Sequestration Effects on the Parkway
On March 1, 2013, the Parkway was required to reduce its annual budget by five percent, in accordance with the sequestration provision of the Budget Control Act of 2011. Click the link to learn about visitor center, restroom, and services impacts. 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.
**On March 1, 2013, the Natchez Trace Parkway was required to reduce its annual budget by five percent, in accordance with the sequestration provision of the Budget Control Act of 2011. All visitors are encouraged to see how this may impact available restrooms, campgrounds, and visitor centers by clicking here.**
Did You Know?
The Mississippi Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) played a vital role in the preservation of the Natchez Trace by placing markers in each Mississippi county the old trace passed through.