National Park Service, Mississippi.
In 1983 the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail was established as part of the National Park System and the National Trails System. The Scenic Trail runs parallel to the Natchez Trace Parkway in five developed sections totaling more than 60 miles. The trail offers opportunities to explore wetlands, swamps, hardwood forest, rock outcroppings, overlooks, and the history of the area.
Directions to the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail vary greatly depending on what section you are trying to reach. For specific questions concerning how to get to a certain section or trail head of the National Scenic Trail, please call the Visitor Center at 1-800-305-7417.