Sequestration Effects on the Parkway
On March 1, 2013, the Parkway was required to reduce its annual budget by five percent, in accordance with the sequestration provision of the Budget Control Act of 2011. Click the link to learn about visitor center, restroom, and services impacts. 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 »
03/23/2013Location: Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center, milepost 266 near Tupelo, MS | Map Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Visitor Center Staff Contact Phone Number: 662-680-4027
We will use all our senses to discover more about some of the animals that make the park come alive after the sun sets. Visitors are encouraged to bring a flashlight and wear comfortable walking shoes.