Many aspects of Mississippi’s early times can be explored along the Natchez Trace Parkway, including Native American prehistory, European exploration, Choctaw and Chickasaw treaties and forced removal, frontier trade and settlement, antebellum life, and Civil War history. Extending from Natchez to Nashville, the parkway is a scenic drive and a U. S. Registered Historic District, with parts of the original trail still accessible.
Location: All points of interest noted on National Park Service map, designated by milepost numbers, with Milepost 0 at Natchez and Milepost 444 at Nashville. The Visitor Center is located halfway between at Tupelo, Mississippi, Milepost 266, and is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Call: 1-800-305-7417.