General Info

Welcome to the General Info section, your comprehensive resource for all things related to the captivating Natchez Trace Parkway. Here, you’ll find essential information to enhance your understanding and experience of this historic and scenic route, whether you’re a seasoned traveler or a curious explorer.

Interesting quotes which mention the Natchez Trace Parkway. Perhaps you'll find even more reasons why The Trace is a place that should not be missed.

Discover the geographical origins of the Natchez Trace Parkway, spanning three states: Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee. Uncover hidden gems and significant landmarks along its route, which has been a cultural lifeline for centuries.

I'm often asked questions like, 'How much bike traffic is there on the Trace?' And when it comes to motorcycles, cars, trucks & RV's... 'How many people drive on the Natchez Trace Parkway anyway?'

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!

This pictorial history book by the Natchez Trace Parkway Association has photos & fun facts about the Natchez Trace Parkway. Here's my review...

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.

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...