Natchez Trace is located in Carroll, Henderson, and Benton counties in West Tennessee. It lies 35 miles east of Jackson off of Interstate 40 between Nashville and Memphis. Take Exit 116 off of I-40 to the park's main entrance.
With the many acres of scenic woodlands, the park includes four lakes, a swimming beach, a 47 room resort inn and restaurant complex, cabins, group lodge, camping areas, picnicking sites, playgrounds, a ball field, a regulation pistol firing range, picturesque hiking trails, a wrangler camp, 250 miles of horse riding trails, a park store and archery range. Located at I-40, exit 116, this area is composed of a State Park, State Forest and a Wildlife Management Area, with a total of 48,000 acres. The Tennessee Division of State Parks, Tennessee Division of Forestry and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency share administration of this area. Picturesque Pin Oak Lodge at Natchez Trace is situated on the wooded shores of Pin Oak Lake. This 47-unit facility provides singles, doubles and suite accommodations. Half of the rooms face Pin Oak Lake; the other half face the outdoor pool. All of the rooms have cable TV, phone, coffee maker, blow dryer, and bath w/ shower/tub, table and chairs. Two of the rooms w/ one bed are fully accessible for those with disabilities. Recreative facilities include a playground, tennis courts, and adult and children’s swimming pools. Private meeting, dining rooms and a new conference center are available. The inn also provides a free continental breakfast daily. Open year round, a gift shop is located at the park inn. Sweatshirts and t-shirts, toiletry items, books and lots of items specific to Tennessee State Parks and Natchez Trace State Park are available. Natchez Trace State Park now has wireless internet in the conference rooms, lobby, restaurant and some inn rooms.
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