Bicycling the Natchez Trace

Bicycling the Natchez Trace Parkway

The Natchez Trace Parkway bicycle route spans 444 miles between Natchez, Mississippi and Nashville, Tennessee.

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Major Repaving/Rehabilitation Project in Northeast MS and Northwest AL

The almost 43-mile-long section of the Parkway is between milepost 293.4 (south of the Tishomingo/Belmont, MS area) and milepost 336.3 (intersection with AL Hwy 20 - north of where the Parkway crosses over the Tennessee River and west of Florence, AL).

The project is being split into phases/sections.

Phase Three

Phase Three started on October 13, 2022.

The Parkway between milepost 293.4 and 303 reopened on October 16.

The Parkway between milepost 326.3 and 336 including the John Coffee Memorial Bridge over the Tennessee River reopened on November 2.

23 miles of the Parkway remain closed between milepost 303 (intersection with MS Hwy 25 near Tishomingo, MS) and milepost 326.3 (intersection with North Pike Road - about a mile south of the Colbert Ferry site and the Tennessee River).

Click here for more info, maps and directions of the Marked Detour Route and an Alternate Bicycle Detour Route.

Looking to take a Self Guided Bike Trip on the Natchez Trace? We can create an itinerary for one way trips (either north to south or south to north) of part or all 442 miles of the parkway OR we can create an "out and back" itinerary covering part of the parkway - for FREE!

Looking for a Fully Supported Bike Trip? See our tour guides info.

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