• A curve along the Natchez Trace Parkway with fall colors

    Natchez Trace

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  • Short Construction Delays Possible Near Tupelo, MS (milepost 264.4)

    Repairs on a bridge will require one-lane closures of the Parkway for about 1/4 mile near Tupelo. Work is expected to be completed in fall of 2014. Please use caution due to construction traffic around the work area. More »

  • Portion of National Scenic Trail Near Tupelo Closed to Hikers

    Part of the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail (NOT the Parkway) near Tupelo, MS, has been closed until 2015 due to construction under Tupelo's Major Thoroughfare Construction Project. Parkway travelers may expect delays, but no detours are expected. More »

  • Ammendments to the Superintendent's Compendium

    Launching, landing or operating an unmanned aircraft from or on lands and waters administered by the National Park Service within the boundaries of the Natchez Trace Parkway is prohibited except as approved in writing by the superintendent. More »

Colbert Ferry Bicycle-Only Campground

To find the bicycle-only campground, look for the open area near the small white building.

To find the bicycle-only campground, look for the open area with the small white building visible.  Follow this open area to the campground.

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At milepost 327, the Colbert Ferry site provides a bicycle-only campground with picnic tables, grills, and fire rings.

As you enter the Colbert Ferry Site follow the road to the left, past the visitor contact station toward the boat ramp. At the end of the first curve, you will notice a gate with a tent and bicycle symbol. Ride past the gate about 100 feet, to an open area with a small white building visible. Follow the open area to the bicycle-only campground.

Access a map of this section of the Parkway.

Did You Know?

The Tennessee River along the Natchez Trace Parkway

George Colbert operated a stand and ferry to cross the Tennessee River and is rumored to have charged Andrew Jackson $75,000 to ferry his army across the river.