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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.
I live near the Natchez Trace Parkway in Nashville. Aside from being there and experiencing it for yourself, the next best way to get a feel for what it's really like is to view photos of the Natchez Trace Parkway. Following is a collection of Natchez Trace Parkway photos taken by lots of different people.
My all-time favorite part about the Garrison Creek area on the Natchez Trace Parkway is the creekside picnic benches, horse corrals or posts, and a shallow creek that's fun for kids -- and dogs -- to play in on a hot summer day!
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...
I hope you enjoy seeing the minuscule, yet oh-so-colorful changes, as they take place over these last days of Autumn. Enjoy these pictures which were taken on November 5th...
This is the bridge that spans across Highway 96 in Franklin Tennessee on the northern end of the Natchez Trace Parkway. I'm hoping to find another blue sky day to photograph this same bridge amidst some bright reds, oranges, yellows, and browns -- in the form of leaves changing colors soon!
I'd call this another 'hidden gem' on the Natchez Trace Parkway. It's an up close and personal view of that mammoth expansion bridge that crosses over Highway 96 in Franklin, Tennessee.
My favorite stretch of roadway along the Natchez Trace Parkway is the part that goes from Highway 96 in Franklin to just past Highway 46 exit in Leiper's Fork -- heading South. Here's what you will see as between Franklin and Garrison Creek.
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.
Driving along the Natchez Trace Parkway near Nashville, Tennessee? Need gas? Want something to eat or drink? The very first (or very last, depending on which direction you're heading) gas station on the Natchez Trace Parkway is the Shell Station near the intersection of Highway 100 and the Natchez Trace Parkway. Here's everything you want to know...
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.
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!
There no truer sign of autumn than the vibrant colors witnessed along the Natchez Trace Parkway in Tennessee. Early November appears to be the best time to view the fall foliage in the Natchez Trace State Park... in the northernmost part towards Nashville at least.