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11 Fascinating Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Mississippi’s Natchez Trace

Seeped in history, the Natchez Trace is as fascinating as it is beautiful. The scenic pathways that make up the famous Trace have been travelled for thousands of years, creating a trail of interesting facts and mesmerizing tales. From notorious travelers to stories of the supernatural, here are 11 things you probably didn’t know about Mississippi’s most famous trail.

Experience the Natchez Trace for yourself in the video below.

Were you surprised by anything listed above? Have another interesting fact about the Natchez Trace to add? We want to know! Share your thoughts in the comments section.

Daniella DiRienzo
Even though she was born in New York, Daniella has lived in the south pretty much her entire life. The self-proclaimed southerner graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2011. Since graduation, she has worked as a freelance writer for several websites and opened a clothing consignment shop in her town of Picayune, MS.