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 »
NATCHEZ TRACE PARKWAY STILL CLOSED FROM MILEPOST 429 TO NORTHERN TERMINUS AT MILEPOST 442.5.
Contact: Dale Wilkerson, 662-680-4005
Wintery weather conditions continue on the Natchez Trace Parkway in Tennessee, Alabama, and the northern section of Mississippi.
The Natchez Trace Parkway is still closed from milepost 429 to the northern terminus at 442.5, affecting the on-ramps at Tennessee Highways 100, 96, and 46 (Pinewood Road). Travelers are strongly advised to not use the Parkway in Tennessee and Alabama.
From U.S. Highway 82 (milepost 204) northward to the Alabama line, roads and bridges are icy and continue to be hazardous. Access into the Colbert Ferry Site (Milepost 327.3) is closed.
In the event of an emergency on the Natchez Trace Parkway, call Park Dispatch at (800) 300-PARK (7275) or 911.
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.