Car Free Parkway Day in Williamson County
Leiper's Fork, Tennessee

Event

When:
Sunday September 30, 2018
Where:
Leiper's Fork, Tennessee

Description

Car Free Parkway Day in Williamson County, Tennessee on Sunday, September 30, 2018 from 8:00 am - 11 am.

The Natchez Trace Parkway will hold biannual “Car Free Parkway Experience” days for bicyclists and pedestrians between mile markers 429 and 440 following a trial event which occurred on June 17, 2018. Upcoming event dates are September 30, 2018 and May 18, 2019 with future events to be held annually on the last Sunday in September and the third Sunday in May. Closure times will be from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM on each day.

During these events, there will be no vehicle traffic allowed within this area. Closure gates will be placed two miles south of Hwy 100 at the parking area at mile 440, at the New Highway 96 on ramp, and north of Highway 46. National Park Service staff will be available at each closure gate to assist the public. Parking for bicyclists and pedestrians will be available at the parking lot at mile 440, New Highway 96 access, Pinewood Road Ranger Office, and Garrison Creek. Restrooms and water are limited, with availability at Timberland Park (mile 437) and Garrison Creek (mile 428).

A vehicle detour will be in place using Highways 46, 96, and 100.

The goal of this event is to promote safe outdoor recreation while having limited impacts to vehicle traffic. National Park Service staff will be available at each closure gate to assist the public. If you have any questions about this event contact Parkway staff at 662-680-4014.

This map shows the closure in red and car detour route in green. This closure will only be in effect from milepost 429 at Leiper's Fork to milepost 440.

Car Free Parkway Day in Williamson County - Natchez Trace Parkway

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