Natchez Trace Parkway

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Natchez Trace Parkway
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Nashville, TN- Natchez, MS
Visitation(2005) 5,482,282
Established 1938

The Natchez Trace Parkway (also known as the Natchez Trace or simply the Trace) is a National Parkway in the southeastern United States that commemorates the historic Old Natchez Trace and preserves sections of the original trail.

The All-American Road is maintained by the National Park Service, to commemorate the original route of the Natchez Trace.Its central feature is a two-lane parkway road that extends 444 miles (715 km) from Natchez, Mississippi to Nashville, Tennessee. Access to the parkway is limited, with more than 50 access points in the states of MississippiAlabama, and Tennessee. The southern end of the route is in Natchez at an intersection with Liberty Road, and the northern end is northeast of Fairview, Tennessee, in the suburban community of Pasquo, Tennessee, at an intersection with Tennessee 100. In addition to Natchez and Nashville, the larger cities along the route include Jackson andTupelo, Mississippi, and Florence, Alabama.

The All-American Road is maintained by the National Park Service, to commemorate the original route of the Natchez Trace.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natchez_Trace_Parkway

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