TUPELO, MS: “During August 2016, the Natchez Trace Parkway experienced an increase in the number of recreational visits over the 2015 figures,” stated Superintendent Mary Risser. “This year, 489,367 visitors used the Parkway during September 2016 compared to 476,061 who were counted in 2015.”
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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 on the Natchez Trace Parkway, visit www.nps.gov/natr