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 »
The management team and entire staff of the Natchez Trace Parkway are dedicated to preserving the resources of the Natchez Trace Parkway for future generations. These pages have been set up to provide you with more information on how we are accomplishing this goal. Use these pages to help find answers on upcoming projects, people to contact when doing business with the park, or general park statistics. For more information about park management you may contact the Superintendent's Office.
The Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail, Tupelo National Battlefield Site, and Brices Crossroads National Battlefield Site are all administered by the Natchez Trace Parkway.
Did You Know?
The double arch bridge at milepost 438 on the Natchez Trace Parkway was completed in 1994 and received the Presidential Award for Design Excellence in 1995 for its innovative design. The bridge rises 155 feet above the valley and eliminates the need for spandrel columns.