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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 hr


Details & photos of our favorite Natchez Trace hiking trail near Nashville TN. The Old Trace trail is located at milemarker 426.3 on the Natchez Trace Parkway. Plus, my experience with ticks & Lyme Disease in Tennessee, tips for removing ticks from your body (and from your dog!) and how to prevent tick bites in the first place.

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!

The Glenrock Picnic Area on the Natchez Trace Parkway will be closed to the public until October 2007. Travel along the Parkway itself should not be affected. This comfort station is located at milepost 364 in Wayne County, 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.

Watch for a new park at milemarker 437 on the Natchez Trace Parkway! They're currently building the ramp that will connect the park to the Natchez Trace Parkway and Highway 96 in Franklin, Tennessee -- Williamson County.


Here are directions to the Natchez Trace Parkway -- from Nashville, Tennessee. Plus fun things to see and do on an afternoon roadtrip along the Trace. If this is your first time visiting the Natchez Trace Parkway, check here...

Did you know that there is actually a Natchez Trace Parkway AND a Natchez Trace Park? They are similar, yet different. Here are some reviews...