This bicycle route (Hohenwald to Collinwood or Threet) is one day of several different Natchez Trace Parkway 442 Mile, North to South (Nashville to Natchez) 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 south 31 or 45 miles on the Parkway from Hohenwald, TN (milepost 385.9) to Collinwood, TN (milepost 355) or Threet, AL (milepost 341)
  • 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 near Hohenwald, TN
    • Biking on the Parkway:
      during the day from milepost 385.9 to milepost 355 or 341
    • After Biking on the Parkway:
      in the afternoon/evening in Collinwood, TN or near Threet, AL
  • Links to complete Natchez Trace Parkway 442 Mile, North to South Itinerary Routes that this one day route is part of

Ride Stats:

milepost 385.9 to milepost 355:

  • Miles on Parkway: 31
  • Elevation Gain:
    1,415 feet (avg. 45.6 feet/mile)
    Maximum Grade: 4.7%
  • Elevation Loss:
    1,282 feet (avg. 41.4 feet/mile)
    Minimum Grade: -3.8%

milepost 385.9 to milepost 341:

  • Miles on Parkway: 45.3
  • Elevation Gain:
    1,614 feet (avg. 35.6 feet/mile)
    Maximum Grade: 4.7%
  • Elevation Loss:
    1,879 feet (avg. 41.5 feet/mile)
    Minimum Grade: -3.8%

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 385.9)

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

Lodging:

Meriwether's Retreat B&B
Bed & Breakfast - 2 Guest Rooms/3 Beds/Sleeps 5 - In historic downtown Hohenwald near restaurants and museums. Can shuttle cyclists from/to Parkway.
Route: Bike or Drive 6.9 miles to Parkway entrance (Meriwether Lewis/TN Hwy 20 at milepost 385.9) - RidewithGPS Route

High Forest Guesthouse
Vacation Rental - 2 Guest Rooms/4 Beds/Sleeps 8 - 1920s restored bungalow in downtown Hohenwald historic area. 2 suites - one suite with 3 bedrooms.
Route: Bike or Drive 6.9 miles to Parkway entrance (Meriwether Lewis/TN Hwy 20 at milepost 385.9) - RidewithGPS Route

Note: Meriwether’s Retreat and High Forest Guesthouse are across the street from each other.

Small Town Haven
Vacation Rental - 2 Homes/6 Beds/Sleeps 10 - Two whole-house vacation rentals between the Parkway and downtown Hohenwald.
Route: Bike or Drive 4.6 miles to Parkway entrance (Meriwether Lewis/TN Hwy 20 at milepost 385.9) - RidewithGPS Route

Miss Scarlett's B&B
Bed & Breakfast - 3 Guest Rooms/3 Beds/Sleeps 6 - On 45 acres less than a mile off the Parkway at the Meriwether Lewis exit.
Route: Bike or Drive 0.8 miles to Parkway entrance (Meriwether Lewis/TN Hwy 20 at milepost 385.9) - RidewithGPS Route

High Forest Farms I
Vacation Rental - 2 Homes/4 Beds/Sleeps 8 - Two vacation rental, whole home upscale properties on a 16-acre farm near the parkway.
Route: Bike or Drive 1.3 miles to Parkway entrance (Meriwether Lewis/TN Hwy 20 at milepost 385.9) - RidewithGPS Route

High Forest Farms II
Vacation Rental - 2 Homes/15 Beds/Sleeps 24 - Two vacation rental, whole home upscale properties on a 120-acre farm near the parkway.
Route: Bike or Drive 2.9 miles to Parkway entrance (Meriwether Lewis/TN Hwy 20 at milepost 385.9) - RidewithGPS Route

Campgrounds along/near the Parkway:

Food:

Biking on the Parkway
(during the day from milepost 385.9 to milepost 355 or milepost 341)

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

RidewithGPS route of the Parkway from milepost 385.9 to milepost 341 that includes the following points of interest and guidance:
ridewithgps.com/routes/43427231
You can download the route to your phone!

  • Milepost 385.9 - Meriwether Lewis Death & Burial Site -
    Top 30, Restroom, Hiking Trail, History/Nature Exhibit, Old Trace, Picnic Area, Bicycle Repair Station
  • Milepost 385.9 - TN Hwy 20
    Start of the Day on the Parkway - entrance Meriwether Lewis site/TN Hwy 20
  • Milepost 382.8 - Metal Ford and Buffalo River
    Top 30, Hiking Trail, Picnic Area, Old Trace
  • Milepost 380.8 - Napier Road exit
    Market 0.5 miles east of Parkway
  • Milepost 377.8 - Jacks Branch
    Restroom, Picnic Area
  • Milepost 375.8 - Old Trace Drive
    Top 30, Old Trace, Hiking Trail
  • Milepost 370 - US 64 West exit
    Market 0.9 miles west of Parkway
  • Milepost 364.5 - Glenrock Branch
    Top 30, Restroom, Picnic Area
  • Milepost 355 - Collinwood, Tennessee
    End of the Day on the Parkway - exit at Welcome Center exit - Downtown Collinwood 0.1 mile west of Parkway
    Follow one of the "Lodging" bicycle routes to your Collinwood overnight stay!
  • Or, continue biking further south into Northwest Alabama.
  • Milepost 355 - Wayne County Welcome Center exit
    Markets and Restaurants 0.1 to 0.2 miles west of Parkway
  • Milepost 351 - TN Hwy 13 exit
    Market 0.1 mile east of Parkway
  • Milepost 341.8 - Tennessee - Alabama state line
  • Milepost 341 - Northwest Alabama
    End of the Day on the Parkway - exit at Lauderdale County Road 10 exit - Threet, AL community west of Parkway
    Follow the Farmhouse Sanctuary B&B "Lodging" bicycle route to your overnight stay!

After Biking on the Parkway
(in the afternoon/evening near milepost 355 and milepost 341)

Milepost 355 - Collinwood, TN west of the Parkway - Lodging with Bicycle Route from Parkway, Camping, Food and Featured Points of Interest Options:

Lodging:

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 west from Parkway exit (Wayne County Welcome Center at milepost 355) - RidewithGPS Route
Food: Breakfast is not included. The cottage is stocked with coffee. The cottage has a refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker.
More Info:
Overview Description
Accommodations and Rates
Cyclist Amenities

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 west from Parkway exit (Wayne County Welcome Center at milepost 355) - RidewithGPS Route
Food: Breakfast is not served. The suite is stocked with Coffee, Bottled Water, Seltzer Water, Yogurt, Granola Bars and Farm Fresh Eggs. The suite has a fully equipped kitchen.
More Info:
Overview Description
Accommodations and Rates
Cyclist Amenities

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:

Featured Points of Interest:

Milepost 341 - Threet, AL west of the Parkway - Lodging with Bicycle Route from Parkway and Featured Points of Interest Options:

Lodging:

Farmhouse Sanctuary B&B
Bed & Breakfast - 5 Guest Rooms/7 Beds/Sleeps 10 - Farm estate located just off the Parkway near the TN/AL state line and the Wichahpi Commemorative Stone Wall.
Route: Bike or Drive 1.3 miles west from Parkway exit (Lauderdale County Road 10 at milepost 341) - RidewithGPS Route
Food: Guests enjoy a full breakfast including fresh eggs provided by the farm's chickens. A coffee maker, tea kettle and small fridge are available for guests to use. A wood-fired oven can bake fresh pizzas and breads (with advance notice - great for cyclists biking without a vehicle).
More Info:
Overview Description
Accommodations and Rates
Cyclist Amenities

Featured Points of Interest:

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