Tennessee River Bridge (MP 327.4-MP 329) Construction Delays 3/11/14-3/15/14
The Tennessee River bridge will be partially closed, one lane at a time, on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 through Saturday, March 15, 2014. While short delays may be expected, it is not anticipated that the road work will require a detour at this time.
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 »
Seventh Grade Lesson Plans
This Land is YOUR Land: Students will learn to value the preservation of history by identifying personally historic objects which are important to them.
What’s Happenin’ on the Trace: The students will investigate current events associated with the Natchez Trace Parkway. They will write a journalisti-type report and/or develop a visual presentation. Subject areas may include: community events or issues, plants, animals, invasive species, boundary issues, social issues and environmental issues.
Traveling the Natchez Trace: The students will engage in several physical exercises while using their map skills.
Did You Know?
Over 100 different species of trees, including the Dogwood and Redbud, grow along the Natchez Trace Parkway.