In 1938, the Natchez Trace became part of the National Park Service, and a new road paralleling segments of the Old Trace eventually became the Natchez Trace Parkway
. Today, it's a paved two-lane road, clearly marked with brown National Park Service mileposts and historic-landmark signs.
Caption: Bicyclists traverse the Natchez Trace Parkway
, part of the National Park Service, which extends 444 miles (715 kilometers) from Mississippi to Tennessee.
I took a 10-day bicycle trip along the Natchez Trace Parkway
and enjoyed some of the more obscure sites such as Fort Bowie National Historic Site in Arizona.
On July 7, a video of a similar incident was posted on YouTube showing a cyclist being hit by a vehicle on Natchez Trace Parkway
in Williamson County, Tennessee.
MOST POPULAR PARK SITES IN 2015 1 Blue Ridge Parkway (Virginia) 15m 2 Golden Gate recreational area (California) 14.9m 3 Great Smoky Mountains (North Carolina/Tennessee) 10.8m 4 Lincoln Memorial (Washington DC) 7.9m 5 Lake Mead (Nevada/ Arizona) 7.3m 6 George Washington Memorial Parkway (Virginia) 7.2m 7 Gateway recreational area (New Jersey/New York) 6.4m 8 Natchez Trace Parkway
(Mississippi/ Tennessee) 5.8m 9 Vietnam Veterans Memorial (Washington DC) 5.6m 10 Grand Canyon (Arizona) 5.5m US National Park Service employees - 22,000 permanent, temporary, and seasonal; 221,000 volunteers.
It's a very powerful, spiritual place." Natchez Trace Parkway
The Natchez Trace Parkway
is a federal parkway maintained by the National Park Service (see Figure 1).
1 Mile west of Natchez Trace Parkway
on Hwy 64, Lawrenceburg, TN.
- Along the Natchez Trace Parkway
near Saddle Creek Dr.
Drive east to Elvis's birthplace, Tupelo, then south down the leafy Natchez Trace Parkway
Universities, federal and state agencies, and landowners are all cooperating with ARS researchers to combat fire ants in two specific areas: the Natchez Trace Parkway
(National Park Service) and south-central Tennessee's vital nursery crop production region.