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 "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.