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    Natchez Trace

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  • 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 »

Government Employment Opportunities

A Park Ranger helps answer visitor questions while traveling on the Natchez Trace Parkway.

A Park Ranger is just one of numerous career opportunities with the Natchez Trace Parkway.

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The National Park Service and the Natchez Trace Parkway help conserve the natural, historic, and recreational resources of our country. A career with the Natchez Trace Parkway is rewarding and includes the possibility of working in many kinds of jobs. Park Rangers, Wildland Firefighters, Administrative Assistants, Information Technology Specialists, and Engineers are a few of the career fields found at the Natchez Trace Parkway.

Visit usajobs.gov to see the current job opportunities with the Federal Government.


The Natchez Trace Parkway often hires students to fill temporary positions through the Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP). Applicants must be current students, enrolled at least half time. To learn more about student opportunities or the STEP program, visit studentjobs.gov.

If you are interested in a career with the National Park Service, but are not sure if it is right for you, an SCA Internship, or volunteer position is a great way to try it out.

Did You Know?

Emblem of the Daughters of the American Revolution

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.