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 »
Places To Go
Choosing spots to visit along the 444 mile long Natchez Trace Parkway can be overwhelming. Regardless of your interests, there are plenty of opportunities to get out of your car and experience a part of the parkway. Whether you are traveling the parkway from Natchez to Nashville, or a section in between, you may find these suggestions helpful while planning your trip.
Did You Know?
Emerald Mound is the largest Mississippian Period ceremonial mound along the Natchez Trace Parkway, and covers nearly eight acres.