Tennessee River Bridge (MP 327.4-MP 329) Closure for Repairs 12/11/13
The Tennessee River bridge will be closed on Wednesday, 12/11. The closure should not exceed 2 hours. All motorists will be stopped and given a detour map. The detour is about 47 miles long and will add over 1 hour to travel time. Click "More" for maps. 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 »
Government Employment Opportunities
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.
Did You Know?
Emerald Mound is the largest Mississippian Period ceremonial mound along the Natchez Trace Parkway, and covers nearly eight acres.