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 »
Things To Know Before You Come
Planning ahead can make your trip more enjoyable. Knowing where to stay, what to see, what to do, and where you can find food and gas will help you prepare for your trip. While there are no commercial services on the Natchez Trace Parkway, you can often find what you need around the corner, if you know where to look. The links from this page have been set up to help you plan for an enjoyable trip on the Natchez Trace Parkway.
Did You Know?
The "Sunken Trace" at milepost 41.5 on the Natchez Trace Parkway was caused by thousands of travelers walking over the easily eroded loess soil.