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 »
There are numerous activities along the Natchez Trace Parkway that are accessible to people with varying abilities. From paved overlooks and trails, to visitor centers there are opportunities to get out of your car and experience the Parkway.
The following list of accessible facilities and features may help you plan your trip
In addition to the above locations, each pullout along the Parkway has a routed sign that can be read from the vehicle. Interpretive signs at trailheads and parking areas are also wheelchair accessible.
Did You Know?
The "Sunken Trace" at milepost 41.5 on the Natchez Trace Parkway was caused by thousands of travelers walking over the easily eroded loess soil.