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 »
Ranger-Led Activities and Events
There are a variety of events throughout the year along the Natchez Trace Parkway. To find out more about upcoming events and Ranger-led Programs along the Parkway, please check the corresponding location. If you have any questions about events, please call the Parkway Visitor Center at 1-800-305-7417.
Did You Know?
The double arch bridge at milepost 438 on the Natchez Trace Parkway was completed in 1994 and received the Presidential Award for Design Excellence in 1995 for its innovative design. The bridge rises 155 feet above the valley and eliminates the need for spandrel columns.