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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