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 »
The Natchez Trace Parkway is headquartered in Tupelo, Mississippi. To contact the park, please call the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center at 1-800-305-7417. The Visitor Center is open everyday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Central Time) except Dec. 25. To contact the park's headquarters, call 662-680-4025 during regular business hours, Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Central Time).
The park's mailing address is:
Natchez Trace Parkway
2680 Natchez Trace Parkway
Tupelo, MS 38804
Information by Mail
To receive an information packet by mail, click here. Please include your mailing address and specify if you are interested in bicycling the Parkway. The packet that you receive will include a Parkway map, information on camping and where accommodations can be found near the Parkway.
For any other e-mail inquiries, please click here.
Did You Know?
Over 100 different species of trees, including the Dogwood and Redbud, grow along the Natchez Trace Parkway.