The best camping near Natchez Trace Parkway

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Savannah Lake Cabin

1 site · Lodging40 acres · Walthall, MS
Off grid camping in two-bedroom cabin! One room has built in queen size bed, second room has built in double bunks. Bedding is provided. Front porch is perfect for sitting around the fire pit and viewing our lake! Help yourself to the surrounding woods for firewood, or if you prefer, we can have some chopped and ready for you when you arrive for an extra fee! Outhouse is available close to the cabin, just bring your own toilet paper! 40 acres of hiking trails for your enjoyment!
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Savannah Lake Camping

1 site · Tent120 acres · Walthall, MS
Camp on the lake! Rustic houseboat on 15 acre lake. One room, furnished with one Army cot. Houseboat can sleep four adults. Must bring your own bedding and towels. Fire pit and one chair on the front porch. Fish and swim right out the front door! Access to 40 acres of trails for hiking! Outhouse facilities close to boat. Fire ring is provided, and firewood can be purchased if needed! 15 acre lake for fishing and swimming!
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Moon Lake Farm

6 sites · RVs, Tents77 acres · Belden, MS
We are the Darnell family, and we bought this property in late 2021. We can't wait to share it with you! We desire to create a place of rest, retreat, and relaxation in nature. Be it camping, fishing, or a campfire with your friends or family, we want you to make your favorite memories at Moon Lake. Learn more about this land: Serene setting just outside of Tupelo, MS. Fish or walk around the 8-acre lake. Enjoy the swings overlooking the water. Walk by the trees and look for deer and turkeys. Say hello to the horses in the barn! Come enjoy a restful camp barely outside the city limits!We can't wait for you to make your favorite memories here.
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The best camping near Natchez Trace Parkway guide

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The Natchez Trace follows a 450-mile route through three states. Driving on this parkway gives you an opportunity to explore an ancient migratory route. Native Americans, European settlers, Civil War troops, and future presidents all followed this trail at one time or another.

Luckily, you can motor this 10,000-year-old pathway instead of walking the entire way. Start in Nashville, Tennessee at the northern end or go for Natchez, Mississippi, in the southern portion. In between, you might go through the northwestern corner of Alabama. There are plenty of hiking trails, campsites, bike trails and scenic overlooks along the route. Autumn is a perfect time to see fall foliage in mid- to late October.

The Natchez Trace follows the western boundary of the Ross Barnett Reservoir in Mississippi. Put in your own boat to spend time on the water or go fishing. A mountain bike trail tests your acumen on two wheels, while 16 parks and five campsites let you enjoy nature in all of its glory.

Scenic opportunities include mountainous terrain and foothills, plenty of waterfalls along lazy creeks, old-growth forests and the famous Sunken Trace. Sunken Trace shows the popularity of the path as it goes between a narrow corridor of two trees leaning on each other. Several hikes are just a couple of miles long and close to the highway. Other hikes are longer and more strenuous, which means you can plan several day hikes close by each other or one hike that lasts all afternoon.

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