Bicycling the Natchez Trace

Mississippi Natchez Trace Bike Routes and Maps

Mississippi Natchez Trace Bike Routes and Maps

The cycling routes and elevation profile maps provided below will help cyclists plan their bicycle ride along the Mississippi section of the Natchez Trace Parkway. And, you can download any of the routes to your phone and use them to guide you while you bike! The routes were created with the popular cycling app Ride with GPS.

There are three types of routes:

  1. Parkway Routes - completely on the Parkway
  2. Loop Routes - part on the Parkway and part off the Parkway
  3. Off Parkway Routes - completely off the Parkway
  • Route maps are available in both "north to south" and "south to north" directions for Parkway Routes.
  • Route maps are available in both "clockwise" and "counter clockwise" directions for Loop Routes.

Overview Map with Routes
Tishomingo - Belmont | Tupelo | Houston | French Camp | Kosciusko | Canton - Madison - Ridgeland - Jackson | Ridgeland - Jackson - Clinton - Raymond | Vicksburg - Port Gibson | Lorman - Natchez
Entire State

Map of Mississippi with Overview of Natchez Trace Bike Routes
  • Zoom in and you can see each route's path in a different color.
  • Click on the route for a quick preview.
    Then, click on View Route to access the Full Version of the route.
  • Add/remove Points of Interest with the tabs below the map.
Bike Routes for the Tishomingo - Belmont, Mississippi area

Biking on the Parkway between the Alabama-Mississippi state line (milepost 308.9) and the Mississippi Highway 371 intersection (milepost 281).

Tishomingo - Belmont - north to south
biking north to south


Tishomingo - Belmont - south to north
biking south to north

Alternate Bicycle Detour Route around Parkway Repaving/Rehabilitation Closure

Detour Route - north to south
biking north to south


Detour Route - south to north
biking south to north

Bike Routes for the Tupelo, Mississippi area

Biking on the Parkway between the Mississippi Highway 371 intersection (milepost 281) and the Mississippi Highway 41 intersection (milepost 246).

Tupelo - north to south
biking north to south


Tupelo - south to north
biking south to north

Tanglefoot Trail® (rails to trails paved path) between New Albany, MS and Houston, MS

Tanglefoot Trail - north to south
biking north to south


Tanglefoot Trail - south to north
biking south to north

Bike Routes for the Houston, Mississippi area

Biking on the Parkway between the Mississippi Highway 41 intersection (milepost 246) and the US Highway 82 intersection (milepost 204).

Houston - north to south
biking north to south


Tupelo - south to north
biking south to north

Tanglefoot Trail® (rails to trails paved path) between Houston, MS and New Albany, MS

Tanglefoot Trail - north to south
biking north to south


Tanglefoot Trail - south to north
biking south to north

Bike Routes for the French Camp, Mississippi area

Biking on the Parkway between the US Highway 82 intersection (milepost 204) and the MS Highway 12 intersection (milepost 166).

French Camp - north to south
biking north to south


French Camp - south to north
biking south to north

Bike Routes for the Kosciusko, Mississippi area

Biking on the Parkway between the MS Highway 12 intersection (milepost 166) and the MS Highway 16 intersection (milepost 135).

Kosciusko - north to south
biking north to south


Kosciusko - south to north
biking south to north

Bike Routes for the Canton - Madison - Ridgeland - Jackson, Mississippi area

Biking on the Parkway between the MS Highway 16 intersection (milepost 135) and the US Highway 51 intersection (milepost 102).

Canton - Madison - Ridgeland - Jackson, Mississippi - north to south
biking north to south


Canton - Madison - Ridgeland - Jackson, Mississippi - south to north
biking south to north

Biking on the Chisha Foka Multi-Use Trail - paralleling the Parkway.

Chisha Foka Multi-Use Trail - Ridgeland, MS - east to west
biking east to west


Chisha Foka Multi-Use Trail - Ridgeland, MS - west to east
biking west to east

Bike Routes for the Ridgeland - Jackson - Clinton - Raymond, Mississippi area

Biking on the Parkway between the US Highway 51 intersection (milepost 102) and the MS Highway 27 intersection (milepost 66).

Ridgeland - Jackson - Clinton - Raymond, Mississippi - north to south
biking north to south


Ridgeland - Jackson - Clinton - Raymond, Mississippi - south to north
biking south to north

Biking on the Chisha Foka Multi-Use Trail - paralleling the Parkway.

Chisha Foka Multi-Use Trail - Ridgeland, MS - east to west
biking east to west


Chisha Foka Multi-Use Trail - Ridgeland, MS - west to east
biking west to east

Bike Routes for the Vicksburg - Port Gibson, Mississippi area

Biking on the Parkway between the MS Highway 27 intersection (milepost 66) and the MS Highway 552 intersection (milepost 30).

Vicksburg - Port Gibson, Mississippi - north to south
biking north to south


Vicksburg - Port Gibson, Mississippi - south to north
biking south to north

Biking on the Windsor Ruins Loop Route.

Windsor Ruins Loop Route - clockwise
biking clockwise


Windsor Ruins Loop Route - counter clockwise
biking counter clockwise

Bike Routes for the Lorman - Natchez, Mississippi area

Biking on the Parkway between the MS Highway 552 intersection (milepost 30) and the Parkway's Southern Terminus (milepost 0).

Lorman - Natchez, Mississippi - north to south
biking north to south


Lorman - Natchez, Mississippi - south to north
biking south to north

Biking on the Church Hill Loop Route.

Church Hill Loop Route - clockwise
biking clockwise


Church Hill Loop Route - counter clockwise
biking counter clockwise

Bike Route for the entire Mississippi section of the Parkway

Biking on the Parkway between the Parkway's Alabama/Mississippi state line (milepost 308.9) and the Parkway's southern terminus (milepost 0).

Mississippi - north to south
biking north to south


Mississippi - south to north
biking south to north


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