Visitation up for Natchez Trace Parkway


Visitation is up on the Natchez Trace Parkway through September 2018.

“From January through September 2018, the Natchez Trace Parkway experienced overall increases in the number of recreational visits above the 2017 figures,” stated Superintendent Mary Risser. “This year, an average of 547,458 visitors per month used the Parkway from January through September 2018 compared to 540,487 who were counted in 2017.”

These numbers continue to put the Natchez Trace Parkway on track to be among the top ten most visited National Park Service sites.

Locally, the Kosciusko Visitor’s Center continues to be well visited among Natchez Trace travelers.

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.

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