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 »
Colbert Ferry Bicycle-Only Campground
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?
Meriwether Lewis, of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, was governor of the Upper Louisiana Territory when he died on the Natchez Trace in 1809, at Grinder's Stand in Tennessee. A monument was erected in his honor in 1848 and can be seen along the Natchez Trace Parkway today.