Sequestration Effects on the Parkway
On March 1, 2013, the Parkway was required to reduce its annual budget by five percent, in accordance with the sequestration provision of the Budget Control Act of 2011. Click the link to learn about visitor center, restroom, and services impacts. 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?
Emerald Mound is the largest Mississippian Period ceremonial mound along the Natchez Trace Parkway, and covers nearly eight acres.