This 10-Foot-Deep Gully In Mississippi Was Created Thousands Of Years Ago, And You Can Hike It
At over 400 miles, the Natchez Trace Parkway boasts some incredible sites – one of which is the Sunken Trace. Part of the original Natchez Trace, this portion of the famous pathway appears sunken – a feature that’s attributed to a combination of easily eroded soil and thousands of years worth of travelers. Take a look:
Ready to take a walk on this historic trail? To learn more about the Sunken Trace, visit the National Park Service website. You can also check out Natchez Trace Travel here.
So, did you know about the Sunken Trace? Ever walked along it? If so, what’d you think? Know of another trail loaded with history? Tell us in the comments section.
This isn’t the only trek that combines nature and history. Read about another here.
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Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.