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?
The Mount Locust Inn and Plantation, dating back to the 1780's, is one of the oldest original structures along the Natchez Trace Parkway.