Does It Snow On The Natchez Trace Parkway?

This is the first time I ever ventured out onto the Natchez Trace hours after a freshly fallen snow — with camera in hand. Here’s what I saw, and some idea of how treacherous the driving can be on the Natchez Trace Parkway when there is snow or ice on the roads.

Natchez Trace Hike Planned For Saturday, Feb. 10

The Harpeth River Watershed Association has scheduled a 2-mile hike on the Natchez Trace Parkway near Nashville. Led by Robert Brandt, this hike is known as the Loveless To Leiper’s tour. The public is welcome to attend.

Road Walking The Natchez Trace Parkway

While there are a fair amount of walking and hiking trails along the Natchez Trace Parkway — especially near the rest stops and tourist facilities — the fact of the matter is, you will find many people walking on the roadway itself. Why? It’s a great way to get some exercise and see some of the most beautiful countryside in America!

Tips For Biking The Natchez Trace Parkway

The Natchez Trace has been designated as one of the Top 10 U.S. Biking Routes. In fact, the entire length of the Natchez Trace Parkway is designated as a bicycle tour route. However, there are no shoulders or designated bike lanes. Here are some tips for bicycling on the Natchez Trace Parkway…

Tennessee Wild Turkeys Are Everywhere!

Around here, we refer to wild turkeys as Tennessee yard birds. And it is practically guaranteed that every time you take a drive in the country, you will see a Tennessee turkey. Usually more than one. Here’s proof…

Bicycling the Natchez Trace: A Guide to the Natchez Trace Parkway & Nearby Scenic Routes

In Glen Wanner’s book, ‘Bicycling The Natchez Trace’ you’ll find the best locations along the Trace for food, water and lodging, plus lots of practical advice to make your bike ride even more enjoyable. You’ll get a pretty good grasp of what you can expect while bicycling on the Natchez Trace Parkway. And want to pack this book and take it with you when you ride!

What’s The Speed Limit On The Natchez Trace Parkway?

Not only are commercial vehicles prohibited on the Natchez Trace Parkway, but the speed limit is closely regulated as well. In fact, the maximum speed limit along the Natchez Trace Parkway is 50 mph most of the way. And for one long stretch of roadway, it’s only 40 mph.