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Early morning camp site in Natchez Trace, Mississippi

Early morning camp site in Natchez Trace, Mississippi

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The Natchez Trace Parkway is a 444-mile (about 700 kilometres) scenic road spanning across Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee, passing through numerous historic sites and offering a glimpse of life along an overland trail used for thousands of years through the early 1800's as a connection from the southern Mississippi River to the Tennessee River.



Sights and Activities

Visitor Centers

The Natchez Trace Parkway headquarters and vistor's center are located in Tupelo, Mississippi. Other visitor's centers are the Information Center at Kosciusko, Mississippi and the Mississippi Crafts Center in Jackson, Mississippi.




Accomodations are available in the cities and towns along the parkway.


Free camping is available at three campgrounds: Rocky Springs (south of Jackson, Mississippi), Jeff Busby (near Starkville, Mississippi), and Meriwether Lewis (south of Nashville, Tennessee). Other campsites are available at the many state parks along and near the parkway.



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