Canton - Ridgeland - Jackson Mississippi - Natchez Trace

This section of the Natchez Trace is located near Canton, Ridgeland and Jackson, Mississippi.

The section spans the area between the Mississippi Highway 16 intersection (milepost 135) and the US Highway 51 intersection (milepost 102).

Listed below are Natchez Trace Sites, Nearby Attractions, Nearby Towns & Cities and Access / Exit Roads located along the Canton - Ridgeland Jackson, Mississippi section of the Natchez Trace Parkway. Click on the links for information, picture(s) as well as a location map.

Natchez Trace Historic and Scenic Sites


Other Nearby Attractions


  • Mississippi Crafts Center - Exit the Trace at milepost 104 onto Old Canton Road and travel south to Rice Road. Turn left on Rice Road and the Mississippi Crafts Center will be on your left.
  • Ridgeland Visitors Center - Exit the Trace at milepost 101 onto I-55 and go north to the Renaissance at Colony Park Shopping area.

Nearby Towns & Cities


  • Canton, MS - Exit the Trace at milepost 115 onto Mississippi Highway 43 and travel north 8 miles.
  • Jackson, MS - The Trace travels around the west side of Jackson. There are several exits from milepost 87 to milepost 103 including exits from Interstates 20 and 55.

Access / Exit Roads - Nearby Towns & Cities and Food and Gas nearby? (less than 2 miles)