Natchez Trace Wilderness

1363 Napier Rd.
Hohenwald, TN 38462

Ranger Station: (931) 796-3211

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Located right off the scenic Natchez Trace Parkway, this 830-acre forested preserve features a large lake, complete with marina and fishing boat and canoe rentals. Nashville offers many sports and entertainment attractions. Other interesting day trips include Loretta Lynn’s Dude Ranch in Lobelville and the home of President James Polk in Columbia.


Campsites: 126 full hookups, 391 power and water, 5 overflow sites.

Rentals: 58 cabins.

Member Amenities

Adult center, basketball court, beach, boat dock, boat launch, canoes, conference rooms, country store, exercise room, family center, fish cleaning stations, game room, horseshoe pits, lakes, laundry facilities, lighted tennis courts, mini-golf, nature trails, pingpong, running track, rowboats, sauna, swimming pools, volleyball court, Wi-Fi access.

Points of Interest

  • Natchez Trace Parkway, 1/2 mile
  • Buffalo River, 3 miles
  • State Run Wildlife Area and Lake, 10 miles
  • Amish Community, 20 miles
  • Loretta Lynn’s Dude Ranch, 40 miles
  • Several TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) dams, all about 50 miles
  • Nashville, 82 miles


GPS Coordinates: N 35° 26' 3.70" W 87° 28' 32.01"; elevation is 824 feet.

From Nashville: Take I-65 south to Saturn Parkway. Follow this road to US 31. Take US 31 south into Columbia. Turn onto US 412 west and follow for approximately 25 miles. Go south on the Natchez Trace Parkway for approximately 10 miles to the Napier Rd. exit. Bear to the right.

NOTE: After you turn onto Napier Rd., you will make a loop back under a Natchez Trace overpass. This bridge has an 11-foot. clearance. If your rig is taller, there is a small dirt bypass on the opposite side of Napier Rd with a 13’6” clearance. To avoid the underpass, take State Rt. 64 from East or West to route 241. This will take you to the preserve entrance.