Got a question from a bicyclist today... I'm from Indiana and have found a wealth of information about the parkway and bicycling it with schedules, campgrounds, etc. The one critical piece of information I am missing is where do you leave your car? I'd be leaving from the North end and traveling to Tupelo. Any suggestions?" -- Noah Good question! … [Read more...] about Bicycling The Trace: Where To Park Your Car
Biking, Hiking & Driving
Start here if you're going to be biking, hiking, or driving on the Natchez trace parkway soon. Great tips from others who've been there and have great tips and advice to share.
Who are the Slowski's? No, not those 2 turtles from the Comcast commercials, Bill and Karolyn, who are constantly trying to prove that "going slow" in life is a good thing. (They spell their last name S-L-O-W-S-K-Y.) A couple of those commercials are pretty funny though... as seen in this video: The Slowsky's Push It... Push It Real Good. "YOU push it... push … [Read more...] about Have You Seen The Slowski’s On The Natchez Trace Parkway Yet?
Shannon Bowers, from Loxley Alabama, lost her only brother, Braden Bowers, in a February 2006 car crash on Interstate 10 in the Florida panhandle. He swerved to avoid a car, slid across the median into oncoming traffic and was hit by another car. He died instantly. To draw attention to the need for barriers in medians of four-lane and interstate highways, Shannon Bowers … [Read more...] about Shannon Bowers Bikes Natchez Trace Parkway To Bring Awareness For Barriers & Medians
Got an e-mail from Ray D. today. He writes: I'm stationed at Ft Campbell, KY and would like to know the best way to tour part of the Trace on a Saturday or Sunday drive. Looking at directions from Nashville and just touring the portions of the Natchez Trace within TN with maybe side stops for lunch and or dinner or just snacks. Thanks for any feedback. Following are my … [Read more...] about Tips For A Daytrip On The Natchez Trace Parkway In Tennessee
With the warmer weather (we're seeing 70's during the day and 40's at night here in Franklin) and extended daylight hours (thanks to Daylight Saving Time being bumped up 3 weeks earlier), the one place that motorcyclists in Middle Tennessee flock to is the Natchez Trace Parkway. But, the fact of the matter is... motorcycle riders from many different places are making their … [Read more...] about Motorcycling The Natchez Trace: Everyone’s Doin’ It!
Motorcycles... and bicycles... and cars... oh my! Truth is, those are only some of the vehicles you'll find sharing the road on the Natchez Trace Parkway... … [Read more...] about ‘Share The Road’ On The Natchez Trace Parkway
Thinking about driving your RV along the Natchez Trace Parkway someday? Before you go, check out the following review, including some important stops along the way. Nick and Terry are full-time RVers and they document their travels on the Gypsy Journal. … [Read more...] about Gypsy Journal’s Review: RVing The Natchez Trace Parkway
A 2-mile hike is planned for 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 10th on the Natchez Trace near Nashville. This event is hosted by the Harpeth River Watershed Association. Working together to protect and restore the Harpeth River Watershed and provide expertise in statewide conservation policy … [Read more...] about Natchez Trace Hike Planned For Saturday, Feb. 10
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 -- especially around the big expansion bridge over Highway 96 in Franklin, TN. Why? Because walking the Trace is a great way to get some … [Read more...] about Road Walking The Natchez Trace Parkway
Q: Where's Marty??? A: Apparently on a 'recovery tour' that only requires two wheels and a great sense of adventure! Come along as Marty shares "turn by turn" and "stop by stop" what it's like to ride your motorcycle along the Natchez Trace Parkway for the first time... … [Read more...] about First Time Motorcycling The Natchez Trace