The National Park Service provides three campgrounds along the Natchez Trace Parkway. They are free, primitive, and available on a first come, first serve basis (no reservations are accepted). They do not offer electricity, showers, or dump stations. Each campground has restrooms. The campgrounds, available for tent camping and RVs, are located at:

  • Rocky Springs (milepost 54.8) - 22 sites
  • Jeff Busby (milepost 193.1) - 18 sites
  • Meriwether Lewis (milepost 385.9) - 32 sites
    The campground at Meriwether Lewis is currently closed due to Covid-19.

In addition, the parkway provides five bicycle-only campgrounds available for only cyclists biking without a support vehicle:

  • Kosciusko (milepost 159)
  • Witch Dance (milepost 234)
  • Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center (milepost 266)
  • Colbert Ferry (milepost 327)
  • Tennessee Highway 50 (milepost 408)

There are also other (state park, national forest and private) campgrounds located near the Natchez Trace including Fall Hollow at milepost 391 (click here).

For more information about camping along and near the Natchez Trace Parkway, see:

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