This bicycle route (Collinwood to Nashville) is one day of several different Natchez Trace Parkway 442 Mile, South to North (Natchez to Nashville) Itinerary Routes.

Overview Map:

  • Lodging option(s) and Bicycle Route(s):
    to the Parkway for the night BEFORE biking this section
  • Parkway route in Red:
    bike north 88 miles on the Parkway from Collinwood, TN (milepost 355) to Nashville, TN (milepost 442 - Northern Terminus)
  • Bicycle Route(s) and Lodging option(s):
    from the Parkway for the night AFTER biking this section
  • Below the Overview Map:
    click on Points of Interest categories (food, restrooms, etc.) to add them to the map
  • Click on any of the Points of Interest for more info.
  • Click on any of the Routes:
    Parkway in Red, lodging routes in other colors - to view a preview and detailed route

Below the Overview Map:

  • Information and Links:
    • Before Biking on the Parkway:
      in the morning in Collinwood, TN
    • Biking on the Parkway:
      during the day from milepost 355 to milepost 442
    • After Biking on the Parkway:
      in the afternoon/evening near the Northern Terminus of the Parkway
  • Links to complete Natchez Trace Parkway 442 Mile, South to North Itinerary Routes that this one day route is part of

Ride Stats:

  • Miles on Parkway: 87.8
  • Elevation Gain:
    5,011 feet (avg. 57.1 feet/mile)
    Maximum Grade: 8.4%
  • Elevation Loss:
    5,401 feet (avg. 61.5 feet/mile)
    Minimum Grade: -9.8%

Click any of the above Points of Interest categories to display them on the map.

Click on green links for more information.

Before Biking on the Parkway
(in the morning near milepost 355)

Lodging (night before) options with Bicycle Route to Parkway, Camping and Food:

Lodging:

The Collinwood Suite
Vacation Rental - 1 Cottage/2 Beds/Sleeps 4 - This private, cozy studio is perfect for anyone traveling the Natchez Trace Parkway on bicycle.
Route: Bike or Drive 0.3 miles to Parkway entrance (Wayne County Welcome Center at milepost 355) - RidewithGPS Route

Butler's Cottage
Vacation Rental - 1 Cottage/3 Beds/Sleeps 5 - Cottage has living room, deck, kitchenette and 1.5 bathrooms.
Route: Bike or Drive 0.7 miles to Parkway entrance (Wayne County Welcome Center at milepost 355) - RidewithGPS Route

Campgrounds along/near the Parkway:

  • The town of Collinwood, TN has a tent camping area for cyclists located just off the Parkway near the Fire Hall. Inquire at the Welcome Center or the Fire Hall.

Food:

Biking on the Parkway
(during the day from milepost 355 to milepost 442)

Along/Near the Parkway - Restrooms, Top 30 Favorite Sites and Exits with Services Nearby:

RidewithGPS route of the Parkway from milepost 355 to milepost 442 that includes the following points of interest and guidance:
ridewithgps.com/routes/42962248
You can download the route to your phone!

After Biking on the Parkway
(in the afternoon/evening near milepost 442)

Milepost 442 - Northern Terminus - Lodging with Bicycle Route from Parkway, Food, Bicycle Shop and Featured Points of Interest Options:

Lodging:

Hummingbird Haven B&B
Vacation Rental/B&B - 1 Cabin/3 Beds/Sleeps 5 - Get away from it all at this cabin built in 1952.
Route: Bike or Drive west 8.3 miles from Parkway exit (TN Hwy 96 at milepost 437.5) - RidewithGPS Route
Food: Breakfast is not served. The cabin's kitchen is stocked with breakfast foods for you to prepare on your own timetable.
More Info:
Overview Description
Accommodations and Rates
Cyclist Amenities

Timber Ridge Cabin & Carriage House
Vacation Rental - 2 Rental Units/3 Beds,2 Foldout Sofas,1 Air Mattress/Sleeps 12 - 2 Night Minimum Stay - On 9 wooded acres. 6 miles from both downtown Franklin and Leiper’s Fork.
Route: Bike or Drive east 2.5 miles from Parkway exit (TN Hwy 96 at milepost 437.5) - RidewithGPS Route
Food: Breakfast is not included. There are no restaurants or markets within walking or a short bike ride. You can bring food to prepare in the kitchen or you can get a Uber ride to restaurants in Franklin or Leiper's Fork.
More Info:
Overview Description
Accommodations and Rates
Cyclist Amenities

The three closest hotels (4.5 miles from the Northern Terminus in the One Bellevue Place area) are Home2 Suites by Hilton (855-618-4702), Microtel Inn & Suites (615-662-3133) and Hampton Inn (615-662-0004) that you can bike to the from the Parkway (bike path on Sawyer Brown Road).

Camping:

  • No campgrounds near the Northern Terminus.

Food:

Bicycle Shop:

  • Trace Bikes
    1.3 miles east of Parkway's Northern Terminus (milepost 442) at 8080B Highway 100, Nashville

Featured Points of Interest:

Complete Natchez Trace Parkway 442 Mile, South to North Itineraries:

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