Nashville - Franklin Tennessee - Natchez Trace

This section of the Natchez Trace is located near Nashville and Franklin, Tennessee.

The section spans the area between the Northern Terminus (Tennessee Highway 100 intersection (milepost 442)) and the Tennessee Highway 46 intersection (milepost 428).

Listed below are Natchez Trace Historic and Scenic Sites, Other Nearby Attractions, Nearby Lodging, Area Merchants, Nearby Towns & Cities and Access / Exit Roads located along the Nashville | Franklin, Tennessee section of the Natchez Trace Parkway. Click on the links for information, picture(s) as well as a location map.

Natchez Trace Sites - Other Nearby Attractions - Nearby Lodging - Area Merchants - Nearby Towns - Access / Exit Roads - Festivals and Events

Natchez Trace Historic and Scenic Sites


Other Nearby Attractions


Nearby Lodging


Area Merchants


    TN Hwy 46 exit (milepost 428):
  • Leiper's Fork Market - Gasoline, snacks and beverages, basic grocery supplies and a grill/dining area (sandwiches and pizza).
  • Country Boy Restaurant - Open for breakfast and lunch on Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday; open for breakfast, lunch and dinner on Thursday, Friday and Saturday; closed on Monday.
  • Puckett's of Leiper's Fork - Open 7 days for breakfast, lunch and dinner (closes early on Monday at 4).
  • Leiper's Creek Gallery - Fine art gallery in a warm and welcoming environment.
  • The Copper Fox Gallery - Featuring the works of local, regional and national artisans.
  • The West & Company - Country mercantile featuring apparel and gift items for the casual country lifestyle.
  • Serenite Maison - Specializes in European antiques, one-of-a-kind items including furniture, lighting and textiles.
  • Finds in the Fork - Eclectic items: new and used vinyl records, turntables, musical instruments, jewelry, clothing, repurposed lights, etc.

Nearby Towns & Cities


  • Nashville, TN - Exit the Trace at the northern terminus (milepost 442) onto either Tennessee Highway 100 and travel east into Nashville. Or, exit the Trace onto McCrory Lane and travel north about four miles to Interstate 40 East to Nashville.
  • Franklin, TN - Exit the Trace at milepost 438 onto Tennessee Highway 96 and travel east eight miles to Franklin.
  • Leipers Fork, TN - Exit the Trace at milepost 428 onto Tennessee Highway 46 and travel east one mile to Leipers Fork.

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

Area Festivals & Events

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