Complete history of the Natchez Trace is covered by the museum exhibits. Including the park film and the previously mentioned videos, you have close to an hour’s worth of videos that you can watch. In Alabama, the Trace span is 33 miles from the Tennessee state line (milepost 341.8) to the Mississippi state line (milepost 308.9). Located just a couple miles from Spring Park. Kaintuck information panel with embedded video player. La Natchez Trace Parkway est une aire protégée américaine dont le principal élément est une route entre Natchez dans l' État du Mississippi et Nashville dans celui du Tennessee qui redouble la piste Natchez historique. It covers the Trace from the time the Europeans came into the picture up through the creation of the Natchez Trace Parkway. The northern most point is at Leipers Fork, Tennessee, just southwest of Nashville. Natchez Trace map from the park brochures This is the official Natchez Trace map from the park brochure, showing the entire length of the trace from Mississippi to Tennessee. With each one running at least two minutes, you could spend a half hour at this exhibit alone. Because the central feature of the Natchez Trace Parkway is a 444-mile, tri-state motor road, … Keep in mind that times can always change, so before making travel plans be sure to get the current schedule on the National Park Service’s official Operating Hours and Seasons web page for the Natchez Trace Parkway. There are a number of places along the Natchez Trace Parkway where you can pick up a park brochure and ask a few questions, but the official Visitor Center is at Mile Post 266 near Tupelo, Mississippi. Built into a massive rock outcropping. Open: Th-Sa 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Wildflowers Site Bulletin. A row of information panels covers the entire timeline of the Trace starting in prehistoric times up through how it became a National Park. Créée le 18 mai 1938, elle est gérée par le National Park Service. Info; Alerts; Maps; Calendar; Reserve; Alerts In Effect Dismiss × Contact Us. And the southern-most point is in Natchez, Mississippi. Public restrooms are also available. © 2020 Alabama Mountain Lakes. Connect with Us @thenatcheztrace. Along with information panels are plenty of videos, including one exhibit where you can watch fifteen different short films on various topics. Kaintuck was the nickname given to the boatmen who floated down the Mississippi with their cargo and then walked back home along the Trace. Natchez Trace Parkway. Gordon House Site Bulletin. To better protect your privacy, We provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used at the Website. All Rights Reserved. Brochures. Natchez Trace. Click the image to view a full size JPG (2.8 mb) or download the PDF (2.0 mb). Last updated: April 14, 2015. It would be nice to have full scale Visitor Centers at the beginning, middle, and end of the Parkway, but most likely the one here at Tupelo is as good as it will ever get. Natchez Trace Parkway and milepost Historic route of the Trace Tennessee Scenic Parkway Historic route of the Trail of Tears Minimum parkway bridge clearances are 14 feet. Most people who stop at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center just get a brochure, browse the exhibits, and leave. This scenic route offers a unique blend of unexpected cultural and heritage stops to accent your trip. Topics covered are the Indians who lived along the Trace, the Kaintucks, and the construction of the Parkway. If you would like to be added to our email list for specials and upcoming events, fill out your email below: Email * Depending on what's happening, you may receive email communications from the Natchez Trace Compact communities (that's us) - nobody else! A variety of park publications are available as a PDF below. Since steam power had not been invented, the boats could not travel upstream against the current. Handy, “Father of Rock and Roll” Sam Phillips and Percy Sledge (“When a Man Loves a Woman”), all Shoals natives, are among the prestigious inductees. Sandwiches, wings and more. However, you could spend 1.5 to 2 hours if you want to read everything and see all of the videos. Bicycle Safety Card. The film it is suitable for all ages. The Parkway Visitor Center is open daily from 9 AM to 4:30 PM except when closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. Mount Locust Site Bulletin . By continuing to use our site you agree to our privacy policy. Outside of the Visitor Center are a number of picnic tables (no grills). A 15-minute film about the Natchez Trace is shown on demand in the Visitor Center’s auditorium. Fifteen short videos on various Parkway topics are shown in the exhibit area. Natchez Trace Mailing List. It would be nice to have full scale Visitor Centers at the beginning, middle, and end of the Parkway, but most likely the one here at Tupelo is as good as it will ever get. Parkway AL, MS, TN. The Natchez Trace covers approximately 430 miles. thenatcheztrace. And the southern-most point is in Natchez, Mississippi. There are a number of places along the Natchez Trace Parkway where you can pick up a park brochure and ask a few questions, but the official Visitor Center is at Mile Post 266 near Tupelo, Mississippi. The plantation home and birthplace cottage, dating back to the 1820’s are listed on the National Historic Register of Historic Places. While most of the exhibits consist of information panels, there are two cases of artifacts on display, one filled with Indian-related items and the other with the typical gear used by the Kaintucks. The Natchez Trace Parkway is a 444-mile recreational road and scenic drive through three states. All Rights reserved.Designed by www.orange-themes.com, Ranger-staffed information desk where you can pick up a brochure and map of the Natchez Trace Parkway. The outstanding achievements and the music of Alabamians are presented in this state museum. Embedded in various information panels along the wall are three more video screens, each showing a film of about four minutes in length. When planning your Natchez Trace trip, having brochures on hand will help guide and enhance your journey that much more. Emerald Mound Site Bulletin. The northern most point is at Leipers Fork, Tennessee, just southwest of Nashville. Maps. Covered Bridge Trail to Mardis Mill Falls. Wild streams, box canyons, waterfalls, rock shelters and sandstone bluffs encompass the 700 acres where you’ll find Lacefield Falls .