Natchez Trace State Park offers a range of great hiking trails that are designed for those looking for a gentle stroll as well as those looking to challenge themselves. Named after the historic woodland trail that stretched all the way from Natchez in Mississippi to Nashville in Tennessee, this beautifully maintained yet unspoilt park is sure to delight walkers, ramblers and hikers of all skill levels.
This short but delightful trek through some beautiful tree-lined countryside is all about the magnificent ferns that are found along the way. The trail can get a little boggy but there are handy bridges to see you over the trickiest spots.
Just short of two miles in length, this popular trail is perfect for either a brisk morning stroll or a slow evening mosey around this lovely little lake.
For any brave souls willing to say goodbye to those luxurious Natchez Trace State Park cabins for the night, this challenging twenty mile round-trip trail makes for a great overnight hike.
As well as miles of impressive hiking trails, Natchez Trace State Park offers a host of other great activities and useful amenities for the whole family
Three of the park's four lakes are available for boating. Visitors staying over in Natchez Trace State Parks hotels or cabins can reserve a boat or canoe. Boat rental on Cub Lake and Brown's lake is available to all guests of the park.
Natchez Trace State Park is home to 250 miles of excellent horse riding trails. The Bucksnort Wrangler Camp offers its very own campsite, dining hall, swimming pool and a whole range of entertaining extras including regular dancing and live music.
Hiking around all of the park's many lakes might have you hankering for some freshly cooked fish. All four of the Natchez Trace State Park lakes are available to fish. If you are lucky, you could be dining on largemouth bass, red-ear sunfish, bluegill or even catfish before the day is out!