Milepost 198.6 – Old Trace is a portion of the original roadway leads into the woods.
Milepost 201.3 – Picnic area.
Milepost 203.5 – Pigeon Roost – Folsom’s stand and trading post, operated by Nathaniel and David Folsom, stood near here. Millions of passenger pigeons, now extinct, roosted here.
Milepost 213.3 – Line Creek – Boundary between lands of the Chickasaw and Choctaw tribes.
Milepost 214.5 – Dancy Ranger Station
Milepost 221.4 – Old Trace – This is part of the original trace crosses the parkway here.
Milepost 232.4 – Bynum Mounds – Prehistoric people built these mounds between 2,100 and 1,800 years ago. Exhibits describe their life.
Milepost 233.2 – Witch Dance – Picnic area, Horse trail access, bike only campground, restrooms.
Milepost 243.1 – Davis Lake – Access point to U.S. Forest Service picnicking and summer camping area.
Milepost 243.3 – Hernando de Soto – Spanish explorer of the Mississippi spent the winter of 1540 – 1541 near here.
Milepost 245.6 – Monroe Mission – Chickasaws learned various trades at the mission. Picnic area.
Milepost 249.6 – Tockshish – This area was settled in 1770 by John Macintosh. After the Natchez Trace was declared a National Post Road in 1800, the stand became the […]
Milepost 251.1 – Chickasaw Council House – Here was Pontatok, capital of the Chickasaw Nation during the 1820’s. Picnic area.
Milepost 251.9 – Black Belt Overlook – This once-vast prairie has rich, black soil.
Milepost 261.8 – Chickasaw Village Site – Exhibits describe daily life and early history at a Chickasaw village site.
Milepost 263.8 – Old Town Overlook – Enjoy views of Old Town Creek and adjacent floodplain.
Milepost 296.4 – Confederate Gravesites- A short walk on the old trace takes you to the graves of the 13 unknown Confederate soldiers. For more information, visit www.tupelo.net
Milepost 275.2- Dogwood Valley. Self-guiding trail. Allow 15 minutes to walk through a large stand of dogwood trees.