• A curve along the Natchez Trace Parkway with fall colors

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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 »

Event Details

  • 08/23/2014

    Location: Chickasaw Village Site, milepost 261.8 in Tupelo, MS | Map Time: 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM Fee Information: Free of Charge Contact Name: Visitor Center Staff Contact Phone Number: 1-800-305-7417

To celebrate the 98th anniversary of the National Park Service, the Natchez Trace Parkway will offer an interactive photography program at the Chickasaw Village Site (milepost 261.8 near Tupelo, Mississippi) on Saturday, August 24, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. This one-hour program is open to all ages and all ability levels; beginner photographers are welcome. Bring your digital camera and join a ranger to learn the basics of landscape photography and practice these skills. For those without cameras, some one-time-use cameras may be available. Visitors are encouraged to wear sunscreen, a hat, comfortable walking shoes, and bring insect repellent.