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 »
Meriwether Lewis Campground Paving Work- April 9-April 22, 2011
Contact: Terry Wildy, 662-680-4027
Paving work at the Meriwether Lewis Campground at milepost 386 (near Hohenwald, TN) will start on Saturday, April 9, 2011. This work will affect visitor access to the sites. Roads throughout the campground will be paved and campsite access will be limited during the paving process. Campground loops will be closed one loop at a time to allow paving work. Restrooms will remain open. Additionally, during the one- to two-day period when the campground access road will be paved, access to and from the campground will be prohibited between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. The date of this access road closure is weather dependent.
Did You Know?
The terrain along the Natchez Trace Parkway changes from 70 to 1,100 feet in elevation and passes through 5 degrees of latitude.