• A curve along the Natchez Trace Parkway with fall colors

    Natchez Trace

    Parkway AL,MS,TN

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  • 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 »


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

Milepost Facility Services Available
15.5 Mount Locust Restroom, exhibit shelter, and grounds of historic house
17.5 Coles Creek Restroom, designated picnic table
54.8 Rocky Springs Restrooms in campground, designated campsite with picnic table
102.4 Parkway Information Cabin

Restrooms, visitor center, and multi-use paved recreational trail

122.6 River Bend Restrooms, designated picnic table
154.3 Holly Hill

Restrooms, designated picnic table

159.9 Kosiusko Visitor Center Restrooms, visitor center
193.1` Jeff Busby Restrooms, designated campsite with picnic table
232.4 Bynum Mounds Loop trail to exhibit shelter and mounds, slight grade
233.2 Witch Dance Restrooms, designated picnic table
261.8 Chickasaw Village Exhibit shelter


Parkway Visitor Center Restroom, visitor center, nature trail. The park film is closed captioned.
327.3 Colbert Ferry Restroom at boat launch, designated picnic table
364.5 Glenrock Branch Restrooms
377.8 Jacks Branch Restrooms
385.9 Meriwether Lewis Restrooms, visitor center (hours vary), interpretive trail, designated campsite with picnic table
407.7 Gordon House Historic Site Trail to interpretive exhibits near home
427.9 Garrison Creek Restooms

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?

Emerald Mound, Mississippi

Emerald Mound is the largest Mississippian Period ceremonial mound along the Natchez Trace Parkway, and covers nearly eight acres.