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.
Milepost 17.5 – Coles Creek – Picnic area and restrooms.
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.
Milepost 102.4 – Parkway Information Cabin. Visitors can also exit the Parkway here to visit the Craft Center.
Milepost 154.3 – Holly Hill Picnic and restroom area.
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.
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 266.0 – Parkway Visitor Center is the parkway headquarters. Self-Guiding trail. Allow 20 minutes to walk through an area of forest regrowth. Restrooms, exhibits, information, and orientation program. Prices Crossroads National Battlefield Site can be reached from here via Miss. 145 north to Miss. 370 west.
Milepost 286.7- Pharr Mound. This 90-acre complex of eight mounds was built from about 1,800 to 2,000 years ago
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.
1004 Brewer Rd, Ethridge, TN 38456 Phone:(877) 862-647
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 […]