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Tupelo Bicycle-Only Campground

The trail leading to the Tupelo bicycle only campground. 

Follow the trail across from the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail parking lot to find the bicycle-only campground. This area is open to bicyclists only.

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At milepost 266, near the Parkway Headquarters, this bicycle-only campground provides a place to set up your tent.

The campground is located directly across the Parkway from the Parkway Visitor Center. Travel west on the access road located at the south end of the Visitor Center parking lot. Travel to the scenic trail parking lot, located on the left hand side of the road. Across the road is a small trail, marked with a closed sign. This area is open to bicyclists only. Follow that trail to the bicycle-only campground, which includes picnic tables, fire rings, grills, water (April through October), and pit toilets. Visitor Center restrooms are open for 8:00 am to 5:00 pm daily.

**Water is currently unavailable at the Tupelo bicycle-only campground. Water is available across the Parkway at the Parkway Visitor Center.**

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Did You Know?

Dogwood tree along the Natchez Trace Parkway

Over 100 different species of trees, including the Dogwood and Redbud, grow along the Natchez Trace Parkway.