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 »
Ammendments to the Superintendent's Compendium
Launching, landing or operating an unmanned aircraft from or on lands and waters administered by the National Park Service within the boundaries of the Natchez Trace Parkway is prohibited except as approved in writing by the superintendent. More »
Support Your Park
There are many ways to support the Natchez Trace Parkway. Volunteers provide visitor services through special programs such as Dulcimer Day and Pioneer Day. The Natchez Trace Parkway Association is comprised of dedicated individuals who support the Natchez Trace Parkway. Donations to the Parkway are always welcome, and sales at Parkway bookstores help support interpretive programs and other visitor services along the Natchez Trace Parkway. Please visit our volunteer, friends, and donate pages to find out what you can do.
Monthly programs at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center would not be possible without the help of our volunteers.
Did You Know?
The Mount Locust Inn and Plantation, dating back to the 1780's, is one of the oldest original structures along the Natchez Trace Parkway.