Milepost 243.1 – Davis Lake – Access point to U.S. Forest Service picnicking and summer camping area.
Milepost 245.6 – Monroe Mission – Chickasaws learned various trades at the mission. Picnic area.
Milepost 251.1 – Chickasaw Council House – Here was Pontatok, capital of the Chickasaw Nation during the 1820’s. Picnic area.
Milepost 286.7- Pharr Mound. This 90-acre complex of eight mounds was built from about 1,800 to 2,000 years ago
Milepost 293.4- Bay Springs Lake- This is the access for the lake and dam.
Milepost 304.5- Tishomingo State Park- The park is named for a Chickasaw leader warrior. Camping, picnicking, swimming, canoeing, and fishing.(ref: http://www.chickasaw.net/Our-Nation/Government/The-Great-Seal-of-the-Chickasaw-Nation.aspx)
Milepost 327.3- Colbert Ferry- George Colbert operated a stand and ferry here. Ranger station, restrooms, picnic area, fishing, boat launch, bike-only campground.
Milepost 343.5- Cypress Creek- Picnic area
Milepost 346.2- Holly- picnic area
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French Camp Pioneer Day–May 9, 2015. Arts & crafts vendors and demonstrators; gospel and bluegrass bands featuring The Guardians; square dancing; horse & buggy rides; kids’ carnival; family games; period costumes; food
Located on the original Natchez Trace, this park was created during America’s Bicentennial year, 1976. Several points of interest in the park: dirt mound with dirt taken from Krakow, Poland, Daughters of the American Revolution marker, and statue of General Tadeusz Kosciuszko. Enjoy a quite morning or afternoon at this park while watching the gazing […]
This area is a trailhead for horseback riders and hikers. It’s one of the nicest stopping places along the Natchez Trace Parkway. During the summer months, there are people using the picnic tables under the canopy and hanging out in the lawn surrounding it. You’ll see lots of horseback riders passing through on the horse […]
Cane Creek Canyon Nature Preserve, 251 Loop Road, Tuscumbia, AL 35674. A 700-acre, privately owned, scenic, natural area in the Little Mountain region of southern Colbert County. The preserve is organized around a complex of small canyons with rugged topography, including a number of waterfalls, boulder fields and Native American rock shelters. Open year-round to […]