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 »
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At the Natchez Trace Parkway, the term "viewshed" is simply defined as what can be seen from the Parkway. The landscapes surrounding the Parkway are in a constant state of change. Urban sprawl and changing agricultural patterns present challenges to the future viewshed of the Natchez Trace Parkway.
Take a look at the photo gallery to see some of the views that can be enjoyed today along the Parkway, and hopefully by future generations.
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.