October Visitation Numbers for Natchez Trace Parkway is Released

HEADQUARTERS, TUPELO, MS: “The Natchez Trace Parkway experienced a significant increase in October recreational visits in 2014 over 2013 figures,” stated Superintendent Mary Risser. “This year, 747,606 people used the Parkway in October compared to 546,421 who were counted in 2013.”

Month 2014 2013
January 466,706 443,307
February 422,365 422,579
March 491,577 349,273
April 512,813 512,248
May 489,190 535,303
June 518,693 563,565
July 550,032 587,695
August 496,436 533,555
September 728,172 534,955
October 747,606 546,421
Year to date 5,423,590 5,028,901

These numbers continue to put the Natchez Trace Parkway on track to be among the top ten most visited National Park Service sites.  The Natchez Trace Parkway has numerous recreational activities to match any interest or experience level.  Whether camping, motorcycling, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, or horseback riding, there are countless opportunities to experience the history, culture, and natural resources of the area.

To find out more about upcoming programs and general information about the Natchez Trace Parkway, visit www.nps.gov/natr


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