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.
This 2-day ride starts in Nashville, Tennessee and travels 300K to Tupelo, Mississippi — and back.
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!
Are you a long-distance bicyclist? Whether you’re planning to bike the entire length of the Natchez Trace Parkway from end to end on your own or with a group, here are some tips from others who’ve been there, done that. Perhaps they can answer some of your questions…
What follows is a growing collection of quotes from bicyclists who have pedaled their bikes along the Natchez Trace Parkway. Hear firsthand from other who’ve been there, done that…
REI is hosting a 4-day bike ride October 25-28, 2007 which includes portions of the Natchez Trace Parkway. And what perfect timing… The hills are alive with the colors of red, orange, and yellow that time of year!
Where should you park your car if you’re going to bike the entire length of the Natchez Trace Parkway — from Tennessee to Mississippi? Here is some advice from fellow bicyclists…
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?’
Here are some of the ‘hidden gems’ that can be found along the Natchez Trace Parkway in Tennessee. Most of these are not included on the official Natchez Trace Parkway map.
Shannon Bowers is biking the Natchez Trace Parkway from Nashville, Tennessee to Natchez, Mississippi in honor of her brother, Braden Bowers who died while bicycling. She is hoping to bring greater awareness of the need for barriers in medians of four-lane and interstate highways.
It’s not uncommon to find joggers, bikers, RVers, and motorcyclists happily sharing the road on the Natchez Trace Parkway. And sometimes, you’ll even see a horseback rider or two! Plus, you’ve got your road walkers, and tourists hopping in & out of their cars in the process of snapping photographs, and even those who like to walk across the one-of-a-kind bridges found on the Natchez Trace. Share the road?… Yep, on the Natchez Trace Parkway we do!
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…
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!