The Natchez Trace Parkway includes about 65 miles of completed Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail in five segments. The Natchez Trace Parkway motor road is part of the National Bike Trails System. In addition, there are miles of multi-use trails for cycles.
Hiking trails range from short distances over generally level surfaces to trails several miles in length through hilly terrain. Both provide good opportunities to experience the distinctive topography and nature of each state, to relax and to get fit.
Boating is available on the Tennessee River and canoeing is popular on the Buffalo and Duck rivers. Sail boating and other boating are popular on the Ross Barnett Reservoir.
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The Association is a member of the Partnership for National Trails Systems, a non-profit organization comprised of over 33 national parks and national scenic trails.