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 »
NATCHEZ TRACE PARKWAY REOPENS FROM MILEPOST 429 TO NORTHERN TERMINUS AT MILEPOST 442.5.
Contact: Dale Wilkerson , (662) 680-4005
This afternoon, the Natchez Trace Parkway reopened the roadway from milepost 429 to the northern terminus at 442.5. The Colbert Ferry Site in Alabama (Milepost 327.3) is also open.
Did You Know?
The Mount Locust Inn and Plantation, dating back to the 1780's, is one of the oldest original structures along the Natchez Trace Parkway.