Scenic North Alabama Motorcycle Route - Natchez Trace

The Natchez Trace covers approximately 430 miles. The northern most point is at Leipers Fork, Tennessee, just southwest of Nashville. And the southern-most point is in Natchez, Mississippi. In Alabama, the Trace span is 33 miles from the Tennessee state line (milepost 341.8) to the Mississippi state line (milepost 308.9). This scenic route offers a unique blend of unexpected cultural and heritage stops to accent your trip. Popular seasons are spring for the blooming trees and autumn for the brilliant fall colors.

Natchez Trace Compact-2

1. Natchez Trace Parkway - Alabama

Alabama Music Hall of Fame

2. Alabama Music Hall of Fame

Honors the outstanding achievements and the music of Alabamians. You’ll hear rocking rhythms and soul touching melodies as you admire the vast memorabilia from the lives and careers of more than 1,000 stars, representing all styles of America’s music.

Belle Mont Mansion

3. Belle Mont Mansion

Helen Keller Birthplace

4. Helen Keller Home, Gardens and Museum

Located just a couple miles from Spring Park. The plantation home and birthplace cottage, dating back to the 1820’s are listed on the National Historic Register of Historic Places. Original furnishings of the Keller family decorate the home and museum, highlighted by hundreds of Miss Keller’s personal mementos, books, and gifts from her lifetime of travel and lectures for the betterment of the world’s blind and deaf-blind.

5. Cane Creek Canyon Nature Preserve

6. Lacefield Falls

Wild streams, box canyons, waterfalls, rock shelters, and sandstone bluffs encompass the 700 acres of Cane Creek Canyon Nature Preserve where you’ll find Lacefield Falls.

Rattle Snake Saloon & Seven Springs Lodge

7. Rattlesnake Saloon

Old-fashioned saloon feel, with swinging doors, a large porch that hosts live music and hitching post. Built into a massive rock outcropping. Sandwiches, wings and more. Open: Th-Sa 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Spring Park

8. Coldwater Falls at Spring Park

The man-made Coldwater Falls was constructed with over 2,000 tons of sandstone and today sees more than 4.3 million gallons of water flow each day. Wheelchair accessible.

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