Visitation Numbers for the Natchez Trace Parkway are Released

TUPELO, MS: Acting Superintendent Laura Perdices stated from January through July 2019, the Natchez Trace Parkway experienced an overall slight decrease in the number of recreational visits. “An average of 535,862 visitors per month used the Parkway from January through July 2019 compared to 545,547 who were counted in 2018.” 

Month20182019
January520,652485,642
February493,303472,579
March548,460550,701
April562,551560,343
May532,313540,971
June567,551562,198
July593,998578,598
Year to Date3,818,8283,751,032

These numbers continue to put the Natchez Trace Parkway on track to be among the top ten most visited National Park Service sites. The Natchez Trace Parkway has numerous recreational activities to match any interest or experience level. Whether camping, motorcycling, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, or horseback riding there are countless opportunities to experience the history, culture, and natural resources of the area.

To find out more about upcoming programs and general information about the Natchez Trace Parkway, please visit our website at www.nps.gov/natr.

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