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The Natchez Trace Bicycle Tour
Cycle along the peaceful Natchez Trace Parkway, a cyclist’s paradise that is a well-paved limited access highway with very little traffic, over 6 days. This unique adventure begins and ends in Jackson, the state capital of Mississippi. The ride is centered around the Natchez Trace Parkway, a 440-mile route steeped in history that is now part of the National Park System, with many historic sites along the route to pause and catch your breath.
- CategoryTrail Riding
- TypeFully Guided
- Duration6 days
- Culture LevelFamiliar
- Skill Level2 - Novice
- Activity Level2 - Moderate
- Elevation1 - Easy
- Distance75.8 miles
- Avg. Daily Distance15.5 miles
Antebellum mansions, southern hospitality, and miles of open roads – Welcome to Mississippi! Tour antiquated mansions that date back to the Civil War, discover the deep roots of this region on visits to monuments and historic sites and savor some of the south’s most delectable cuisine.
Cycle along the peaceful Natchez Trace Parkway, a cyclist’s paradise that is a well-paved limited access highway with very little traffic, no cross traffic or traffic lights, and no commercial traffic. Spin down the Mississippi River Trail, a designated bicycle route network that parallels the length of the Mississippi River on this Natchez Trace cycling trip.
You’ll also enjoy trips off the Trace to nearby Vicksburg, one of the most historic and pivotal locations of the Civil War, and stopovers adjacent to the Trace in Natchez and Jackson. Enjoy true “southern hospitality” from the people of Mississippi on this Natchez Trace bike tour!
Each day you'll be given various biking options so you can ride as little or as much as you like. This tour offers certain days or sections of routes that have gently rolling hills with some longer grades. However, those instances will be few and far between and the overall trip is at an easy level for cyclists who don’t cycle often. Van options are available for those tougher segments if you choose to opt-out.
* Roar Adventures customers that book a Sojourn tour will get a 5% discount if you book another Sojourn tour with us. Note that this does not apply for multiple bookings for the same departure date.