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 »
Teacher Information Guide and Planning
This Teacher Guide provides basic information about the natural and cultural resources of the Nathcez Trace Parkway and Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail. It also provides general information about available teacher resources and field trips.
Classroom programs and field trips are available. Information for field trips and classroom programs that are both ranger-led and teacher-led is available at Field Trip Planning.
This project was financed in part by the National Park Service's CONNECT TRAILS TO PARKS program, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System in 2018.
Did You Know?
The Mount Locust Inn and Plantation, dating back to the 1780's, is one of the oldest original structures along the Natchez Trace Parkway.