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    Natchez Trace

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  • 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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  • Dulcimer Day

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

    A special program of dulcimer music will be provided by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association. More

  • Wildflower Walk

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

    This one- hour program will take participants through both prairie and forest ecosystems and will include wildflower identification and ecology. More

  • Pioneer Day

    Saturday, April 26, 2014

    The Tombigbee Pioneer Group will perform living history demonstrations that show the challenges faced and creative solutions developed by those Americans who lived in the area from the 1700s to 1840. More

  • Wildlife Weekend

    Saturday, April 26, 2014

    Join exhibitors, including herpatologist Terry Vandeventer for live snake programs. More

For more information about upcoming events on the Natchez Trace Parkway, please check our Ranger-Led Activities and Events page.

Did You Know?

Meriwether Lewis Monument, Natchez Trace Parkway, Tennessee

Meriwether Lewis, of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, was governor of the Upper Louisiana Territory when he died on the Natchez Trace in 1809, at Grinder's Stand in Tennessee. A monument was erected in his honor in 1848 and can be seen along the Natchez Trace Parkway today.