Visitation Numbers for the Natchez Trace Parkway are Released

By  | December 1, 2019 | Filed under: News

TUPELO, MS-Acting Superintendent Laura Perdices stated from January through July 2019, the Natchez Trace Parkway experienced an overall slight decrease in the number of recreational visits. “An average of 535,862 visitors per month used the Parkway from January through July 2019 compared to 545,547 who were counted in 2018.”

Month 2018 2019
January 520,652 485,642
February 493,303 472,579
March 548,460 550,701
April 562,551 560,343
May 532,313 540,971
June 567,551 562,198
July 593,998 578,598
Year to Date 3,818,828 3,751,032

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.

Media Release/NATR Superintendent, NPS

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