This bicycle route (Threet to Tishomingo / Belmont) 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 36 miles on the Parkway from Threet, AL (milepost 338) to Tishomingo, MS / Belmont, MS (milepost 307 / 303)
  • 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 Threet, AL
    • Biking on the Parkway:
      during the day from milepost 338 to milepost 303
    • After Biking on the Parkway:
      in the afternoon/evening near Tishomingo, MS or in Belmont, MS
  • Links to complete Natchez Trace Parkway 442 Mile, North to South Itinerary Routes that this one day route is part of

Ride Stats:

milepost 338 to milepost 307:

  • Miles on Parkway: 30.9
  • Elevation Gain:
    1,201 feet (avg. 38.9 feet/mile)
    Maximum Grade: 5.9%
  • Elevation Loss:
    1,376 feet (avg. 44.5 feet/mile)
    Minimum Grade: -6.1%

milepost 338 to milepost 303:

  • Miles on Parkway: 35.9
  • Elevation Gain:
    1,561 feet (avg. 43.5 feet/mile)
    Maximum Grade: 5.9%
  • Elevation Loss:
    1,681 feet (avg. 46.8 feet/mile)
    Minimum Grade: -6.4%

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 338)

Milepost 338 - Threet, AL west of the Parkway - Lodging (night before) options with Bicycle Route to Parkway:

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 2.4 miles to Parkway entrance (Lauderdale County Road 8 at milepost 338) - RidewithGPS Route

Camping:

  • Colbert Terry Bicycle-Only Campground - The park service has a bicycle only, "primitive" campground at the Colbert Ferry site (milepost 327.3). Free tent camping only for cyclists biking the parkway.

Biking on the Parkway
(during the day from milepost 338 to milepost 307 or milepost 303)

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

RidewithGPS route of the Parkway from milepost 338 to milepost 303 that includes the following points of interest and guidance:
ridewithgps.com/routes/43559076
You can download the route to your phone!

  • Milepost 337.9 - Lauderdale County Road 8
    Start of the Day on the Parkway - entrance Lauderdale County Road 8
  • Milepost 337.9 (east of Parkway 150 yards) - Wichahpi Commemorative Stone Wall (Te-lah-nay's Wall)
    Top 30, Indian History, Modern Marvel
  • Milepost 330.2 - Rock Spring
    Top 30, Hiking Trail, Nature Area
  • Milepost 327.3 - Colbert Ferry
    Top 30, Restroom, Indian History, Old Trace, Modern Marvel, Picnic Area
  • Milepost 321 - US Hwy 72 exit
    Market 0.5 mile east of Parkway, Restaurants 2.5 miles east of Parkway
  • Milepost 308.9 - Alabama - Mississippi state line
  • Milepost 307 - Tishomingo, MS lodging
    End of the Day on the Parkway (if staying at Bear Creek Saloon Guesthouse) - exit at MS Hwy 30 exit - Bear Creek Saloon Guesthouse 1.5 miles west of Parkway
    Follow their bicycle route to your overnight stay!
  • Milepost 304.5 (adjacent to the parkway) - Tishomingo State Park
    Top 30, Hiking Trail, Picnic Area, History/Nature Exhibit, Daily Use Fee
  • Milepost 303 - Belmont, MS lodging
    End of the Day on the Parkway (if staying at Sparks Drive Inn, Belmont Hotel or Rock Creek Farm) - exit at MS Hwy 25 northbound (towards Tishomingo) exit
    Follow one of their "Lodging" bicycle routes to your Belmont overnight stay!

After Biking on the Parkway
(in the afternoon/evening near milepost 307 and milepost 303)

Milepost 307 - Tishomingo, MS west of the Parkway - Lodging with Bicycle Route from Parkway, Camping and Featured Points of Interest Options:

Lodging:

Bear Creek Saloon Guesthouse
Vacation Rental - 1 Cottage/2 Beds/Sleeps 3 - Only 1 mile off the Parkway near Tishomingo State Park. Unhosted guest house.
Route: Bike or Drive 1.5 miles west from Parkway exit (MS Hwy 307 at milepost 307) - RidewithGPS Route
Food: Breakfast is not included but you have a fully equipped kitchen and you may have groceries and food delivered from Sunshine Grocery Store in Tishomingo. If you are bicycling without a car they can deliver to the guest house.
More Info:
Overview Description
Accommodations and Rates
Cyclist Amenities

Campgrounds along/near the Parkway:

Featured Points of Interest:

  • Milepost 304.5 (adjacent to the parkway) - Tishomingo State Park
    Top 30, Hiking Trail, Picnic Area, History/Nature Exhibit, Daily Use Fee

Milepost 303 - Belmont, MS 7 miles south of the Parkway - Lodging with Bicycle Route from Parkway, Camping, Food and Featured Points of Interest Options:

Lodging:

Sparks Drive Inn B&B
Bed & Breakfast/Vacation Rental - 6 Units/12 Beds/Sleeps 23 - 4 suites with private living area and kitchen or kitchenette and a whole house rental and cottage rental.
Route:
Biking Unsupported: Bike 9.6 miles south from Parkway exit (MS Hwy 25 at milepost 303, then follow "back roads" route) - RidewithGPS Route
Biking Supported: Exit Parkway at milepost 303 onto MS Hwy 25 and then drive south 6.5 miles.
Food: Breakfast is included at Sparks Restaurant located next door. Each suite/house/cottage has either a fully equipped kitchen or a kitchenette.
More Info:
Overview Description
Accommodations and Rates
Cyclist Amenities

Rock Creek Farm
Vacation Rental - 2 Units/3 Beds, 2 Couches/Sleeps 8 - 2 separate whole-house vacation rentals on a 600-acre farm.
Route:
Biking Unsupported: Bike 12.8 miles south and west from Parkway exit (MS Hwy 25 at milepost 303, then follow "back roads" route) - RidewithGPS Route
Biking Supported: Exit Parkway at milepost 303 onto MS Hwy 25 and then drive south and west 11 miles.
Food: Coffee, tea, a fruit/cheese tray, breakfast bars, popcorn and light snacks are provided with your standard guest rate. For an additional fee and with advance notice, other food items can be provided. Please note that the nearest markets and restaurants are located four miles away in downtown Belmont. Some of the restaurants in Belmont can deliver dinner.
More Info:
Overview Description
Savannah's Sanctuary Accommodations and Rates
Naomi's Nest Accommodations and Rates
Cyclist Amenities

Campgrounds along/near the Parkway:

Food:

Featured Points of Interest:

  • Milepost 304.5 (adjacent to the parkway) - Tishomingo State Park
    Top 30, Hiking Trail, Picnic Area, History/Nature Exhibit, Daily Use Fee
  • Bay Springs Lake
    Bay Springs Lake is a reservoir on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway in northeast Mississippi. It is impounded by the Jamie Whitten Lock and Dam.

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