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 »
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?
Emerald Mound is the largest Mississippian Period ceremonial mound along the Natchez Trace Parkway, and covers nearly eight acres.