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 CLOSED FROM MP 429 TO NORTHERN TERMINUS AT MP 442.5 -- TENNESSEE BRIDGE IN ALABAMA EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS
Contact: Calvin Farmer, 662-680-4016
As a result of the adverse, wintery weather conditions, the Natchez Trace Parkway has issued a travelers advisory for sections of Parkway in Tennessee and Colbert & Lauderdale Counties in Alabama.
Did You Know?
The "Kaintucks", or boatmen from the Ohio River Valley, would walk approximately 500 miles from Natchez to Nashville along the Natchez Trace in about 30 days.