• A curve along the Natchez Trace Parkway with fall colors

    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 »

Laws & Policies

The laws enforced on the Natchez Trace Parkway are contained in two documents:

Federal regulations covering all National Park Service lands are contained in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 36, Chapter 1, also known as 36 CFR.

In addition, regulations pertaining specifically to the Natchez Trace Parkway are contained in the park's Superintendent's Compendium of Regulations. This document contains information on vehicle hauling and towing restrictions on the Parkway (pages 12-15).

Firearms laws and policies along the Natchez
Trace Parkway can be found here.

 

Did You Know?

Dogwood tree along the Natchez Trace Parkway

Over 100 different species of trees, including the Dogwood and Redbud, grow along the Natchez Trace Parkway.