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 »
The Natchez Trace Parkway bookstore is operated by a cooperating association, Eastern National. You can find books, postcards, pins, and patches at the Parkway Visitor Center, Milepost 266, near Tupelo, Mississippi, and the Parkway Information Cabin, Milepost 102.4 near Ridgeland Mississippi throughout the year. There is also a seasonal store located at the historic Mount Locust Inn, Milepost 15 near Natchez, Mississippi.
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.