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 »
Natchez Trace Compact
There is no lodging available on the Natchez Trace Parkway itself, but the communities along the Parkway may provide hotels, or bed and breakfasts. The Natchez Trace Compact is an organization comprised of communities along the Parkway, and their website, scenictrace.com, can provide you with more information about the communities along the Parkway.
Those interested in cabins are encouraged to try State Parks that are close to the Parkway.
Did You Know?
Over 100 different species of trees, including the Dogwood and Redbud, grow along the Natchez Trace Parkway.