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  • 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 »

Recycling on the Parkway

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The Natchez Trace Parkway is working to help visitors dispose of their waste responsibly. Currently, the Parkway offers recycling bins in three locations:

  • Parkway Visitor Center (milepost 266)
  • Reservoir Overlook (milepost 105.6)
  • Parkway Information Cabin (milepost 102.4)

These sites will accept plastics #1-5, and aluminum. More sites will be coming soon! Thank you for supporting the recycling program.

Did You Know?

Boatmen from the Ohio River Valley walked along the Natchez Trace.

The "Kaintucks", or boatmen from the Ohio River Valley, would walk approximately 500 miles from Natchez to Nashville along the Natchez Trace in about 30 days.