Oprah Daily Features 20 Breathtaking Places to See Fall Foliage

August 3, 2021

Oprah Daily recently featured the Franklin, Tennessee portion of the Natchez Trace Parkway as one of the top 20 breathtaking places to see fall foliage this year. “The Natchez Trace […]

Detour implemented near Tupelo, MS on July 19

July 14, 2021

Release Date: July 15, 2021Contact: Mandi Toy, mandi_toy@nps.gov, 662-680-4017  Detour implemented near Tupelo, MS on July 19  Temporary closure from Milepost 257 to 262  TUPELO, MS – The Natchez Trace Parkway and nearby Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail will […]

These Are The Greatest American Roads You Can Travel By Motorcycle

July 13, 2021

Hitting the road on a motorcycle is truly a freeing experience, and these All-American roads are exactly the escape you need. Few things compare to riding a motorcycle on the […]

Planned Road Repair near Tupelo, MS in Near Future

July 10, 2021

Five mile sections of Parkway roadway will be completely closed to traffic between milepost 257 (HWY 6 / HWY 278)) and 266 (Visitor Center) starting some time around mid- to […]

New superintendent named for Natchez Trace Parkway

July 8, 2021

National Park Service (NPS) acting Regional Director Pedro Ramos announced the selection of Douglas “Doug” Neighbor as the new superintendent of Natchez Trace Parkway, Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site […]

Leipers Fork, TN to Muscle Shoals, AL: 7 Adorable Country Towns To Experience

June 24, 2021

On a clear April day, the lazy Buffalo River near Linden, Tennessee, was even lazier in the warm sunshine, its steady current breezily pushing our kayaks along the green-covered shores. […]

Journeys of Discovery: Exploring the possibility explorer Meriwether Lewis didn’t commit suicide

June 17, 2021

Article courtesy of kcbx.org. Franklin, Tennessee historian and attorney-at-law Tony Turnbow, investigates the possibility that Meriwether Lewis, of Lewis and Clark fame, didn’t commit suicide in 1809. Turnbow shares compelling circumstantial […]

Journeys of Discovery: A conversation with Franklin, TN historian–From Civil War to Civil Rights

June 11, 2021

Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with Eric Jacobson, CEO of the Battle of Franklin Trust. Jacobson talks about the last major battle of the Civil War, The Battle of Franklin in Middle […]

Natchez Trace Parkway Named A Top Family-Friendly Campground in the US

June 10, 2021

The Natchez Trace was named one of the top-family friendly campgrounds from travelpulse.com. Read the full article here.

Exploring the history and natural beauty of the Natchez Trace — once the most important travel route between Mississippi and Tennessee

June 4, 2021

This historic spot is the Natchez Trace, once the most important travel route in the Old Southwest. While only a smattering of the original path exists today, the trail and […]