Looking for hiking trails near Nashville? Ever wonder what it's like to hike on the Old Trace? (The Old Trace is an historic stretch of roadway between Tennessee and Mississippi that today is merely a worn down foot and horse path in the few places where it remains.) Here are highlights, plus photos, of our favorite place to hike on the Natchez Trace Parkway: The … [Read more...] about Natchez Trace Hiking Near Nashville TN: Why We Like The Old Trace Hiking Trail At Milemarker 426.3 + Photos
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With so much to see and do along the Natchez Trace Parkway, you'll appreciate these insanely helpful tips for what to see and when. If you've only got a short amount of time, these are the "must do" things to put on your list.
I was enjoying a leisurely day at the Natchez Trace Parkway with my dog yesterday, when I had a brief conversation with Chris Moore (pictured here on her horse, Molly). She was looking for that one place along the Old Trace Hiking & Horse Trail where you cross from one side of the Parkway to the other via a tunnel. I've hiked that path before, but it was hard for me … [Read more...] about Horseback Riding Natchez Trace Parkway
This is one of the Natchez Trace Parkway's hidden gems, if you ask me. No, not the Garrison Creek comfort station with restrooms and water fountains (though those are nice too)... but rather the tiny little creek that becomes a rapidly moving stream at certain times of the year. Here's why I think the Garrison Creek area is so special... Garrison Creek Comfort … [Read more...] about See Why Garrison Creek Is My Favorite Place On The Natchez Trace Parkway
Geocaching is something that Jim and I have dabbled in a bit. We live near the Natchez Trace Parkway (in Tennessee), and have found a couple of hidden caches around there, and we plan to hide a few near there as well. 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 … [Read more...] about Natchez Trace Parkway Geocaching
Looking for a place to stop off the Highway 412 exit on the Natchez Trace Parkway? Following are some of the gas stations, convenience stores and restaurants that you'll find if you exit the Trace at milemarker 391 near Hohenwald, TN and turn left (west) or right (east) onto Highway 412. … [Read more...] about Highway 412 Gas, Food & Stores Near The Natchez Trace Parkway Exit