Florence - Tuscumbia Alabama - Natchez Trace

This section of the Natchez Trace is located in the northwest corner of Alabama.

The section spans the area between the Tennessee-Alabama state line (milepost 341.8) and the Alabama-Mississippi state line (milepost 308.9).

Listed below:

Florence - Tuscumbia, Alabama

Natchez Trace Historic and Scenic Sites

Rock Spring

milepost 330.2 - Hiking Trail, Top 30 Favorite Site

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Colbert Ferry

milepost 327.3 - Restroom, Picnic Area, Old Trace, Top 30 Favorite Site

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Freedom Hills Overlook

milepost 317.0 - Scenic Overlook, Hiking Trail

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Parkway Scenery Photos

Scenery you can see from the road while driving, biking or riding the Florence - Tuscumbia section of the parkway.

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Fall Foliage Photos

Fall Foliage photos of the Florence - Tuscumbia section of the parkway.

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Other Nearby Attractions

Wichahpi Commemorative Stone Wall (Te-lah-nay's Wall)

Top 30 Favorite Site - The Wichahpi Commemorative Stone Wall is located just east of the parkway near milepost 338 on Lauderdale County Road 8.

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Sacred Way Sanctuary

Sacred Way Sanctuary is located 5 miles east of the parkway (exit onto AL Hwy 20 near milepost 336) on Lauderdale County Road 200.

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Rosenbaum House

The Rosenbaum House is located 15 miles east of the parkway in downtown Florence, Alabama. Exit the parkway at milepost 336 onto AL Hwy 20 or at milepost 333 onto Laurderdale CR 14.

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W.C. Handy Museum and Library

The W.C. Handy Museum and Library is located 15 miles east of the parkway in downtown Florence, Alabama. Exit the parkway at milepost 336 onto AL Hwy 20 or at milepost 333 onto Laurderdale CR 14.

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Helen Keller Birthplace & Home

Helen Keller's birthplace is located in Tuscumbia, Alabama about 19 miles east of the parkway. Exit the parkway at milepost 320 and travel east on US 72.

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Area Merchants

Alabama Highway 20 (milepost 336):

in Florence via AL Hwy 20 or Lauderdale CR 14 exit:

  • Rosie’s Mexican Cantina - Serving honest, handmade Tex-Mex favorites as well as unique house specialties.
  • Ricatoni's Italian Grille - Classic Italian dishes including pizzas cooked in a wood-burning oven.
  • Odette - Restaurant serving elevated American fare with southern and international influences.
  • City Hardware - Restaurant serving American Cuisine with a Southern Accent.
  • Yumm - Restaurant serves authentic Thai dishes, from mild to spicy that are complimented by sushi..
Nearby Towns & Cities

Tuscumbia, AL

Exit the Trace at milepost 320 onto US Highway 72 and travel east 19 miles.

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Access / Exit Roads - Nearby Towns & Cities and Food and Gas nearby? (<2 miles)
Area Festivals & Events

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