then you might be wondering if ticks are a problem. Ticks are definitely something you should take into consideration when hiking around the Natchez Trace Parkway.
Thinking of taking a drive along the Natchez Trace Parkway? Here are some tips and reviews from others who’ve been there, done that.
My all-time favorite part about the Garrison Creek area on the Natchez Trace Parkway is the creekside picnic benches, horse corrals or posts, and a shallow creek that’s fun for kids — and dogs — to play in on a hot summer day!
Peak colors are only days away, folks! Compare today’s photos with last week’s photos. Then compare those with last year’s peak fall foliage on the Natchez Trace Parkway…
Unfortunately, it appears that we’re still a week or so away from peak colors here on the north end of the parkway. Here are some photos of fall foliage as it stands now on the Natchez Trace Parkway. Enjoy!
Apparently there is some controversy as to whether or not caches can be placed on property within the Natchez Trace Parkway or not. Technically, state parks are fair game, and are NOT off limits for geocaching. Whereas, national parks are, in fact, OFF LIMITS for geocaching. There is currently only one cache hidden along the Natchez Trace Parkway.
These cows were grazing within a few feet of the Parkway itself. They had obviously escaped from some nearby fenced-in farmland.
This 2-day ride starts in Nashville, Tennessee and travels 300K to Tupelo, Mississippi — and back.
There aren’t many modern conveniences at this exit…just a couple of gas stations and a handful of places to eat. And you have to drive a few miles to get to them!
I don’t know much about turkeys, but I’d say it’s baby turkey season here in Tennessee! These past 2 weeks, I’ve been seeing LOTS of little tiny wobbly-legged birds playing follow-the-leader along the side of the Natchez Trace Parkway. It’s soooo cute!
Following are some of the gas stations, convenience stores and restaurants that you’ll find if you exit the Natchez Trace Parkway at milemarker 408 near Centerville and turn left (east) or right (west) onto Highway 50.
Ever wonder what it’s like to bike the Trace? Here are some of the best videos which show bicyclists riding along the Natchez Trace Parkway — either as part of an organized ride, or on their own. Enjoy!
The best books available on the topic of the Natchez Trace Parkway — including its history, recent pictures, biking tips, and recommendations for sightseeing travelers.
The Natchez Trace Parkway won a 2nd place award for Best Scenic Highway in Southern Living magazine. There were 2 other Tennessee attractions that won awards in Southern Living’s Readers Choice Awards. ‘Best shopping’ and ‘best mountain destination’ were both awarded to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.
Is this your first time driving on the Natchez Trace Parkway? You’re in luck… There are plenty of fun sights to see along the Natchez Trace Parkway ANY time of year. Here are some ideas…