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 »
Second Grade Lesson Plans
Spotted Salamander: Students will learn about the life of the salamander by illustrating a book about the spotted salamander.
History of the Natchez Trace Parkway: The Teacher will read How the Natchez Trace Came to Be to the students and the students will write a summary report of the book with help from the teacher. Click on sidebar to download the How the Natchez Trace Came to Be book PDF or the Powerpoint.
Did You Know?
The Mississippi Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) played a vital role in the preservation of the Natchez Trace by placing markers in each Mississippi county the old trace passed through.