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 »
Doing Business With The Park
Special Use, Bus, and Filming Permits
Permits may be required for commercial buses, filming, group bike rides, or other special uses on the Natchez Trace Parkway. Visit our Permits page to download applications, and get more information about permit requirements.
Visit our Our Staff and Offices Page, to find the phone numbers of Headquarters employees who may be able to answer your questions about doing business with the park.
Did You Know?
Emerald Mound is the largest Mississippian Period ceremonial mound along the Natchez Trace Parkway, and covers nearly eight acres.