Jason Niles Park

Jason Niles Park is located on Knox Road less than three miles from the Natchez Trace and offers beautiful scenery as well as a walking track, playground equipment, tennis courts, picnic area, a splash pad for those hot days of summer and a challenging 9 hole Disc Golf Course that winds its way throughout the […]

Lawnchair Theatre

Leiper’s Fork Lawnchair Theater is a rustic building and stage built using cedar logs and boards on the property located in the backyard of The Leiper Creek Art Gallery. The venue was used mainly for music but the Montgomery Brothers asked the owner if they could be allowed to use the property for movies and thus […]

Turpin Creek – Natchez Trace Parkway – MS

Milepost 12.1 – Turpin Creek – Picnic Area

Mount Locust – Natchez Trace Parkway – MS

Milepost 15.5 – Mount Locust – At this restored historic inn, one of the first stands in Mississippi, interpretive programs are given February through November.  Restroom, exhibits and ranger station.

Coles Creek – Natchez Trace – MS | Natchez Trace Parkway

Milepost 17.5 – Coles Creek – Picnic area and restrooms.

Bullen Creek | Natchez Trace Parkway – Mississippi

Milepost 18.4 – Bullen Creek – A self-guiding trail leads through a mixed hardwood-pine forest. The walk takes 15 minutes.

Rocky Springs – Port Gibson, MS

Milepost 54.8 – Rocky Springs – A short trail from the upper parking area leads to the old townsite. Camping, picnicking, ranger station, restrooms, phone, and part of the old trace.

Cypress Swamp | Natchez Trace Parkway – Mississippi

Milepost 122.0 – Cypress Swamp – Self-guiding trail.  Allow 20 minutes to walk through a water Tupelo/bald-cypress swamp.  

River Bend – Natchez Trace Parkway – MS

Milepost 122.6 – River Bend – Picnic area

Yockanookany – Kosciusko, MS

Milepost 130.9 – Yockanookany – Picnic area

Robinson Road – Kosciusko, MS

Milepost 135.5 – Robinson Road – Dating from 1821 this road connected Jackson and Columbus, Mississippi.  It also has a picnic area.  

Holly Hill – Kosciusko, MS

Milepost 154.3 – Holly Hill Picnic and restroom area.

Hurricane Creek – Kosciusko, MS

Milepost 164.3 – Hurricane Creek – Self guiding trail. Allow 15 minutes to walk in area that identifies the plants found in different soil conditions.  

Cole Creek – French Camp, MS

Milepost 175.6 – Cole Creek – A short self-guiding trail through a water Tupelo/bald-cypress swamp.

Bethel Mission – French Camp, MS

Milepost 176.3 – Bethel Mission – One of the 13 Choctaw missions was one-half mile to the northwest. Picnic area.

Jeff Busby – Natchez Trace Parkway – MS

Milepost 193.1 – Jeff Busby – Picnic area, campground, gas station, store, phone, and restrooms. Self-guiding trail. Allow 20 minutes to walk through area that identifies native plants and describes their use by pioneers.  The overlook is on one of Mississippi’s highest points, 603 feet.

Ballard Creek – French Camp, MS

Milepost 201.3 – Picnic area.

Witch Dance – Natchez Trace Parkway – MS

Milepost 233.2 – Witch Dance – Picnic area, Horse trail access, bike only campground, restrooms.