Natchez Trace Parkway - Tennessee

Natchez Trace Parkway - Tennessee

Address:Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center
2680 Natchez Trace Parkway
Tupelo, MS 38804

Phone:800-305-7417
Web: www.nps.gov/natr/ Description:The Tennessee segment of the Natchez Trace Parkway is the northern leg of the byway, covering the entire length of the 444-mile Natchez Trace, which encompasses portions of Tennessee, Alabama, and Mississippi. Native Americans, Kaintuck boatmen, indians, post riders, soldiers and fortune seekers all travelled across this trail, charting new territory and creating a vital link between the Mississippi Territory and the United States. Areas of interest near the Tennessee section of the byway include two national park units -- Shiloh National Military Park and Stones River National Battlefield -- Jackson Falls, and the Gordon House and Ferry Site.
Legth: 101 miles (Tennessee section); 444 miles (entire parkway). Start/Endpoint: The Tennessee section of the parkway begins just south of Nashville at its junction with TN 100 and runs south to the Alabama state line. The parkway continues south through sections of Alabama and Mississippi, ending in Natchez, MS. Designation/Year: All-American Road (1996).

See other parks in Mississippi.
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