About the Park
Under President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal Program approximately 48,000 acres of land were purchased in the area of the park. This purchase provided jobs for many people. Programs such as the Civilian Conservation Corps and Works Progress Administration established many of the buildings still being used today and laid the foundation for what is now Natchez Trace State Park at the core of the large tract of public lands.
The park's hiking trails, range from a one-half mile up to 4.5 miles, and a 40 mile overnight trail. The trails wind through the forest and fields and along the lakeshores and streams of Natchez Park. Visitors also enjoy the museum that features local and park history, picnic facilities, camping, cabins and lodges, boating and the park’s restaurant.
Find a campsite for your next adventure. Natchez Trace offers RV, tent, backcountry and wrangler camping sites.
Enjoy a lakeside retreat with a cabin rental. The park is located along I-40 between Jackson and Nashville and is great for hiking and fishing.
ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL
Fresh air, fun and fall! Pontoon boat rides, games, food, and face painting! Join us for a special afternoon you won't want to miss.
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